Russia-Africa Ties: Sochi to Host African Leaders

Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed his aide Yuri Ushakov to chair the organizing committee paving the way for the first Russia-Africa summit that Moscow plans to host in Sochi. The Russian government is to ensure financing of the expenditures related to hosting the summit and the decree has further assigned Rosscongress, a major organizer of international conventions, exhibit...

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Patriarchy and White Supremacy

White supremacy is an historically based, institutionally perpetuated system of exploitati...

Russia-Africa Ties: Sochi to Host African Leaders

The idea to hold a Russia-Africa forum was initiated by President Putin at the BRICS (Braz...

Can Ethiopia Deliver A Credible Census?

Ethiopia is preparing for its 4th population and housing census planned to be held early n...

The Kind of Leadership Africa Needs

We need leaders that realise that no one but us will develop our continent.

Catalysing Africa’s Transformation

"Can you have sustainable pregnancy?" That is, pregnancy that is indefinite? It is neithe...

Preaching and Lecturing: What Works?

There is a distinction between preaching and lecturing

The Somali Sea and Abiy’s Shuttle Diplomacy

What can we expect from the court’s rulings? It can rule in favor of either one of the pet...

The Regionalization of Ethiopia

IntroductionRegionalization can be defined as “the politico-administrative process…by whic...

Russia's Policy, Africa and the Female Drivers

International Women's Day, observed worldwide on March 8, is primarily to recognize and hi...

Economy: What Zambia can Learn from Ontario and Switzerland

We have a very tiny economy and we spend a great deal of our time fighting over a pint of...

United States of Africa or Regional Blocs? Technical Perspectives and Reflections

Since there is no straightforward answer, it is prudent to accommodate various compromises...

Kenya’s 2019 Economic Outlook

Kenya’s current account deficit will be marginally narrow due to subdued petroleum prices...

Gunboat and Debt Diplomacy: Harsh Choices for Africa

If Africa does not become strategic, the continent is bound to be the playing field of eve...

Reviewing the Post-Meles Economic Transition and the Somali Region

With stability and political management of the country ever becoming difficult and conditi...

Lending and Payment Systems in Upheaval - The Fintech Challenge

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Editorial
Nigeria: Victorious Buhari Has an Uphill Task

Buhari’s re-election has been confirmed by the country’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). He reportedly garnered 15,191,847 votes ahead of his closest challenger, Atiku Abub...

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Gunboat and Debt Diplomacy: Harsh Choices for Africa

Luigi Di Maio, the Italian ambassador to France has been critical of France for  fueling Africa-Europe migration and impoverishing some Africa states by manipulating the economies of 14 Afri...

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Nigeria: Victorious Buhari Has an Uphill Task

Buhari’s re-election has been confirmed by the country’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). He reportedly garnered 15,191,847 votes ahe...

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Gunboat and Debt Diplomacy: Harsh Choices for Afri...

Luigi Di Maio, the Italian ambassador to France has been critical of France for  fueling Africa-Europe migration and impoverishing some Africa states...

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Letters to Editor
John Wayne and White Supremacy

"I believe in white supremacy until the blacks are educated to a point of responsibility," John Wayne said. John Wayne was born Marion Mitchell Morrison and he was an American film icon. He...

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Preaching and Lecturing: What Works?

There is a distinction between preaching and lecturing. Both are methodologies for speech delivery. Both are intended to impart new or existing knowledge or to reiterate the already availabl...

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John Wayne and White Supremacy

"I believe in white supremacy until the blacks are educated to a point of responsibility," John Wayne said. John Wayne was born Marion Mitchell Morris...

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Preaching and Lecturing: What Works?

There is a distinction between preaching and lecturing. Both are methodologies for speech delivery. Both are intended to impart new or existing knowle...

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Perspectives
Catalysing Africa’s Transformation

In the 1960s, economists were talking about growth and development.  Growth meant quantitative expansion of sectors.  Development implied some qualitative changes propelling the economy and...

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The Kind of Leadership Africa Needs

I want to talk about the kind of leadership we need to transform Africa. I want to look at it from a slightly different perspective. More like context setting first. So which Africa are we t...

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Catalysing Africa’s Transformation

In the 1960s, economists were talking about growth and development.  Growth meant quantitative expansion of sectors.  Development implied some qualita...

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The Kind of Leadership Africa Needs

I want to talk about the kind of leadership we need to transform Africa. I want to look at it from a slightly different perspective. More like context...

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Regions
Can Ethiopia Deliver A Credible Census?

Ethiopia is preparing for its 4th population and housing census planned to be held early next month. The past three censuses were conducted in 1984, 1994 and 2007. While the results of the 1...

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Patriarchy and White Supremacy

In the Mail & Guardian of 15 March 2019 Eusebius McKaiser, a regular contributor to the Mail & Guardian wrote an article with the headline, “Not a racist? Then do something.” I think McKaise...

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Can Ethiopia Deliver A Credible Census?

Ethiopia is preparing for its 4th population and housing census planned to be held early next month. The past three censuses were conducted in 1984, 1...

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Patriarchy and White Supremacy

In the Mail & Guardian of 15 March 2019 Eusebius McKaiser, a regular contributor to the Mail & Guardian wrote an article with the headline, “Not a rac...

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