UN Reforms: Towards a Common African Position on Africa's Involvement

Ten years on, the Committee of ten States (C-10) with the mandate to present, advocate and canvass support for th

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UNCTAD 14: Soft Power Opportunity for Kenya

The fourteenth United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD14) conference portends loads of soft power c

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Critique of African Economic Development

Since independence Africa has stagnated if not regressed. The economic development models adopted by African countries

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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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Nigeria: State of The Nation

Nigeria is firmly committed to democratic principles. We are ready partners in combating terrorism, cyber crimes, control of communicable diseases and protection of the environment.

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Sham Elections and the Electoral System in South Africa

Allow the IEC to be truly independent or set up an All Party Electoral Commission

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Massive Advertising Opportunities for Africa’s Audiences

African consumers are highly receptive to advertising messages

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Achieving Structural Transformation in Africa

Commissioner Acyl stresses the need for Member States and Stakeholders to come together in order to achieve the structural transformation of Africa

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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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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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South Sudan: A Young Nation’s Painful Experiments with Her Leaders

Having gained our independence and the freedom we so yearned for, we expected our leaders to continue with the second phase of liberation

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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

UNCTAD: What is in it for Africa?

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Letter To The Editor

Open Letter to People of South Sudan

South Sudan has been birthed with great pain. We have fre... Read More