Africa’s Place in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018

The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018, one of the annual international platforms that brings together political, industry and business leaders to discuss the most pressing issues affecting global economics, development and finance, will take place on May 24 to 26 in St. Petersburg. Ahead of the forum, the official website of the President of the Russian Federation has p...

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Africa’s Place in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018

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Ebola in DR Congo: Africa Should Watch Out

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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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Burundi's Political Intrigues Indict East Africa Community

The political intrigues that have seen Burundians allegedly extend presidential terms in Burundi - potentially extending current leader Pierre Nkurunziza's rule to 2034, are unnerving. A...

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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
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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SADC and the Metre Convention

The international community remembers, appreciates and celebrates the signature of the Metre Convention on 20th May 1875 albeit by just seventeen nations. The SADC region adds its voice to t...

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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

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Sensible Lessons For the Horn Countries

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Perspectives
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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How the West is Turning its Back on Africa

Fundamental political, economic and social shifts are taking place across the world. More inward looking regimes are emerging among the many nations that once looked beyond their borders wit...

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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...

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Reclaiming the Great African Continent

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Regions
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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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The world has become a global village. We all know the story of Princess Diana's death. An English princess with an Egyptian boyfriend crashes in a French tunnel, driving a German car wi...

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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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6 Steps African Businesses Can Take Towards Compli...

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

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