All articles in 'Editorial'


The World Should Promote Peaceful Coexistence

The wise thing to do is to uphold equality and respect, abandon pride and prejudice, deepen our know...

22nd May 2019
Africa Must Nurture the Think Tank Culture

African governments, private sector, and other non-state actors must collaborate with think tanks an...

15th May 2019
Gunboat and Debt Diplomacy: Harsh Choices for Afri...

What is the way out for East Africa and Africa in this non-benevolent power-play?

25th April 2019
Negotiations: Africa Must Be Serious

President Uhuru Kenyatta recently castigated his Cabinet Secretaries for not taking notes during a t...

27th March 2019
Gunboat and Debt Diplomacy: Harsh Choices for Afri...

Luigi Di Maio, the Italian ambassador to France has been critical of France for  fueling Africa-Euro...

22nd March 2019
Nigeria: Victorious Buhari Has an Uphill Task

While Buhari has promised to focus on security, restructuring the economy and fighting corruption, h...

27th February 2019
The African Union Must Be Principled

If the AU has to be credible in Africa, it must up its game.

24th January 2019
Africans Should Redefine Their Identity

Africans should not continue to define themselves using the lenses of other people.

9th January 2019
DR Congo Polls: Africa Watches and Waits

The ominous cloud hanging over DR Congo is a test to the African Solutions to African Problems mantr...

26th December 2018
Senegal’s Museum of Black Civilizations A Step in...

The opening of the Senegal-based Museum of Black Civilizations is welcome news.

5th December 2018
Western Pressure: Will Tanzania Budge?

Tanzania faces a diplomatic and financial backlash from European nations for its anti-gay stand.

13th November 2018
Cameroon Tensions are a Blight on Africa's Image

The escalating tensions in Cameroon are a scourge on the image of Africa. Anglophone secessionists h...

7th November 2018
Africa Fails to Appear Among World’s Most Innovati...

Very few African universities feature favourably on global university rankings

16th October 2018
Africa Should Brace for the Real China

Beijing’s new prominence has given it impetus to do things in its own terms and make a series of as...

3rd October 2018
Economic Stability: DR Congo Has a Long Way to Go

The Democratic Republic of the Congo sits on an estimated $24 trillion worth of natural resources

19th September 2018
A Deserving Tribute to Kofi Annan

The best tribute we can give him is to shun romanticism, embrace realism and temper optimism with po...

11th September 2018
Africa Must Rethink Debt Accumulation

Africa is plunging into a new debt crisis, with 40 per cent of the region’s countries at high risk o...

4th September 2018
African Negotiators Must Be Serious

Uhuru was clear that Africa needs trade partnerships as opposed to aid

29th August 2018
Anti-Africa Stance Threatens China-Africa Partners...

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

15th August 2018
South Sudan: Peace at Last?

South Sudan has finally inked a Power-Sharing Deal agreement after the country’s two major arch-riva...

7th August 2018
What Do 2018 Elections Hold for Africa?

The challenge has always been for incumbent leaders to guarantee an electoral process that truly ref...

31st July 2018
Africa Must Market Itself in the South Africa BRIC...

It is Africa’s hope that the forum will not be treated as a working vacation.

24th July 2018
The ‘African Win’ in Les Bleus is an Indictment to...

Africa would be better off rectifying the systemic failures that stifle the socio-economic and polit...

18th July 2018
Ethiopia-Eritrea Truce Boost for Regional Security...

The end of conflict in these regions will elicit regional stability in the Horn of Africa as well as...

11th July 2018
Africa’s Demographic Dividend Can Address Migratio...

Africa must address the push and pull factors

27th June 2018
U.S. Quitting of UN Human Rights Council not End o...

The withdrawal of the US, the largest monetary contributor to the body, should not dampen the aspira...

20th June 2018
FIFA World Cup: How Africa Has Lost

While the event will make the continent to think as one, on a positive note, Africa must strategize...

12th June 2018
IGAD’s Power Sharing Structure in South Sudan Ques...

South Sudan did not did not fight for decades to be put under UN or reap socio-political and economi...

29th May 2018
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