All articles in 'Editorial'


Garissa Massacre: Kenya Must Change Strategy

As a leading economy in the Eastern Africa region, the country’s response has tilted more on politic...

7th April 2015
Increasing Emigration: A Blight on Africa

Migration remains a complex phenomenon that accrues from imbalances in development and governance.

14th April 2015
Xenophobia in South Africa Must be Denounced

We are all in this ship called Africa navigating the high seas of sociopolitical and economic develo...

21st April 2015
Elections: Burundi Must Not Burn

The 2005 peace deal that ended the 12-year civil war that cost more than 300,000 lives must not come...

27th April 2015
EU-B2B Forum: Time for Sober Dialogue

The EU and Africa are holding the EU-Africa B2B Forum in Mons, Belgium. The forum brings together Af...

5th May 2015
Burundi Deadlock Must Be Broken

The escalating political violence in Burundi as the country undergoes a political deadlock is a grea...

12th May 2015
Europe’s Acceptance of 20 000 Migrants Good But…

The European Union's proposed plan to adopt a human face, receive 20 000 migrants and distribute the...

19th May 2015
Africa Must Learn from History

It will take proactive concerted efforts from Africa's leadership and citizenry to realize these asp...

26th May 2015
Tanzania Participatory Conservation a Step in the...

Human-natural resource conflict has been rife in most African countries with communities bordering r...

1st June 2015
AU Funding: Maita Nkoana-Mashabane’s Move Symbolic

Maita Nkoana-Mashabane’s move is therefore symbolic and should stir the African Chiefs to restore th...

9th June 2015
The 2015 Africa Public Service Day (APSD): A Refle...

This commemoration comes in the backdrop of the fact that Africa, the second – largest and second mo...

16th June 2015
Senegal Language Crisis a Mirror of Larger Africa

The language crisis that has hit Senegal is a reflection of the loss of identity that Africans have...

23rd June 2015
Zambian Products in Zambian Malls: Which Way to Go...

The country must address factors that make the Zambian products less attractive to local consumers o...

30th June 2015
Going Beyond Agriculture Investment

While lack of access to credit facilities severely hampers farm productivity, it is important that t...

7th July 2015
Somalia-Kenya Maritime Dispute: A Wake Up Call

It is urgent that Africa comes up with mechanisms that will address these disputes before they flare...

14th July 2015
GES: A Learning Moment for Africa

Mr. Obama will grace the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, an event that brings together business...

22nd July 2015
Africa Must Streamline its Core Interests

African partners come to the continent with a long term view, that’s why they invest in space explor...

28th July 2015
Africa’s Universities Must Style Up

We must develop enlightened men and women through overhauling the continent's educational curricular...

4th August 2015
Africa Must Upgrade its Tools of Production

Africa spent $50.2 billion on military expenditure last year, the largest year-on-year increase of a...

11th August 2015
South Sudan’s Elusive Peace Big Test for Africa

It is no secret that the war in the country accrues from internal factors (such as the politics of e...

18th August 2015
Ethiopia’s Space Science Calls for Balance

Ethiopia’s ambitious space program aimed at enabling the country to build a highly developed scienti...

25th August 2015
Rise in Middle Income Countries Good For Africa

The continent’s policymakers need to lay strategies that will make this forecasted transformation in...

1st September 2015
Sustainable Development Goals Good

It is time Africa took responsibility and worked towards improving living standards on the continent...

8th September 2015
African SMEs Must Prioritize Cyber Security

Most SMEs in Africa don’t consider their business to be vulnerable. This is a wrong mentality.

15th September 2015
Demystifying Agriculture Among Africa`s Youth

Youth must however be informed that agriculture involves the full range of activities that are requi...

21st September 2015
Africa Must Leverage on Calls for a Reformed UN

Africa must ride on the existing wave of call for reforms and push for a reformed United Nations sys...

29th September 2015
Self-Sufficiency Should Be Africa`s Goal

US President Barrack Obama`s remarks that development entails `…breaking cycles of dependence by hel...

6th October 2015
Wonder Cures: Who Is President Jammeh Accountable...

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh’s claim to cure infertility among women should be critically examined...

13th October 2015
Zambia: Will Prayer Save the Kwacha?

An all Zambia national day of prayer and fasting was held last Sunday to among other issues, petitio...

20th October 2015
Africa’s Economic Growth Slowdown Calls for Rethin...

Time has come for the continent to rethink its model. Africa must diversify its export portfolio and...

27th October 2015
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