Africa: Meeting the Agenda 2063 Aspirations

The African Economic Platform, a landmark initiative, cuts across the public sector, the private sector and academia, brings together the top minds in our respective countries to identify actions and set milestones for advancing the African Economic Platform as the premium Forum for Business Africa. During the commemoration marking the 50th Anniversary of the Organisation of African U...

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The 58th Anniversary of the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania

On the 6th of April this year, the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania will be 58 years old.

Common Issues: Where are Womens’ Voices?

Many elite women travel to world capitals to attend gender conferences but I am not sure w...

The Revolutionary Responsibilities of Black Business

Let’s reiterate. Whites own South Africa and the state. This essentially means that they o...

The Economic Futures of Kids and Communities

Considerable evidence shows that growing up poor makes it harder to succeed as an adult

Africa Growth, Inequality and Unemployment: The Role of ECA

Over 12 years since the Ouagadougou Declaration, we are still discussing poverty and unemp...

Congo: Genocide and Impunity Since 1885

Ms Jeanne-Marie Sindani answers questions related to the situation in DRC, at a conference...

Africa: Meeting the Agenda 2063 Aspirations

I would like to see the motto “Make Across Africa” drive our industrial ambitions

AMISOM Should Not Be Cash Strapped

The African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom), ten years after its creation, is contending...

Infrastructure Development and the Role of the ECA

Over the years, the ECA has been in partnership with AUC and other continental and Sub-reg...

Water is Life, Sanitation is Dignity

the shareholders of mining companies make a profit, but the local communities are left wit...

Drivers of Foreign Direct Investment into Africa

Africa is generally less competitive than its main Developing and Transition Economy compe...

Europe: A Continent in Crisis Mode? Perspectives From Inside and Outside of Europe

he current state of the European Union is a state of crises

Lights, Power, Action: Electrifying Africa

The electricity deficit in Africa is immense. Today, 645 million people do not have access...

Kenya Consumer Confidence Drops

Kenyans still confident, but not as high as before - Consumer Confidence drops by 11 point...

Digital Communication and Family Relationships

Relationships with family, friends and colleagues are changing as people communicate less...

Editorial
Is Africa Feeling the Effects of a Great America?

The African Global Economic and Development Summit 2017 scheduled for mid March this year was cancelled due to lack of Africans. About 100 guests including speakers and government officials...

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AMISOM Should Not Be Cash Strapped

The African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom), ten years after its creation, is contending with low troop levels, limited funding and less equipment. Amisom needs an additional 28,000 troops...

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Addressing Africa’s Food Crisis

The devastating drought in the Horn of Africa is producing a humanitarian crisis. The number of people in crisis and emergency food insecurity levels...

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Ubuntu: Solution to Xenophobia in South Africa

In recent weeks, homes and businesses belonging to foreigners in some parts of South Africa have been torched and looted. This has been fuelled by bot...

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Africa and the Digital Agenda

Government leaders from across Africa have just concluded their meeting in Nairobi to discuss digital transformation on the continent. The conference...

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Africa Records a Plus in Aviation Safety

The fact that Sub-Saharan African region recorded zero passenger fatalities and zero jet hull losses in 2016, making it the best performance in the la...

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Letters to Editor
Momentous Judicial Decisions in Africa on March 31, 2016

The opposition produced the best evidence ever assembled in challenging an election result that I have ever studied and I have studied and written a lot of judicial challenges to election re...

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An Open Letter to Our First Lady Seynab Abdi Moalin

Soo dhowow Marwo Seynab, We want to welcome you to the cradle of your nation, the bosom of your people. We are part of you and you in turn have already become part of our hope and inspira...

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Khat: Kenya Should Embrace Diversification

As the lead UK Anti-Khat campaigner, I feel I have to respond to some astonishing statements made by some Kenyan MPs in an attempt to blackmail Her Ma...

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The Panama Papers

Money is not everything. That is true, especially when you do not know where to shop and hide some.Thanks to those doing business in tax haven ways, t...

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Winners and Champions: A Word Play?

Dear Editor,Refer to Tony Elumelu’s ‘The Role of Business Champions in Africa.’ What exactly is the difference between a champion an...

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Open Letter to People of South Sudan

South Sudan has been birthed with great pain. We have freed ourselves from oppressors and from foreign powers. The battle has been at a great price of...

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Perspectives
The Revolutionary Responsibilities of Black Business

We are black before we are business men and women. This means our first responsibility is towards race and then to business. Business schools teach that profit is everything in business. Thi...

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The 58th Anniversary of the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania

On the 6th of April this year, the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania will be 58 years old. The PAC deliberately chose the 6th of April to coincide with the arrival in South Africa of the fir...

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The Sharpeville and Langa Massacres: Rewriting His...

March 21, 2017 marks the 57th anniversary of the Sharpeville and Langa massacres. It was on this day 57 years ago that the Pan Africanist Congress und...

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Lights, Power, Action: Electrifying Africa

When God created the world, he prioritized: he created light, first. No development can occur in the dark. Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s founding father s...

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Water is Life, Sanitation is Dignity

In Cape Town, as a result of diminished rainfall over the past year, the dams supplying water for our metropolitan area are only 29 percent full, this...

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Congo: Genocide and Impunity Since 1885

Ms Jeanne-Marie Sindani answers questions related to the situation in DRC, at a conference in Berlin on migration and the flow of African refugees in...

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Regions
EALA: Salient Issues

The World Bank’s African Regional Integration 2016 Index, lists EAC as one of the top performing blocs in the Continent. Such positive scorecard calls on us not to entertain complacency but...

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Europe: A Continent in Crisis Mode? Perspectives From Inside and Outside of Europe

The founding promise of uniting Europe was: No more war between European peoples. The promise was not: Any more crises. No doubt: The current state of the European Union is a state of crises...

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Asia and the New Global Global Policing Architectu...

Asia today accounts for 67 per cent of the world’s population and one-third of the world’s economy, and is home to multiple civilizations and nations....

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German G-20 Presidency in 2017: Opportunities and...

1. Introduction South Africa takes a keen interest in Germany and Europe at large, given the substantial trade linkages and therefore significant i...

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Brexit: A Rethink

I want to be explicit. Yes, the British people voted to leave Europe. And I agree the will of the people should prevail. I accept right now there is n...

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The Church and the Drugs Challenge

We, bishops, are deeply concerned due to many deaths and killings in the campaign against prohibited drugs. This traffic in illegal drugs needs to be...

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