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Skewed Interests Blunt EAC Integration Pace

Will EAC presidents – their advisors in tow – change tack and put more effort in the integration pro...

16th October 2012
Nigeria Vision 2020: Building the Infrastructure

Nigeria's economy seeks to be among the top 20 economies in the World in terms of growth in the Gros...

29th October 2012
Nkrumah: Africans Need No Babysitting

We shall show the world that the African man is capable of managing his own affairs… we are going to...

15th July 2008
Patrice Lumumba: Africans are not Monkeys!

“Thus, as much as at home as a broad, the new Congo, which my government, is going to create will be...

18th July 2008
Independence More than Self-Government: Abu Bakar...

We are grateful to the British officers whom we have known, first masters and then as leaders and fi...

30th July 2008
Nyerere: Tanzania's Problems are Managable

I will say no more of the many problems that face us, both in Tanganyika and in the larger world out...

4th August 2008
Kenneth Kaunda: Africa Must Cultivate the Culture...

Let it not be said in Zambia that a citizen rose to the highest on any grounds other than merit.

12th August 2008
Kenyatta: Governments Can't Give Everything!

You will now be blaming Kenyatta, saying, ‘Kenyatta, we elected you, but where is this, or that?’ bu...

19th August 2008
Mugabe: Peace is Key to Zimbabwe's Development

“We have abundant mineral, agriculture and human resources to exploit and develop, for which we need...

26th August 2008
Mandela: No Easy Road to Freedom

“Out of the experience of an extraordinary human disaster that lasted too long, must be born a socie...

29th August 2008
Congo Peace Deals are Cosmetic

Many nations such as the United States are simultaneously involved in peace negotiations between Con...

10th November 2008
Real Self Determination is More Than a Vote for Se...

Southern Sudan has serious strategic objectives that it must attain if it really wants to determine...

14th December 2008
Somalia in Crisis: Why?

The very systems that were supposed to modernize our means of production and lead us to prosperity r...

23rd December 2008
Spotlight on Ghana’s 2009 Budget

To promise recapitalization without voting considerable funds for it, and to refuse to commit govern...

17th March 2009
US Military Bases Unacceptable in Africa

It is not a question of being approached or informed. It goes to the heart of sanctity of the inviol...

9th June 2009
SRI Lanka: Canada Should Learn from Rwanda

Had the Canadian government learned any lessons from the Rwanda Genocide? It is time for the Canadi...

16th June 2009
Obama's Ghana Visit: Is Nigeria Falling from Grac...

Today, many Nigerians are rushing to Ghana, not as refugees, thank God, but in search of a more enab...

6th July 2009
In Praise of Endogenous Growth

In an open economy that has macroeconomic links with other countries, the trade balance, the budget...

7th July 2009
COMESA: PTA Bank’s Success Record Hailed

The PTA Bank struck success record of growth rates above 80 percent in net profit and growth on its...

27th July 2009
EA Unity: Tanzania Should not be Misunderstood

The views expressed by the people of Tanzania have widely been misunderstood to mean that they are a...

11th August 2009
African Union: Has it Lost Relevance?

If AU has ever brought any reprieve for Africa, it’s been for rulers only that can congregate annual...

11th August 2009
EA Integration Bid on Course

Integration is being carried out in four broad and distinct and yet related stages namely the Custom...

18th August 2009
You Be The Judge

Apparently, our elected officials do not want to hear from us or answer our questions, they just wan...

1st September 2009
Africa-South America Ties to Pay Dividends

This process would invariably forge closer relations and promote development with a view to enhancin...

29th September 2009
Norway in Tanzania: The Battle Rages

My main concern is to look beyond the (‘positive’) surface. It is about questioning everything that...

14th December 2009
Africa Offers Lessons for Jews and Palestinians

The anti-apartheid struggle was not driven by the quest to create a “black state” in the same way th...

15th December 2009
Middle East: Beyond the Burji Khalifa Tower

Although Dubai’s value proposition remains unchanged, the emirate will have to sharpen up to regain...

29th January 2010
Africa’s Beautiful Leaders: Not yet Born

Africa has had problems of first generation leaderships who ascended power through revolution but fo...

11th July 2006
Nigeria: The Leadership Nostalgia

Leaders build enduring greatness through a paradoxical blend of personal humility and professional w...

17th July 2006
Radio Talk Show on Development Applauded

Elites are shielded from the norms, values and traditions of Sierra Leoneans in national developmen...

27th March 2007
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