From Word to Deed: Accelerating Africa’s Economic Development

I am here to tell you what is probably the most important game-changing investment initiative for accelerated economic development undertaken in Africa. It’s called the Africa Investment Forum – a unique platform for investment, finance, transparent transactions, and a genuine African marketplace for closing deals to accelerate the economic development of Africa. But first let me set...

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From Word to Deed: Accelerating Africa’s Economic Development

The first-ever Africa Investment Forum will be held from November 7-9 in Johannesburg, Sou...

Ebola in DR Congo: Africa Should Watch Out

Africa has a mere 3% of the global health workforce but accounts for 24% of the global bur...

The Role of Women as Peacemakers and Power Brokers

Beyond their roles as intermediaries, women are adept at building coalitions in their push...

State of the European Union

Twenty-five European countries have committed to join forces on common projects

6 Steps African Businesses Can Take Towards Compliance with EU Data Privacy Laws

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May...

How to Avoid Phishing Scams While Shopping Online

When it comes to shopping online, phishing is on the rise.

Africa and the Internet of Things

We are at a watershed moment for Africa as far as the Internet is concerned and it is crit...

Did Facebook Reject Zimbabwe Ndebele Culture ?

I paid $50.00 to promote the Ndebele culture on Facebook and it was declined.

Sensible Lessons For the Horn Countries

Uniting Villa Somalia with the regional governments is a valuable advice that would help a...

Looted African Treasures Must be Returned

Many African artefacts in museums and private collections around the world were acquired i...

Brexit and The Finance of Tomorrow in an Interconnected World

International cooperation between countries is more important than ever to preserve the cu...

Ethiopia: The Potential China of Africa

With an 8.5% rate of economic growth forecasted for the next year by the IMF, Ethiopia is...

Reclaiming the Great African Continent

Our success story and changed narrative come with building our economies that are not depe...

Control of the World through Food Supply, Energy and Money

Henry Kissinger observed that “Who controls the food supply controls the people; who contr...

Somalia Must Rethink Chaos

Everyone is taking advantage of Somalia and there is a reason for the exploitation.

Editorial
Ebola in DR Congo: Africa Should Watch Out

Since the declaration of the news about the Ebola outbreak in the Equateur province of the  Democratic Republic Congo, additional suspected cases continue to be either reviewed, reclassified...

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UAE Should Respect Somalia’s Self Determination

Relations between UAE and Somalia are on a steadily declining after the latter’s decision not to cut ties with Qatar, preferring to take a neutral pos...

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Africa's Debt Burden is Unsustainable

Sub-Saharan Africa’s plunge into a new debt crisis is alarming. An estimated 40 per cent of the region’s countries are at high risk of debt distress —...

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The IREN Technologies and Innovation Challenge – 2...

Kenya is losing Sh 150 billion worth of food to waste despite intensity of work and colossal cost of production. This has partly informed Inter Region...

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Looted African Treasures Must be Returned

Ethiopia's bid to have Britain return documents and artefacts plundered 150 years ago by British military forces is a step in the right direction....

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Letters to Editor
Sensible Lessons For the Horn Countries

As the Dubai-Qatar induced crisis engulfs, and potentially erodes the gains Somalis have made in the last twenty years, the leadership at Villa Somalia must look for lessons elsewhere, even...

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Did Facebook Reject Zimbabwe Ndebele Culture ?

I paid $50.00 to promote the Ndebele culture on Facebook and it was declined. The Ndebele poet was reciting for King Bulelani whom I support for coronation. My great grandfather Maphahla Maf...

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MIguna Miguna’s Assault Blight to Kenya’s Image

The Kenya government’s handling of one of its citizens, Dr Miguna Miguna, by making his entry into his own country difficult is worrying. The governme...

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Museveni’s May Day Speech Was Misguided

It is hard time taking the Labor Day Celebrations seriously, as the President for Life, the fountain of honor, never does wrong and always has the rig...

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Perspectives
Reclaiming the Great African Continent

It appears the words Africa and Africans have more resonance outside the continent than inside. When we are home on our continent, it always seems very important to assert that we are Ghanai...

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From Word to Deed: Accelerating Africa’s Economic Development

I am here to tell you what is probably the most important game-changing investment initiative for accelerated economic development undertaken in Africa. It’s called the Africa Investment...

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Growing African Distribution Companies Through Ef...

From volatile foreign exchange rates to complex customs clearance procedures to unreliable logistics, African distribution companies face a range of c...

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Four Economic Challenges Facing Sub -Saharan Afric...

I’ll focus my remarks on four immediate challenges I see for the region; on what they may mean for the longer-term; and on the need for timely multi-f...

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Self-reliance in Africa's Security Sector

Speaking on such a topic to experts with considerable knowledge of the field and academics of many years is a challenge, even for a former President a...

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Control of the World through Food Supply, Energy a...

In the past few weeks I have written about GMO’s, petrol prices, the South African Reserve Bank and banks in general including the World Bank and Inte...

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Regions
6 Steps African Businesses Can Take Towards Compliance with EU Data Privacy Laws

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018. African businesses that collect, process or store personal data about European citizens and re...

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State of the European Union

The state of the world today is a state of chaos, a confused proliferation of crises, where conflictuality and confrontation seem to prevail over rationality. And where patient, difficult, s...

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East Africans to Discuss the Future of the Region

The 16th IREN Eastern Africa Media Forum Theme: The East Africa Scenarios Date:  April, 2018 Young nations that comprise the East African Com...

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Strengthening SMEs and Entrepreneurship for Produc...

SMEs are key to strengthening productivity and delivering more inclusive growth. The role played by SMEs in our economies and societies is very signif...

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2018 Communiqué of the 4th Annual AGOA Civil Soci...

May 1, 2018, Washington, DC, USA The 4th annual AGOA Civil Society Organization Network Spring Conference took place April 18-19 2018, under the th...

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Brexit and The Finance of Tomorrow in an Interconn...

As is to be expected, Brexit is omnipresent on the agenda. But, as the Belgian friar Dominique Pire said when he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 195...

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