Social Effects of Digitalisation

If you’re waiting for a friend, a colleague or even a doctor’s appointment, how long do you think it takes

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The Role of Intellectuals in Shaping Leadership in Africa

Africa is entangled in a web of socio-economic problems whose causes are rooted in both subjective and objective condi

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Africa and the Elections Farce

“Every election is rigged in one way or another. People have to pay attention to the way things are couched. The

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The Politics and Consequences of IGAD Intervention in the Republic Of South Sudan

IGAD Plus present move to interfere in the internal affairs of South Sudan will predictably complicate matters than providing solutions to the conflict they are trying to resolve.

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Democracy in Africa: The Kenyan Experience

Democracy is not just about one day every four or five years when elections are held

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Protecting South Africa’s Fragile Democracy

A constitution should be framed to withstand the worst leaders, not assume the best.

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Zambia Elections 2016

The current president is facing a hard time to sell his manifesto

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Massive Advertising Opportunities for Africa’s Audiences

African consumers are highly receptive to advertising messages

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Church, State and National Development

Many have missed altogether the co-relationship between God’s Law (God’s Word) and the constitution and other national laws

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The Role of Media in Development

The exercise of editorial power must be tempered with restraint, responsibility, good taste and a very firm sense of proportion.

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South Sudan: A Country Being Destroyed By Its Leaders

The world’s youngest country has been squeezed and juggled to its core by problems created or allowed by its leaders

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Zambia: Rule of Law or Rule of Liars?

This August 2016 elections, first, the people of Zambia should not give the politicians a chance to lie.

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The 6th IREN Eastern Africa Thought Leaders Forum

The Inter Region Economic Network (IREN) initiated The Eastern Africa Thought Leader Forum in August 2011. The main purpose of this forum is to identify strategies that enable East Africans to organ

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Brexit and the Politics of Micro-Nationalism in Africa

In Africa, where there has been a resurgence of micro-nationalisms since the cold war ended 25 years ago

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Kenya Politics: How Opposition Cord Can Win Power

The three Principals should rally behind a compromise candidate who will easily neuter the tyranny of numbers

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Trump for President?

We seem to be in the throes of a revolt to traditional values and leadership.

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Kenya Seeks Closer Cooperation With Russia

Kenya and Russia had established diplomatic relations on December 14, 1963 and now have growing solid relations.

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President Obama on Ebola and Press Freedom in Africa

What we do know is that the Ebola virus, both currently and in the past, is controllable if you have a strong public health infrastructure in place.

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President Obama Answers Questions from Young Africans

There are ways where we can make a difference. And oftentimes, particularly in rural areas of Africa, you don't need a lot of capital to get started

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Moi University Enactus Team Crowned Champions of The 14th Enactus Kenya National Business And Entrepreneurship Competitions

Enactus mission is to create a partnership between business and higher education and equip students with innovative ideas that attract investment through community projects, knowledge sharing and co

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30 Youth-Owned Startups and SMEs to Pitch to Investors in Agribusiness Innovation and Trade Fair

The key objective of the Agribusiness Innovation and Trade Fair is to create an ecosystem of trade, financing and capability support for the 30 startups and SMEs.

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This Week's Editorial

TICAD-VI: Another Monument of Development?

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