All articles in 'Letters to Editor'


The Weaponization of Victimhood: A Response to the...

On July 19, 2019, 145 Ethiopians, calling themselves “concerned Ethiopians” published a communique i...

13th August 2019
Somalia: Kenya's Restlessness Signals Failure at I...

The Kenyan government is pursuing a determined campaign, engaging in outlandish and undiplomatic beh...

6th August 2019
Tigray Faces Imminent Danger

Tigray is being circled constitutionally and politically by the Abiy regime in concert with Esaias A...

6th August 2019
How Kenya Hopes to Profit from Jubbaland Clan Feud...

The philosophy behind this age-old policy is to first turn these communities against each other

30th July 2019
AGOA CSO Network Secretariat Quits the 2019 AGOA F...

The breaching of the agreement by the Ivorian Technical Organization Committee coupled with the “new...

23rd July 2019
Who Drafted South Africa’s Constitution and Who Do...

I am really worried about the future of South Africa and posterity.

23rd July 2019
The Fight for Government Employees’ Pension Fund a...

It has been revealed that powerful individuals wanted to loot the more than R1.8-trillion of pension...

16th July 2019
Somaliland and the Global Rule-based System

Some commentators have questioned the logic of the diplomatic response since Somalia has no direct d...

9th July 2019
Ethiopia: The Art of Compromise

Constitutions are nothing more than linguistic artefacts which need to be periodically revisited by...

9th July 2019
Prince Mashele’s Lessons on the New World Order

Mashele should not selectively condemn imperialism and the “new world order” like a person who has j...

2nd July 2019
DRC’s Coming to the EAC is a Tipping Point

News that the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has officially applied to join the East African Com...

2nd July 2019
Ethiopia: Who Released The Monster Out Of His Cage...

I express my deepest condolences to the Ethiopian people and the families of those who were cowardly...

25th June 2019
Why Africa Rising is a Tall Order

Why is Africa, home to sixty percent of the world’s remaining arable land, vast water sources and ag...

25th June 2019
Regional Integration for Africa’s Economic Prosper...

African regional integration was a dream of the Continent’s leaders

18th June 2019
Why the ANC Government is Not Pro-Poor

The ANC government wants to be pro-poor, but its actions do not demonstrate that it is pro-poor.

18th June 2019
Sudan’s Conflict Exposes Africa’s Soft Underbelly

Sudan’s neighbours are not able to suffocate the junta to relinquish powers because either those nei...

11th June 2019
Abandoned Farms to become a New Normal in Kenya

The Inter Region Economic Network (IREN) has come up with a pilot initiative – The IREN Growthpad pl...

5th June 2019
Education Crisis In Kenya: A time to Rethink our C...

Education is not something we should play games with. We need to sit and reason together.

4th June 2019
Kenya’s Humiliation of Somalia: What Should Be Don...

All this is happening for several reasons – that emanate from Kenya’s national interest

29th May 2019
How Capitalist Economies Create Unemployment

The powers that be are not worried about unemployment or the welfare of their citizens since they ha...

28th May 2019
Letter to Sudan

Now that the altar of corruption and dictatorship has been brought down, it is time for the nation t...

21st May 2019
Kenya’s Public Debt is Unsustainable and Predatory

This calls for Kenyans to brace for tough economic times in future.

21st May 2019
Challenges Awaiting Kyle McCarter, New US Ambassad...

The new ambassador may be the first US diplomat with a better understanding of Kenya’s culture

21st May 2019
Kenya – Somalia Maritime Dispute: Why Kenya Should...

Fears that Kenya may go down in an embarrassing setback on the maritime dispute with Somalia are ste...

14th May 2019
To Receive or Not to Receive?: The Church and Mone...

The church in Africa in general and Kenya in particular needs to evaluate its decision on many issue...

7th May 2019
African Prince to Donate to France While Africa Su...

In March 2019, Tropical Cyclone Idai was one of the worst tropical cyclones on record to affect Afri...

18th April 2019
Uhuru-Raila Handshake: Has Raila Been Outfoxed?

There is no doubt that the Handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga ha...

18th April 2019
Mass Action: The Antidote to Corruption in Kenya

According to a survey on social media groups, subscribers in Kenya and in the diaspora do agree that...

9th April 2019
South Africa: State Capture Must Be Nipped in the...

It is clear that different ANC factions are fighting to control the state which gives them access to...

2nd April 2019
Remembering the Destruction of Libya

The use of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) in relation to Africa's permanent interest varies.

2nd April 2019
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