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Casualties of Western “Neo-Imperialism” and African Weakness

In recent months, two western ruling groups have suffered defeat in the elections. Although it is not the culture of Africans to talk about other people’s “houses” (internal affairs of other people), I feel compelled to comment on the events in the USA, Britain and Hungary in recent times because they are somehow connected with Africa and the Middle East. In the month of June, our fri...

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Aids Vaccine Trials in South Africa

Africans can't continue to be used as guinea pigs, NO! UNAID must go and experiment in the...

Performance Reviews

The question isn’t whether to get rid of performance reviews, but how to make them better

Yahya Jammeh Concedes Defeat Honourably

It is not time dwell in celebration, chest thumping and pointing fingers but rather workin...

Will Kenya’s Real Estate Market Survive the Storm?

The Kenyan Real Estate Market seems to have enough strength to resist to both local as wel...

China’s Contribution to Health

Public health must shift its focus from cure to prevention, from short-term to long-term m...

Strengthening Economic Statistics to Support Agendas 2063 and 2030

Economic statistics are critical to capturing the production, expenditure, consumption and...

Cameroon and the Anglo-Francophone War

Those who those who shed their blood, life or limb for Cameroon's liberation came from the...

Casualties of Western “Neo-Imperialism” and African Weakness

Although it is not the culture of Africans to talk about other people’s “houses” (internal...

Could Mauritius Be the New African hub?

Mauritius has multiple bilateral trade agreements across Africa

African Cities as Innovation Hubs for Africa’s Transformation

African cities are not only economic entities, they are also dynamic cultural and intellec...

Africa-Arab Cooperation: Prospects and Challenges

The Africa-Arab Partnership has not been without challenge

Putin Promises Cooperation with Africa

Kremlin's long term goals include developing all-sided cooperation with African countries...

Zambia: Why is HH Still UPND Leader? 

HH must resign and bequeath the party to a new and fresh candidate

Adé Olufeko and the Resurrection of Cheik Anta Diop

Resurrection serves a purpose of generating widespread attention for ideas propagated by t...

Crisis, Education and Africa’s Recovery

Cross fertilization of ideas and experiences remain critical to the mission of universitie...

Democracy
Kenya Elections 2017:Money Will Determine Who Wins

The political opposition Coalition for reform and democracy (Cord) should remember that it will not be a walk in the park for President Uhuru Kenyatta of the Jubilee Coalition to...

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Elections: Is Somalia Ready?

Somalia is having its very own unique election this year, both for a president and a new parliament, but the state of the country is rather complex. Issues related to bribery, mismanagement...

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Kenya’s Navigation Score Card is Great But…

Kenyans line up in a polling stationKeen observers must have noticed Kenya’s foreign policy rhetoric swing from going East to settle at th...

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Zambia: A One Party State Masquerading as a Democr...

If one did not live in Zambia and just came to visit from a truly democratic country, if there be such, would they not ask this question after assessi...

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Farce 2016 Electoral Process: Lethal injection int...

According to the “Population Estimation Survey 2014 for the 18 pre-war regions of Somalia,” carried out by the United Nations Population F...

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How to Win an Election

How to Win an Election is a title of a book written in 64 B.C by one Quintus Cicero as a campaign propaganda tract for his brother, Marcus Cicero who...

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Leadership
Thoughts on Leadership III

Every leader has a project; every project is based on policy; every policy requires priority; and every priority must be to the benefit of the people.” Five leadership pitfalls...

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Performance Reviews

The face of performance management is changing across the world with leading organisations such as Microsoft, Deloitte, Accenture and General Electric streamlining their annual performance r...

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Thoughts on Leadership Part IV

On leadership v. rulership “There are differences between leadership and rulership. Here are seven characteristics: (1) Ownership: a ru...

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Africa Must Rethink Governance

Hon Raila OdingaAfrica is endowed with human and mineral resources. But Africa is also the poorest Continent on earth. Africa has huge tra...

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Ten Caring Leadership Principles

Leadership is the art of caring. A leader is sorrounded by people who have diverse aspirations and dreams. A leader's  role is to direct,...

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The President Who Will Change Zambia

H.E. Edgar Lungu of ZambiaPolitics is more of a game of chance and opportunity than a game of conscious leadership solicitation. Both its...

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Management
Police Impunity in Zambia and Possible Remedies

Police brutality in Zambia is a well known fact in addition to  impunity and corruption.  Even the far away US Department of State Country Report on Human Rights for 2015 recently...

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HR’s Role in Employee Work-Life Balance

Today’s employees – especially younger people – expect to be able to strike a reasonable balance between the needs of their personal lives and their professional obligation...

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Why Firms must Pursue Social Responsibility

By Dr Isaac Chaneta, University of Zimbabwe – Harare, Zimbabwe Introduction Organisations have, for a long time, acknowledged their re...

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Politics
Raila: A Lone Ranger?

Raila OdingaIn a do-or-die contest by former Prime Minister Raila Odinga next year, my free advice to him is this: he needs to review the way he plays his politics. He needs to c...

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Zambia: Why is HH Still UPND Leader? 

Even the idiom “Once bitten, twice shy,” does not seem to stick to the United Party for National Development (UPND) party in Zambia when it comes to their eternal leader, Hakainde Hichilema...

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Trump for President?

Donald TrumpThe world is at a loss over how Donald Trump  and his Trump-match-to-White-House is even a possibility! Leadership has always...

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Kenya Politics: How Opposition Cord Can Win Power

Politics being like a game of chase, it’s quite evident that the number of registered voters currently with IEBC favours the Jubilee Alliance le...

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Brexit and the Politics of Micro-Nationalism in Af...

On 24 June, 2016, the referendum called by British Prime minister David Cameron to give the people of the United Kingdom a choice between remaining in...

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Morocco: An African Country?

Morocco is an African nation and it always will be. And all of us, Moroccans, shall remain at the service of Africa. We shall be at the forefront of a...

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