Africa Should Rethink Governance for Structural Transformation

The quality of governance explains and drives transformation, development and democratization. Governance is the reason why some nations and societies do better than others; and others stagnate or even collapse. So, now the question is: what kind of governance leads to transformation; and which one to stagnation or, even worse, regression? And what type of governance serves best in the A...

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The 5th AU-EU Summit Final Declaration

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Africa Should Rethink Governance for Structural Transformation

The quality of governance explains and drives transformation, development and democratizat...

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Africa Must Define and Articulate Her Interests

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Education: How Do We Get Our Children To Read And Count?

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The Russian Export Center and Africa

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In Memory of Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe

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Editorial
Africa Must Define and Articulate Her Interests

President Akufo-Addo’s advice to Africa to shun dependency on donor largesse, forge partnerships that coincide with the African agenda and build a liberating ‘we can do it mindset’ is timely...

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African Slaves: Quick Action Needed

The United Nations appeal to countries worldwide to absorb 1,300 mainly African refugees stranded in Libya is laudable. The UNHCR intends to evacuate them to Niger which has agreed to tempor...

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What is Happening in Eastern Africa and the Great...

Is the Great Lakes region falling apart under our watch? Tension is rife in South Sudan as trust wanes and suspicion rises. The government is out to d...

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Africa Should Nurture Homegrown Solutions

Rwandan President Paul Kagame’s has aptly observed during the 4th edition of the Dakar International Forum on Peace and Security in Africa, that Afric...

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Mugabe Bows to Pressure

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s President, has stepped down after dominating the country’s political scene for over three decades in what many political ana...

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Slavery in Libya: Black Lives Matter!

The alleged sale of Africans from Niger and other sub-Saharan countries at undisclosed locations in Libya as shown by a CNN footage should be condemne...

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Letters to Editor
We Denounce the Coup Against President Robert Mugabe

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President Akufo-Addo’s Leadership On the Weighing...

Ghana has been going through very unbearable moments since January 07, 2017, when the mantle of leadership and a peaceful nation was handed over to Pr...

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Politicizing Death: Where Is Humanity Around J-1 i...

On the the second of September, a fire that gutted a girls’ dormitory at Moi High School, claiming the lives of 10 students with many others criticall...

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President Muhammadu Buhari’s National Day Broadcas...

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An Independent AU ECOSOCC Secretariat Needed

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Perspectives
Challenges of Democracy & Development in Africa

Our continent Africa, like many other parts of the world, has gone through leadership experiments, and has been struggling to find the best solution for advancing the hopes and aspirations o...

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Africa Should Rethink Governance for Structural Transformation

The quality of governance explains and drives transformation, development and democratization. Governance is the reason why some nations and societies do better than others; and others stagn...

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Equipping the Youth to Renegotiate Africa’s Positi...

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Africa’s Rebound Demands Bolder Strategies

Manufacturers and retailers seeking to stay one step ahead in Africa’s complex markets need to move beyond ‘business as usual’ - they simply cannot ke...

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E-learning in Africa: Four Key Essentials

The rate of technological advancement in Africa is growing rapidly. Introduction of computer and internet in the 20th century has significantly improv...

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In Memory of Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe

On the 5th of December 1924, a great leader was born in Graff Reinet, Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe. Were he alive on the 5th December 2017, he would be 93...

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Regions
Africa and Europe: Shared Future

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The 5th AU-EU Summit Final Declaration

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Africa -US Business Partnership

We hope to extend our economic partnerships with countries who are committed to self-reliance and to fostering opportunities for job creation in both...

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Trade Justice Good for America and the World

We seek robust trade relationships rooted in the principles of fairness and reciprocity. When the United States enters into a trading relationship wit...

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Seizing the Opportunity of a Global Economy in Tra...

The Asia-Pacific, has the biggest share of the global economy; and it is a major engine driving global growth. The business community is a primary con...

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Strengthening France-Africa Partnership

I did not come here to tell you that we were going to make a great speech to start a new chapter in France and Africa’s relationship. Nor did I come t...

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The 15th IREN Africa Resource...