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Economic Stability: DR Congo Has a Long Way to Go

The Democratic Republic of the Congo sits on an estimated $24 trillion worth of natural resources

19th September 2018
A Deserving Tribute to Kofi Annan

The best tribute we can give him is to shun romanticism, embrace realism and temper optimism with po...

11th September 2018
Africa Must Rethink Debt Accumulation

Africa is plunging into a new debt crisis, with 40 per cent of the region’s countries at high risk o...

4th September 2018
African Negotiators Must Be Serious

Uhuru was clear that Africa needs trade partnerships as opposed to aid

29th August 2018
Anti-Africa Stance Threatens China-Africa Partners...

China would better address concerns that Africans are frowned upon and slapped with prohibitive rest...

15th August 2018
South Sudan: Peace at Last?

South Sudan has finally inked a Power-Sharing Deal agreement after the country’s two major arch-riva...

7th August 2018
What Do 2018 Elections Hold for Africa?

The challenge has always been for incumbent leaders to guarantee an electoral process that truly ref...

31st July 2018
Africa Must Market Itself in the South Africa BRIC...

It is Africa’s hope that the forum will not be treated as a working vacation.

24th July 2018
The ‘African Win’ in Les Bleus is an Indictment to...

Africa would be better off rectifying the systemic failures that stifle the socio-economic and polit...

18th July 2018
Ethiopia-Eritrea Truce Boost for Regional Security...

The end of conflict in these regions will elicit regional stability in the Horn of Africa as well as...

11th July 2018
Africa’s Demographic Dividend Can Address Migratio...

Africa must address the push and pull factors

27th June 2018
U.S. Quitting of UN Human Rights Council not End o...

The withdrawal of the US, the largest monetary contributor to the body, should not dampen the aspira...

20th June 2018
FIFA World Cup: How Africa Has Lost

While the event will make the continent to think as one, on a positive note, Africa must strategize...

12th June 2018
IGAD’s Power Sharing Structure in South Sudan Ques...

South Sudan did not did not fight for decades to be put under UN or reap socio-political and economi...

29th May 2018
Burundi's Political Intrigues Indict East Africa...

An unstable Burundi will breed an unstable East Africa.

22nd May 2018
Ebola in DR Congo: Africa Should Watch Out

Africa has a mere 3% of the global health workforce but accounts for 24% of the global burden of dis...

16th May 2018
Looted African Treasures Must be Returned

Many African artefacts in museums and private collections around the world were acquired in circumst...

9th May 2018
The IREN Technologies and Innovation Challenge – 2...

The ITIC-2018 Challenge is the Fourth edition of the on-going IREN focus on food security

1st May 2018
Africa's Debt Burden is Unsustainable

Sub-Saharan Africa’s plunge into a new debt crisis is alarming.

24th April 2018
UAE Should Respect Somalia’s Self Determination

The cultivation of a culture of respect for self-determination remains the greatest challenge to pos...

18th April 2018
Africa Must Improve Aviation Safety

2017 was reportedly a very good year for aviation safety in Sub-Saharan Africa. Some 4.1 billion tra...

11th April 2018
Winnie Mandela: Africa Must Immortalize Its Heroes...

The circumstances under which she operated were challenging.

3rd April 2018
The Africa CEO Forum and Africa’s Disruptive Techn...

Digital revolutions in particular are changing the socio-economic and political landscape in Africa

27th March 2018
Africa Continental Free Trade Area: A Step in the...

The AfCFTA is a big plus towards establishing an African agenda to negotiate with the global world.

20th March 2018
African Leaders Must Read the Pulse of Their Elect...

Lord Acton once observed that ‘power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.’ Burun...

14th March 2018
Indigenous Knowledge Systems Should Be Harnessed

The move taken by Kenyan meteorologists is a step in the right direction.

6th March 2018
South Sudan: Beating Swords Into Ploughshares

South Sudan must not allow itself to be a pawn in geopolitical games

27th February 2018
Wind of Change in Africa: Which Way for Africa?

Constructive dialogue among all stakeholders – authorities, opposition, media and civil society – wi...

20th February 2018
Jacob Zuma Bows to Pressure

It is Africa’s hope that the rainbow nation will navigate this tumultuous challenge soberly.

13th February 2018
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