Africa’s Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) Adds Value to Regional Blocks

The birth of the Africa’s CFTA has breathed new life on the continent with great promise of accelerated socio-economic transformation for Africa. Possibly the biggest step Africa has taken this year, the signing of the CFTA is a bold statement by Africa that we are moving forward full throttle. Whilst in a broader context, one might liken it to the laggard coming late to the party in vie...

Read
Enactus Kenya Announces New Business Advisory Council Chairperson

Mr Kinyua takes over from Florence Suji of Toyota Kenya Academy

Enactus Kenya Announces the Ford College Community Challenge Winners

The Enactus teams from Kenyatta University, Moi University and Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Univ...

UAE Should Respect Somalia’s Self Determination

The cultivation of a culture of respect for self-determination remains the greatest challe...

Africa’s Old Men, Youths and the Meaning of Respect

I am an African and he is an old man without a brain but because he is old, I am obliged t...

Julius Malema Eulogizes Winnie Mandela

Long live the defiant spirit of Winnie Mandela!

Africa’s Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) Adds Value to Regional Blocks

The birth of the Africa’s CFTA has breathed new life on the continent

Russia Counts On Global Ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin has assertively reminded 17 newly arrived foreign envoys...

Africa Must Improve Aviation Safety

2017 was reportedly a very good year for aviation safety in Sub-Saharan Africa. Some 4.1 b...

Growing African Distribution Companies Through Effective Business Solutions

It is critical that retailers and distribution companies stay agile and flexible – all wit...

Uhuru Kenyatta’s Big Four: The Missing Dimension

Uhuru’s strategy of bringing in foreign investors will not succeed in the implementation o...

The Liberation Heritage Route Project: The Road to African Independence

Freedom did not arrive to Africans without a price, it came as a result of much sacrifice...

Rwanda: An Epitome of Resilience

Let us all renew our resolve that Never Again shall we allow such a tragedy to occur.

How Progressive Is Uganda’s Tax Code?

When people feel their taxes are put to good use, voluntary compliance in payment of taxes...

Winnie Mandela: Africa Must Immortalize Its Heroes and Heroines

The circumstances under which she operated were challenging.

The ANC Conference as a Heritage Site

The Heritage character of the conference is one element of ANCness that has made it go thr...

Editorial
Africa Must Improve Aviation Safety

An Algerian military plane crashed this week field shortly after takeoff at Boufarik airport, southwest of Algiers costing an estimated 257 lives. The accident comes in the wake of continued...

More
UAE Should Respect Somalia’s Self Determination

Relations between UAE and Somalia are on a steadily declining after the latter’s decision not to cut ties with Qatar, preferring to take a neutral position in the dispute between Saudi Arabi...

More
African Leaders Must Read the Pulse of Their Elect...

Lord Acton once observed that ‘power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.’ Burundi leader, Pierre Nkurunziza, has been named ‘Eter...

More
Africa Continental Free Trade Area: A Step in the...

African leaders through the AU Assembly have agreed to actualize the Africa Continental Free Trade Area protocol.  This will bring together all the me...

More
The Africa CEO Forum and Africa’s Disruptive Techn...

The 6th edition of the just concluded Africa CEO Forum, among other concerns, turned the spotlight on Africa’s disruptive technologies. Digital revolu...

More
Winnie Mandela: Africa Must Immortalize Its Heroes...

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, breathed her last aged 81. She was one of the revolutionary leaders of South Africa’s liberation struggle who kept alive th...

More
Letters to Editor
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 government is on record of defying court orders...

More
Domestic Violence Should Be Discouraged

The rising trend of domestic conflicts that have seen family members kill each other in Kenya is worrying. This January, two women,  Becky and Njambi...

More
Jacob Zuma Should Be Thanked For Resigning

President Zuma's resignation is an acknowledgement that public power is to be exercised on behalf of and in service to the people of South Africa,...

More
Joining Arab League Will Not Help South Sudan

I was shocked by the news that South Sudan’s leaders have applied for Arab League membership. I believe that building our national welfare should be b...

More
South Africa: Together for Justice

The ecumenical witness of the world-wide Church of God had a profound influence on the theological and political fight for justice against apartheid i...

More
Perspectives
The Liberation Heritage Route Project: The Road to African Independence

The Liberation Heritage Route Project is a continental memorial, designed as a collection of sites, memories, recollections and records that will depict the stories associated with the liber...

More
Growing African Distribution Companies Through Effective Business Solutions

From volatile foreign exchange rates to complex customs clearance procedures to unreliable logistics, African distribution companies face a range of challenges. At the same time, they have g...

More
Making the Africa Continental Free Trade Area a Re...

The month of March marks a new step in our march towards greater integration and closer unity. At this juncture in our history, there can be no bigger...

More
African Continental Free Trade Agreement : Nigeria...

President Muhammadu Buhari's 12th hour decision to snub the African Union Extra-ordinary summit on the endorsement of the African Continental Free...

More
Four Challenges Facing Sub-Saharan Africa and How...

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 multifa...

More
Strikes in Kenya: Wanjiku is Watching

Trade unionism and strikes played a key role in the migration of industries from Europe and North America to South East Asia as the huge costs spent o...

More
Regions
East Africans to Discuss the Future of the Region

The 16th IREN Eastern Africa Media Forum Theme: The East Africa Scenarios Date:  April, 2018 Young nations that comprise the East African Community are facing Statecraft nightmares....

More
Strengthening SMEs and Entrepreneurship for Productivity and Inclusive Growth

SMEs are key to strengthening productivity and delivering more inclusive growth. The role played by SMEs in our economies and societies is very significant. In most cases crucial. In OECD co...

More
America First But Not America Alone

Like all nations , America hopes for a future in which everyone can prosper, and every child can grow up free from violence, poverty, and fear. Over t...

More
EAC Must Not Let East Africans Down

We owe it to ourselves and the future generations to ensure that the East Africa Community  region has efficient, interlinked and interoperable infras...

More