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50 Namibia has been awarded the WWF Gift to the Earth prize. Chief Emeka Anyaoku and Steve Felton report 52 INTERVIEW Controversial Chinese artist Ai Weiwei tells Global about the themes that have infl uenced his work 54 Far from the swashbucklers of Hollywood, today’s pirates are brutal in their treatment of seafarers, says Andrew Mourant Tanzania 57 Foreign investment and recent discoveries of gas look set to give the country an economic boost, explains A. H. Saleh 60 When two British schoolgirls became the latest victims of acid attacks in Zanzibar, President Jakaya Kikwete tried to limit the damaging headlines. Anver Versi reports 62 Tanzania’s traditional dance, music and art form part of daily life, with the professional arts scene being small. One exception is singer Bi Kidude, says A. H. Saleh Grenada 64 INTERVIEW Grenada’s Prime Minister Keith Mitchell tells Katie Silvester about reaching out to the diaspora 67 Despite having no offi cial political opposition, the Prime Minister plans to work with other parties, says Neil Ford 69 While Grenada boasts many similar attractions to other island nations, less has been invested in developing tourism 71 Grenada has a reputation for being laid-back, even by Caribbean standards Key contributors George Bizos was born in Greece but fl ed during the Nazi occupation, arriving in South Africa as a refugee. He studied law at the University of the Witwatersrand alongside Nelson Mandela, whom he went on to defend during the trial that led to his incarceration on Robben Island Stuart Mole is the senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies at the University of London and former director of the Secretary-General’s Offi ce in the Commonwealth Secretariat Nik Gowing is the longest-serving presenter on BBC World News, the BBC’s 24-hour international television news and information channel. He has been a main anchor for much of the channel’s coverage of major international events global f i rst quar ter 2014 www.global-global -br briefing.ief ing.org l 3 www.global-briefi ng.org Register on the website to access online issues and the Global archive 73 Commonwealth Network  CHOGM 2013 Highlights of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Colombo, Sri Lanka  Stuart Mole on why South Africa had to leave the Commonwealth once apartheid took hold  INTERVIEW All Blacks legend Sean Fitzpatrick tells Sarah Juggins how sport transcends national barriers 57 64 © UN Photo/Mark Garten © GCIS


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