Scaling Up Nutrition

As the 2017 World Food Prize laureate, let me add my voice to the call to decisively solve the global challenge of hunger and malnutrition. Access to food, especially nutritious food, is a fundamental human right. After all, God made stomachs to be filled, not to be empty. 800 million people live in extreme poverty and hunger globally. Yet we inhabit a world where there is surplus foo...

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Zimbabwe crisis: Army 'Secures' Robert Mugabe and Takes Control of Harare

Military 'takes over state broadcaster'

We Are Watching You: Army Chief Warns Mugabe

The current purging which is clearly targeting members of the party with a liberation back...

The 15th IREN Africa Resource Bank Forum

Digitalization, Democracy and Development: Is Africa’s Future Secure?

How to Accurately Predict and Plan For Your Future!

The future you don’t see, you can never seize.

Africa Should Nurture Homegrown Solutions

Most of the economic and social wellbeing challenges found in Africa can be addressed inte...

A World Free Of Nuclear Weapons

A certain pessimism might make us think that “prospects for a world free from nuclear arms...

Seizing the Opportunity of a Global Economy in Transition

Partnerships based on mutual trust, inclusiveness, cooperation and mutual benefit: This is...

Trade Justice Good for America and the World

We can no longer tolerate chronic trade abuses, and we will not tolerate them

Racism and Tribalism: The Bane of the Black Race Home and Abroad

Every black person is NOT a friend just as every white person is NOT an enemy.

Global Wellbeing: The Courage for Positive Change

With the full engagement of business, globalization can be harnessed into a process which...

Africa in the UN Security Council

Africa remains convinced of the need for a comprehensive reform of the United Nations Syst...

Bedroom Politics: Zimbabwe’s Boon or Bane?

Africa isn’t new to nepotism, corruption, abuse of power, bedroom politics and politics of...

Scaling Up Nutrition

Well over 300 million Africans suffering from extreme hunger is not acceptable.

What is Happening in Eastern Africa and the Great Lakes Region?

Building a strong socio-economic and political environment will catalyse investments, prod...

Kenya: Kenyatta and Odinga Must Dialogue Now

Kenyatta and Odinga need to constructively engage each other in order to avoid giving Keny...

Editorial
What is Happening in Eastern Africa and the Great Lakes Region?

Is the Great Lakes region falling apart under our watch? Tension is rife in South Sudan as trust wanes and suspicion rises. The government is out to disarm the bodyguards of detained former...

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Africa Should Nurture Homegrown Solutions

Rwandan President Paul Kagame’s has aptly observed during the 4th edition of the Dakar International Forum on Peace and Security in Africa, that Africa has to blame for allowing others to de...

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Kenya Must Drop the Siege Approach to Governance

Kenya is in the eye of the storm. The withdrawal of the National Super Alliance Presidential candidate, Raila Odinga, from the October 26 race on grou...

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The Chinese Hubei Provincial Museum Outrage: An Ey...

The online outrage that met the Chinese Hubei Provincial Museum in Wuhan for hosting a photo exhibition that equated Africans to wild animals should b...

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Stop Kenya Repeat Poll Plan

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) should not take Kenyans to an electoral exercise that will divide the country and jeopardiz...

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Democracy in Kenya: Africa is Watching

If Kenyans thought that the repeat presidential elections that have seen Honourable Uhuru Kenyatta declared President Elect would unite the country, t...

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Letters to Editor
President Muhammadu Buhari’s National Day Broadcast: Another Golden Opportunity Lost

The entire national day broadcast by President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) on the occasion of Nigeria’s 57th independence is quite disappointing in all ramifications. It was very un-presidenti...

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An Independent AU ECOSOCC Secretariat Needed

Rather than state that the African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council (AU ECOSOCC) has failed in its mandate since 2004, this version is truer: A failed and sinecure CIDO department...

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Stop This Imprudent and Wanton Killing Along the...

With tears, grief and sorrow; South Sudanese students’ leaderships on behalf of the students in Kenya, are sending sincere and heartfelt condolences t...

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Africa: Why a Unified Voice Remains a Dream

Reacting to Africa: The Need For A Unified Voice,  I agree that Agenda 2063 and its accompanying First Ten-Year Implementation Plan 2014-2023 is the f...

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President Akufo-Addo’s Leadership On the Weighing...

Ghana has been going through very unbearable moments since January 07, 2017, when the mantle of leadership and a peaceful nation was handed over to Pr...

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Politicizing Death: Where Is Humanity Around J-1 i...

On the the second of September, a fire that gutted a girls’ dormitory at Moi High School, claiming the lives of 10 students with many others criticall...

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Perspectives
Scaling Up Nutrition

As the 2017 World Food Prize laureate, let me add my voice to the call to decisively solve the global challenge of hunger and malnutrition. Access to food, especially nutritious food, is a f...

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Global Wellbeing: The Courage for Positive Change

Today, Asia is one of the main drivers of the world economy, contributing to the prosperity and stability of the region and beyond. Over the past two decades, extreme poverty has decreased s...

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Africa: Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons

Throughout its history, Africa has experienced important migratory movements, both voluntary and forced, which have contributed to its contemporary de...

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Pathways for Peace: Inclusive Approaches

We have all grown accustomed to the proverbial saying that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Such are the rewards of coming together...

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Entrepreneurship Environment in Africa

Young people represent more than 60% of Africa’s population, leading to the “demographic dividend” as the new buzzword of the development assistance a...

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Inclusive Competitiveness

During the second Competitiveness Foresight exercise that it has recently organised, the National Productivity and Competitiveness Council was reflect...

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Regions
Trade Justice Good for America and the World

We seek robust trade relationships rooted in the principles of fairness and reciprocity. When the United States enters into a trading relationship with other countries or other peoples, we w...

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Seizing the Opportunity of a Global Economy in Transition

The Asia-Pacific, has the biggest share of the global economy; and it is a major engine driving global growth. The business community is a primary contributor to growth, as it keeps explorin...

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BRICS: South Africa’s Primary Goals

We meet against the backdrop of developmental challenges resulting from the downturn in the global economic order. Our discussions are thus informed b...

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Australia’s Partnership with Africa

Many countries in Africa have made great strides towards a better future with a young, increasingly educated and connected, rising generation that are...

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European Commission: State of the Union

Introduction – Wind in Our Sails Last year, I had a somewhat easier speech to give. It was plain for all to see that our Union was not in a good s...

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Africa -US Business Partnership

We hope to extend our economic partnerships with countries who are committed to self-reliance and to fostering opportunities for job creation in both...

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