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Last Updated: Tuesday, 12 October, 2004, 16:48 GMT 17:48 UK
Africa's news through cartoons
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Cartoons have long been an outlet for African newspapers to satirise governments. Award-winning cartoonist Tayo Fatunla gives the BBC his instant take on current news from the continent. Music is always a safe subject.
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The opposition allege massive fraud as Cameroon's long serving president, Paul Biya, appears to be heading for a landslide election win.
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A four-day general strike has taken hold in Africa's biggest oil producer against steep fuel price rises.
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A Ghanaian boy wearing an opposition T-shirt was shot dead in Tamale in northern Ghana, causing the suspension of election campaigning.
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Violence at a World Cup match in Liberia led to the referee having to leave the stadium under the protection of United Nations' peacekeepers.
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The Nigerian trade unions are accused by the government of having only one tactic in disputes.
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Somali peace activists have been celebrating the election of a new president, including one man who has been "drumming for peace" for the past decade.
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As well as Liberia, there were violent scenes at other World Cup matches at the weekend in West Africa.

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