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Last updated: 01 May, 2007 - Published 06:45 GMT
 
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Resident Presidents archive editions
 
The Resident Presidents (illustration by Frank Odoi)
From this page you can access audio from October to December of 2006.

6th October 2006

Olushambles and Kibarkingmad are great admirers of the information management and leadership style of newly re-elected Gambian President Yahya Jammeh.

13th October 2006

Our resident God-fearing presidents are tickled by men in skirts getting hot under the collar about the antics of a rebel priest.

21st October 2006

Kibarkingmad has a theory about President George W Bush's War on Terror and, naturally, there's a colourful analogy to illustrate his point.

28th October 2006

Does the world not realise the onerous responsibility of defending one's territorial integrity? Our two presidents come out in sympathy with the Khartoum leadership.

4th November 2006

Bizarre paternal cooing from the big men as Olushambles, taking the lead from Madonna, considers adopting a British baby and rescuing it from a life of crisps and cola.

Illustration by Frank Odoi
11th November 2006

Our esteemed leaders are amused at Mo Ibrahim's new prize for achievements in leadership to be awarded to a former African head of state. Are they in the running for such an award they wonder?

18th November 2006

An accusation of a coup plot in Ghana has got the boys excited. Olushambles is convinced the continent thrives on such excitement, after all peace and security can be a bit dull.

25th November 2006

What - muse Olushambles and Kibarkingmad - would an African consider worth going to war for? A cow? the wife? land? Maybe. But surely, fighting for God is going a little to far?

2nd December 2006

Nearly 200 years since the abolition of slavery and UK PM Tony Blair catches the attention of Network's own leaders with a convoluted utterance that does everything but say 'sorry'.

9th December 2006

Kibarkingmad has a word or two for Somalia's Union of Islamic Courts in Kismayo this week after hearing that a ban has been imposed on khat.

Olushamble illustration by Frank Odoi
16th December 2006

Olushambles and Kibarkingmad note that the high season for female circumcision is nearly upon us, they discuss more humane ways that the male sex can maintain control of their women.

29th December 2006

President Olushambles is working on his New Year's address to the nation. We listen in on an early draft as he runs it past his co-hort, President Kibarkingmad.


 
 
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Our Resident Presidents at work, rest and play
 
 
Illustration by Frank OdoiResident Presidents
More meandering musings from the 'big men', July to September 2006
 
 
Kibarkingmad illustration by Frank OdoiResident Presidents
More presidential laughter, ridicule and buffoonery from April to June 2006
 
 
Kibarkingmad illustration by Frank OdoiResident Presidents
A peek into the minds of the big men from the archive of January to March 2006
 
 
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Listen again to some of their high level ruminations from 2005
 
 
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