Djibouti’s Legitimate Concerns with Eritrea Should Be Addressed

The recent rapprochement between Ethiopia and Eritrea is a welcome development in a region beset by calamities of wars, draught and man-made disasters.  Reconciliation between these two blood and ethnic related neighbors and ending 20 year of hostilities was long overdue.  Credit goes to the two leaders, their people who embraced it wholeheartedly and others who might have supported behi...

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Djibouti’s Legitimate Concerns with Eritrea Should Be Addressed

The recent rapprochement between Ethiopia and Eritrea is a welcome development

SADC’s Commitment to a Prosperous Africa

Without peace and stability, economic growth and development will remain nothing but a dre...

Africa Now: What Nelson Mandela Would Have Said

He would have dissuaded African leaders from engaging in primitive accumulation of materia...

Accountants as Drivers of Business Success

Businesses today want more from their accountants

The ‘Fake’ About Fake News

In today’s fast-changing world of communications and digital systems, we are witnessing th...

Child Marriage: The Socio- Economic Dimension

Child marriage is a crosscutting problem. It is a security, development, cultural, health,...

Kofi Annan: The Passing On of an Icon

Kofi Annan was a global statesman and a deeply committed internationalist

Big Data and Artificial Intelligence: What Ethical Issues for Africa?

The 8th IREN Eastern Africa Thought Leaders ForumTheme: Big Data and Artificial Intelligen...

Anti-Africa Stance Threatens China-Africa Partnership

China would better address concerns that Africans are frowned upon and slapped with prohib...

The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the Future of Work: Some Implications for Central Banking

Machines are developing at a rapid speed and their application is becoming increasingly so...

The Unseen Hand in Global Affairs: Why Media and Scholars Must Research

Would it not be appropriate for the media to raise these issues and schools and universiti...

Igbo Presidency Will Not Change Nigeria

Consider this: every major tribe in Nigeria has had the least of their brother rule and th...

Canada and Saudi Arabia: The Intrigues

A true friend is not the one who always acts as your cheerleader whether you are right or...

Ethiopian Languages, English Substitution, and Itiopiawinet

My aim is not to sound an alarm or insinuate pessimism, but to draw awareness to the mega...

Adding Value to the Accounting Profession

Accountants are fortunate in that their discipline is a solid foundation for a range of ca...

Editorial
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 international community to end hostilitie...

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Anti-Africa Stance Threatens China-Africa Partnership

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 worrying. While reports said that it was occ...

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Ethiopia-Eritrea Truce Boost for Regional Security...

The mending of relations between Ethiopia and Eritrea encapsulated in Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia and President Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea is...

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The ‘African Win’ in Les Bleus is an Indictment to...

Venezuela President Nikolas Maduro has joined the chorus of quarters that believe that Africa, and not France, was the true winner of the 2018 FIFA Wo...

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Africa Must Market Itself in the South Africa BRIC...

Africa has an opportunity to market itself during the BRICS Summit in South Africa through the BRICS Outreach that will discuss the topic: BRICS in Af...

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What Do 2018 Elections Hold for Africa?

The year 2018 will see general elections in a quarter of African countries. Zimbabweans have voted in the first election since the removal of former p...

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Letters to Editor
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 else who spoke up against it. A true friend...

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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 Nations and Nobel Peace Laureate, passed away...

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What Non Profit Organizations (NPOs) Wish Corporat...

“It was 2pm on Mandela Day at the after-care centre. The children were getting ready to go home when suddenly, 80 volunteers from a large local bank a...

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Why Uganda Government Is Taxing Social Media

Dear Ugandans, Greetings. I am using social media to share with you the reasons for the social-media tax and the mobile money tax. Our budget for t...

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Nelson Mandela and Pan Africanism: The Lies That B...

One wonders if the South African Broadcasting Corporation Board read comments on Facebook that questioned why they showed a documentary claiming Nelso...

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Religious Groups Must Help Stop the Mayhem in Plat...

Dear distinguished and peace-loving Royal Fathers, venerable elders, Imams, Archbishops, Mallams, Bishops, Sheikhs, Christian leaders of different den...

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Perspectives
Big Data and Artificial Intelligence: What Ethical Issues for Africa?

The 8th IREN Eastern Africa Thought Leaders Forum Theme: Big Data and Artificial Intelligence: What Ethical Issues for Africa? Date:  September 12-15, 2018 Venue: Nairobi, Kenya...

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SADC’s Commitment to a Prosperous Africa

I am delighted to accept the Chairmanship of SADC at a time when a New Africa, The Africa We Want, is on the rise. Africa is on the march, driven by unity of purpose, the pursuit of common o...

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Mandela Legacy: Archbishop Thabo Makgoba Got It Wr...

Many people, I suppose including the Archbishop of the Anglican church of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba, would agree with me that the church is society’s mo...

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Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare: Where Does...

Global Outlook -Artificial Intelligence in General It is not news that AI is shaking up the world, unlocking new frontiers in addressing business a...

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Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s Views on Nelson Man...

This submission seeks to respond to Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the President of Ghana’s views on Nelson Mandela and the history of South Africa’s st...

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Adding Value to the Accounting Profession

The accounting profession offers some diverse opportunities, if you want to make a change without making a complete break from your profession. In the...

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Regions
Child Marriage: The Socio- Economic Dimension

Sub- Saharan Africa holds the highest level of child marriage globally, having overtaken South Asia. Around four out of every ten girls on this continent is married before the age of 18 , an...

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The ‘Fake’ About Fake News

Communication is part of God’s plan for us and an essential way to experience fellowship. Made in the image and likeness of our Creator, we are able to express and share all that is true, go...

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BRICS is Good for East Africa Community- Museveni

The East African Community (EAC) is comprised of: Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan and Uganda.  Our population is now 168 million people...

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10th BRICS Summit Declaration, Johannesburg

I. PREAMBLE 1. We, the Heads of State and Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Russian Federation, the Republic of India, the Peopl...

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The Role of Nuclear in Zambia’s Sustainable Econom...

Zambia’s 92nd annual Agricultural and Commercial Show wrapped up after six entertaining and educational days in Lusaka. Thousands of visitors received...

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The Unseen Hand in Global Affairs: Why Media and S...

“People's actions are strongly influenced by their knowledge base. People act on their beliefs. You can manipulate a person's actions by corru...

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