Imagining Africa 40 Years From Now

Some 40 years from now, the world will be totally different. We will have driverless flying cars; we will have Uber in our fingers, YouTube in our eyes and Google on our apparels. Healthcare will be done only via mobile hospital drones packed with precision needles. Robots in the factories will go on strike, and maybe “everything we do and say will be in the pill we took today.” I don...

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Postharvest Competition and Fair to Solve Food Crisis in East Africa

The EAPTC-2017 seeks to identify postharvest innovations and technologies that demonstrate...

The Tana Forum 2017: Africa Rising

The Tana Forum fills a knowledge sharing gap among African leaders in politics, academia,...

Africa: The Quest for Quality Education

The world has begun to realize that the education gap matters. Education challenges have r...

Commonwealth-Africa: Shared Heritage for Collective Growth

What made the United Kingdom great in its hey days was the utilisation of the collective r...

Unlocking Africa's Maritime Potential

Ports play a critical and catalytic role in the development and successful exploitation of...

Imagining Africa 40 Years From Now

Some 40 years from now, the world will be totally different. We will have driverless flyin...

Imagining Africa 40 Years From Now

Some 40 years from now, the world will be totally different. We will have driverless flyin...

Infrastructure Development and the Role of the ECA

Over the years, the ECA has been in partnership with AUC and other continental and Sub-reg...

Water is Life, Sanitation is Dignity

the shareholders of mining companies make a profit, but the local communities are left wit...

Drivers of Foreign Direct Investment into Africa

Africa is generally less competitive than its main Developing and Transition Economy compe...

Europe: A Continent in Crisis Mode? Perspectives From Inside and Outside of Europe

he current state of the European Union is a state of crises

Lights, Power, Action: Electrifying Africa

The electricity deficit in Africa is immense. Today, 645 million people do not have access...

Kenya Consumer Confidence Drops

Kenyans still confident, but not as high as before - Consumer Confidence drops by 11 point...

Digital Communication and Family Relationships

Relationships with family, friends and colleagues are changing as people communicate less...

Is Africa Feeling the Effects of a Great America?

Africa should brace for the positive and negative effects of a Great America

Editorial
Is Africa Feeling the Effects of a Great America?

The African Global Economic and Development Summit 2017 scheduled for mid March this year was cancelled due to lack of Africans. About 100 guests including speakers and government officials...

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Postharvest Competition and Fair to Solve Food Crisis in East Africa

Hunger on a massive scale is threatening East Africa. Drought has contributed to leaving 16 million people in the region on the brink of starvation and in urgent need of food. People are alr...

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Addressing Africa’s Food Crisis

The devastating drought in the Horn of Africa is producing a humanitarian crisis. The number of people in crisis and emergency food insecurity levels...

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Ubuntu: Solution to Xenophobia in South Africa

In recent weeks, homes and businesses belonging to foreigners in some parts of South Africa have been torched and looted. This has been fuelled by bot...

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Africa and the Digital Agenda

Government leaders from across Africa have just concluded their meeting in Nairobi to discuss digital transformation on the continent. The conference...

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Africa Records a Plus in Aviation Safety

The fact that Sub-Saharan African region recorded zero passenger fatalities and zero jet hull losses in 2016, making it the best performance in the la...

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Letters to Editor
Momentous Judicial Decisions in Africa on March 31, 2016

The opposition produced the best evidence ever assembled in challenging an election result that I have ever studied and I have studied and written a lot of judicial challenges to election re...

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An Open Letter to Our First Lady Seynab Abdi Moalin

Soo dhowow Marwo Seynab, We want to welcome you to the cradle of your nation, the bosom of your people. We are part of you and you in turn have already become part of our hope and inspira...

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Khat: Kenya Should Embrace Diversification

As the lead UK Anti-Khat campaigner, I feel I have to respond to some astonishing statements made by some Kenyan MPs in an attempt to blackmail Her Ma...

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The Panama Papers

Money is not everything. That is true, especially when you do not know where to shop and hide some.Thanks to those doing business in tax haven ways, t...

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Winners and Champions: A Word Play?

Dear Editor,Refer to Tony Elumelu’s ‘The Role of Business Champions in Africa.’ What exactly is the difference between a champion an...

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Open Letter to People of South Sudan

South Sudan has been birthed with great pain. We have freed ourselves from oppressors and from foreign powers. The battle has been at a great price of...

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Perspectives
Commonwealth-Africa: Shared Heritage for Collective Growth

Annually, I am invited to fora or gatherings that aim to examine the subject of growth, especially as it affects Africa. Several decisions and policy documents are churned out at the end of...

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The Tana Forum 2017: Africa Rising

The Tana Forum, one of Africa’s foremost think tanks on peace, security and development, will devote this year's edition to one of the most crucial topics confronting us today, namely th...

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Lights, Power, Action: Electrifying Africa

When God created the world, he prioritized: he created light, first. No development can occur in the dark. Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s founding father s...

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Water is Life, Sanitation is Dignity

In Cape Town, as a result of diminished rainfall over the past year, the dams supplying water for our metropolitan area are only 29 percent full, this...

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Imagining Africa 40 Years From Now

Some 40 years from now, the world will be totally different. We will have driverless flying cars; we will have Uber in our fingers, YouTube in our eye...

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Imagining Africa 40 Years From Now

Some 40 years from now, the world will be totally different. We will have driverless flying cars; we will have Uber in our fingers, YouTube in our eye...

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Regions
EALA: Salient Issues

The World Bank’s African Regional Integration 2016 Index, lists EAC as one of the top performing blocs in the Continent. Such positive scorecard calls on us not to entertain complacency but...

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Europe: A Continent in Crisis Mode? Perspectives From Inside and Outside of Europe

The founding promise of uniting Europe was: No more war between European peoples. The promise was not: Any more crises. No doubt: The current state of the European Union is a state of crises...

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Asia and the New Global Global Policing Architectu...

Asia today accounts for 67 per cent of the world’s population and one-third of the world’s economy, and is home to multiple civilizations and nations....

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German G-20 Presidency in 2017: Opportunities and...

1. Introduction South Africa takes a keen interest in Germany and Europe at large, given the substantial trade linkages and therefore significant i...

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Brexit: A Rethink

I want to be explicit. Yes, the British people voted to leave Europe. And I agree the will of the people should prevail. I accept right now there is n...

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The Church and the Drugs Challenge

We, bishops, are deeply concerned due to many deaths and killings in the campaign against prohibited drugs. This traffic in illegal drugs needs to be...

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