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MDGs: Grassroots Awareness Required Before Demand
18 - 25 October 2006 Cover Story
Poor people in poorer countries of the world cry out against their rich who also groan at the richer countries. Within richer countries, their own poor feel no better, yet the system that is producing this fabulous wealth in one pole and desperate poverty in another in the same universe is created b
Democracy
Democratic Dilemma
If democracy is required to foster development, then institutions to manage resource conflicts, representative and autonomous legislatures, political parties and other civil forms of interest mediation, the rule of law, the dispersal of power through constitutional separations, civilian control over...
Development
African Elites:Genesis of Africa's Woes?
The heavy criticism of the African elite in relation to Africa’s progress is that they are the frontline directors of progress and main players of development ideas. They should be questioned about Africa’s development troubles....
Q&A
Embracing E-Governance
Just like a baby who falls severally and does not give up before knowing how to walk, we should take this up and work towards its success. As much as we have had some teething problems, we should improve what we already have....
Profiles
History of Accra
The word Accra is derived from the word Nkran meaning ants. It refers to the numerous anthills seen in the countryside around Accra....
Commentary
Global Warming Lessons from Kenyatta Day
Human and natural vulnerability to climate change would be reduced by strengthening economic growth. Economically empowered people will have the luxury of worrying over global warming....
Finance and Banking
Investing Is All About Timing
Whether one is a long term investor or a chartist, it is of great essence to understand the market cycles. No one wants to hold funds in a company whose shares are not appreciating....
Investment Opportunities
Lesson from a Village Banker Who Won a Nobel Peace Prize
Send all those international NGOs packing for brainwashing Africans against the profit motive. How else will the so called poor fight poverty if somebody spends millions of dollars teaching them to hate profits?...
News Round Up
Foreign Investment Failing Africa
Many of Africa's poorest nations failed to benefit from foreign investment despite historically high levels going to the region last year...
Agriculture
Agriculture: Lessons from History
The African food crisis is largely due to the fact that both policy makers and intellectuals have either surrendered the future of Africa to nature and or external donors. Food production is essential if Africans have to contribute to the civilizations of the world in a constructive way....
Announcement
The 4th Africa Resource Bank
For a long time, Africa’s people have been viewed as a “time bomb”, waiting to explode. While some view them as the “white man’s burden”, others look at them as a huge market-an-engine to Africa’s wealth....
Human Rights
African Court on Human Rights: Hope for African Women?
The coming into force of the Court as well as the Optional Protocol is a great cause for optimism. They are enabling instruments for civil society, policy makers, governments and NGOs that would like to rally around the cause of remedying the injustices perpetrated against African Women and which th...
Press Statement
The First IREN National High School Debate Competition on Development
It is sad to see our Tanzanian and Ugandan brothers communicating in Kiswahili during the East Africa Legislative Council meetings while their Kenyan counterparts insist on communicating in English...
Education
Values: Key to the Rise and Fall of Nations
It is a time for decision makers and professionals in the field of education to lead in the total effort of designing and implementing new and more effective ways of preparing the future citizens and future leaders of Eritrea into the creation of better societies....
THIS WEEK'S EDITORIAL

Rethinking Schools of Thought
Ideas are always liveliest when attempts are made to suppress them. The very worst way to impede an idea is to attempt to stifle it....
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

DDT: Minorities Exterminating Majorities
If DDT is prevented from entering the market, the responsible citizens will have no choice but to seek justice in the court of law in defense of DDT....

Democracy

Democratic Dilemma

Development

African Elites:Genesis of Africa's Woes?

Q&A

Embracing E-Governance

Profiles

History of Accra

Commentary

Global Warming Lessons from Kenyatta Day

Finance and Banking

Investing Is All About Timing

Investment Opportunities

Lesson from a Village Banker Who Won a Nobel Peace Prize

News Round Up

Foreign Investment Failing Africa

Agriculture

Agriculture: Lessons from History

Announcement

The 4th Africa Resource Bank

Human Rights

African Court on Human Rights: Hope for African Women?

Press Statement

The First IREN National High School Debate Competition on Development

Education

Values: Key to the Rise and Fall of Nations

 



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