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Last updated: 31 August, 2007 - Published 17:30 GMT
 
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Friday 31st August

Peter Kuol Lual, in South Sudan is saddened by news of fighting in eastern DR Congo

I appeal to the Congolese army and its rebels not to take the country back to war.

Remember how Congo was once affected terribly like us here in South Sudan. I therefore urge all of you to listen to each other and resolve your domestic problems rather than plunging the country back into war.

You are one nation, one race and one blood. Why can't you listen to one another?

Thursday 23rd August

NARR: Israel Ambe Ayongwa in Cameroon applauds the decision by the Anglican Archbishop of Kenya to ordinate two American archbishops opposed to homosexuality.

Africa stands tall and proud as a guardian of morality.

She may be bankrupt economically and politically but at least her coffers are overflowing with morality, to the extent that Americans come here to this continent to seek spiritual solace.

Wednesday 29th August

Ndung'u Ndegwa in Kipipiri, Kenya is pleased that a statue is being unveiled in Parliament Square in London.

The Mandela statue in London means more than its artistic design and more than the place it stands on.

To me, it represents the passion for a free and democratic world devoid of racism and oppression unbroken by incarceration.

I admire the man in ways words could never define. I am sure I speak for millions the world over.

Tuesday 28th August

Cyril Jengo in Freetown is pleased that Sierra Leone's president Ahmad Tejan Kabbah has threatened to impose a state of emergency if election violence between rival parties does not stop.

The fact of the matter is, if political leaders cannot control their die-hard supporters then the government of the day has to step in and act robustly. Bravo Tejan Kabbah!

Ernest Bai Koroma and Solomon Berewa should know that they bear the greatest responsibility for the peace and security of Sierra Leone before and after the run-off.

It is no better time than now for them to demonstrate political maturity by being potent voices of moderation.

Monday 27th August

Vamuyan Ayouba Sherif in Monrovia, Liberia is pleased that opposition leader and former Prime Minister of the Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara announced his candidacy for the country's next Presidential elections.

I was delighted that Alassane Ouattara announced that he is going to contest the upcoming presidential race in Ivory Coast.

Ivoriens should know that Ouattara is indispensable to both the peace deals and good governance in the Ivory Coast. Those Ivoriens claiming that Ouattara is not a true Ivorien are anti-peace and progress in their country.

Remember that Nicholas Sarkozy, the president of France was the son of a Hungarian immigrant and a French mother of Greek Jewish origin. And Barack Obama may find himself in the White House, despite the fact his father was Kenyan.

 
 
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