China-Africa Partnership: A New Slavery?

The recent visit to China by African leaders is another attempt at enslaving their future and that of, if we are lucky, just ten generations. Actually, the visit was spurred by enslavement in the sense that if they were not enslaved already, they would have seen that no country outside the continent, especially one from the continent that hates the black skin more than any other, wants h...

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Economic Stability: DR Congo Has a Long Way to Go

The Democratic Republic of the Congo sits on an estimated $24 trillion worth of natural re...

Kofi Annan: A Tribute

Like few in our time, Kofi Annan could bring people together, put them at ease, and unite...

Boosting Business Productivity by Using the Right Digital Tools

Many entrepreneurs and business owners are using online applications to streamline collabo...

Globalism Vs Nationalism

Globalism and nationalism have become the ideological divide of the 21st century

Empowering Africa’s Digital Disruptors

In a data economy, those who build the data refineries extract the value and make all the...

A New Dawn for the Horn of Africa Nations

I call on the leaders of the three countries to expand this noble effort of regional coop...

Steve Biko: A Memorial

Like Langston Hughes, Steve Biko sought to lead his people to claim their rightful place a...

Africans Must Reclaim Their History

There is a historic denial of Africa's true history in western scholarship

China-Africa Partnership: A New Slavery?

African leaders have treated history like an ostrich and the familiar outcomes are permane...

Donald Trump and Barrack Obama: A Moral Analysis

Nations that did not regard morality ended up destroying themselves from within

A Deserving Tribute to Kofi Annan

The best tribute we can give him is to shun romanticism, embrace realism and temper optimi...

The State of Uganda

The economy of Uganda, as indeed is the case with many countries wanting to modernize from...

Sharon Otieno’s Death: Beyond Feminist Crocodile Tears

Elite feminist celebrities are always shown on the news celebrating their latest rich catc...

Luckymouse Group Using Legitimate Certificate to Sign Malware

The Kaspersky Lab Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) has discovered several infecti...

Archbishop Ntagali Undermines Uganda’s National Dialogue Process

For church to be relevant to its flock it must address justice and rights issues faced by...

Editorial
A Deserving Tribute to Kofi Annan

Global acclamations in praise of Kofi Annan, the first sub-Saharan African to lead the United Nations, continue to pour in.  Annan’s efforts to revitalise the UN, put human rights at the cor...

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Economic Stability: DR Congo Has a Long Way to Go

Foreign mining firms have strongly opposed a new law by The Democratic Republic of Congo that is keen on increasing taxes on mining firms as well as government royalties from the industry. T...

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South Sudan: Peace at Last?

South Sudan has finally inked a Power-Sharing Deal agreement after the country’s two major arch-rivals came under pressure from the regional and the i...

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Anti-Africa Stance Threatens China-Africa Partners...

The alleged banning of Africans from Kenya, Uganda and Nigeria from hotels in China's 3rd wealthiest city of Guangzhou in the recent past, is worr...

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African Negotiators Must Be Serious

President Uhuru Kenyatta raised the Kenyan flag high when he and US President Donald Trump led their respective delegations in bilateral talks during...

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Africa Must Rethink Debt Accumulation

Africa is plunging into a new debt crisis, with 40 per cent of the region’s countries at high risk of debt distress — double the proportion of five ye...

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Letters to Editor
Sharon Otieno’s Death: Beyond Feminist Crocodile Tears

As I drove past the stretch of market traders at Ruai Shopping center on the outskirts of Nairobi, I wondered what the women traders in the market were discussing about Sharon Otieno, an exp...

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Kofi Annan: A Tribute

Since the shock of former United Nations’ Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s death, I have been reflecting on what made him so special. To my mind, it is simply this:  Kofi Annan was both one-of...

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Canada and Saudi Arabia: The Intrigues

Saudi Arabia desperately needed a wakeup call to stop its arbitrary arrests of intellectuals, academics, journalists, religious leaders and anyone els...

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Kofi Annan: The Passing On of an Icon

It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nation...

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Church Must Be In the Forefront Over Land Reform

The debate over land reform in South Africa came to mind on a trip to Chile recently, where I represented the Archbishop of Canterbury on an Anglican...

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Theresa May and Africa: No Reason to Party

In his 1959 inaugural address PAC founding President Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe said, “There is no doubt that with the liquidation of Western imperialis...

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Perspectives
Empowering Africa’s Digital Disruptors

Earlier this year, I was on a panel at the Transform Africa summit in Kigali titled “Empowering Africa’s digital disruptors.” I spoke about the data economy and how we can build data-driven...

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Boosting Business Productivity by Using the Right Digital Tools

Running a small or medium sized business in East Africa is a constant hustle – that’s why so many entrepreneurs and business owners are using online applications to streamline collaboration...

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Creating a New UK-Africa Partnership

Cape Town is a city whose recent past lends it a special resonance for many around the world, and symbolises the transformation experienced by South A...

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The Role of Economists/Researchers in Shaping Poli...

Let me say a few words about economists. Their vital role in shaping public perceptions and discourses and in designing strategic policies in the corp...

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The State of Uganda

The population of Uganda, on the 26thof January, 1986, when the NRM took over Kampala, was about 14million People.  I say about 14 million because the...

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Africans Must Reclaim Their History

When Europeans and Arabs came to Africa, what did they come to do? Did they come as tourists? Or, like Jan Van Rebeeck, they were just en route to Ind...

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Regions
Donald Trump and Barrack Obama: A Moral Analysis

“If you fail to honor your people, they will fail to honor you; It is said of a good leader that when the work is done, the aim fulfilled, the people will say, “We did this ourselves.” — Lao...

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A New Dawn for the Horn of Africa Nations

In an article on Hiiran Online on 17 August 2018, I called on Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia who were working to bury the decade old enmity (Ethiopia and Eritrea) and the renewal of the stron...

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Dark Tequila: Complex Banking Malware Operating Si...

A sophisticated cyber-operation code-named Dark Tequila has been targeting users mainly in Latin America and in particular Mexico, for at least the la...

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Thoughts on the Russia-Africa Investment Forum (RA...

The Russia-Africa Investment Forum (RAfTIF) is one of the platforms that seeks to promote business opportunities on the African continent and serves a...

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Africa to Consume US$60 Billion Financing from Chi...

Since the 2015 FOCAC Johannesburg Summit, China has fully implemented the ten cooperation plans adopted at the Summit. A large number of railway, high...

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Political Support More Important than Seeds, Weath...

Ethiopia and Rwanda are emerging as models for pairing political will with government action to transform small, family farms into poverty-fighting po...

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