Can There Be a Good Coup? A Word of Caution to Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwe armed forces, known for their unwavering loyalty to the regime of revolutionary leader, President Robert Mugabe intervened in the country’s political space last week. Though Zimbabwe’s defence chiefs avoided characterizing their intrusive act, as a coup, the act had all the hall marks of a coup. A coup d’ etat may be described as a sudden, violent and illegal seizure of stat...

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Mugabe Bows to Pressure

Africa, no doubt, celebrates the pan-African fervour in Mugabe. The continent should equal...

Liberia: The Way Forward For the Stalled Election Process

The country must move forward not backward, for the betterment of the Liberian people and...

Kenya: The Government and Opposition Viewpoints

What next for the Opposition leaders after the Supreme Court legitimised the victory of Pr...

Can There Be a Good Coup? A Word of Caution to Zimbabwe

All coups are masterminded by conspiratorial military cabals who mask their own predatory...

The Medical Education System in Africa: Change Not Continuity

It is clear the medical education setup in Africa is in desperate need of reform, with wid...

Planetary Health: An Essential Part of Human Health

The simple fact is this: we are only as healthy as our planet

Black Friday in Kenya: Trust and Options to Set Your Small Business Apart

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are gaining popularity in Kenya

The Mine of the Future

Mining companies need to prepare to shift traditional entrenched models, plan for future s...

Multiple Business Regulations, Taxation and Business Growth in Nigeria

The issue of multiple taxation and business regulation is very serious and one that we mus...

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...

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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...

Editorial
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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Mugabe Bows to Pressure

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s President, has stepped down after dominating the country’s political scene for over three decades in what many political analysts see this as the second independenc...

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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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What is Happening in Eastern Africa and the Great...

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 d...

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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
Multiple Business Regulations, Taxation and Business Growth in Nigeria

We have an explosive population growth rate in Nigeria:   Over 60% of our 180m people are under 30 years old. When we have a vibrant group like that, you can imagine the consequences. It can...

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The Mine of the Future

The mining industry is in a crisis. Failure to get the policy, legislative, administrative and operating environment right is being compounded by a recline in resource demand and resulting e...

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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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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...

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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...

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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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