All articles in 'Editorial'


Malawi: Mutharika Should Empower the Electorate

Malawi’s past success as an epitome of food security in a continent that is perennially ravaged by h...

6th March 2012
Africans Must be Treasured Home and Abroad

African governments ought to prize their citizenry and realize that the latter are a great resource...

13th March 2012
The Clash of Value Systems in Africa

When all is said and done, there can be no Africa without the people of Africa. The interests of the...

20th March 2012
Coups Have No Place in Modern Africa

Coups have no place in modern Africa – it is important that those who get the privilege to be leader...

27th March 2012
Angola Peace Anniversary must be a Moment of Refle...

Angola must use the anniversary to take stock of its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threat...

3rd April 2012
Grace to Grass: Malawi’s Lessons for Africa

Looking at the economic turmoil Malawi has undergone within a short time, it is doubtful that the bo...

10th April 2012
The Sudan Crisis: Why Africa Must be Worried

Africa must follow developments in both Sudan and South Sudan with keen attention; for it could be a...

17th April 2012
Power Outages: Nigeria Senate On Course

There is no way Africa will join the league of emerging and developed economies if key infrastructur...

24th April 2012
ICC: EAC Quest a Disappointment

The East African Legislative Assembly's bid to transfer cases facing 4 Kenyans at the International...

1st May 2012
Development Must Not Be Abstract

Citizens are tired of development that is either abstract or owned by minority elite.

8th May 2012
Africa Must Grow with Its Women

While it is widely agreed that this is Africa’s Century and that the continent is the next frontier...

15th May 2012
Mali: Violence Not a Panacea

The leadership in Bamako must sober up, resolve their differences and include Tuaregs on the negotia...

22nd May 2012
Global African Diaspora Summit: A Step in the Righ...

It should not be assumed that the African diaspora will involve themselves in Africa’s activities ou...

29th May 2012
Africa's Educational Institutions Need Overhaul

Africa's Century will not be realized when the continent's academicians are a mere parasites depende...

5th June 2012
Africa Should Evolve a Homegrown Economic Model

"Is there such a thing as an African economic model?" This was one of the questions discussed in the...

12th June 2012
Is Malawi's AU Snub about Justice or Aid?

Malawi's move is illustrative of the continent's predicament in the international arena.

20th June 2012
Africa must Probe Surge in Insecurity

Africans must probe the wave of insecurity now sweeping Nigeria, Mali, Democratic Republic of Congo,...

26th June 2012
Africa Should Ride on Global Optimism and Reassess...

South Africa's ruling ANC must be congratulated for courageously resolving to address aspects of the...

3rd July 2012
Africa Justice System: The African Union Must Prov...

The quest by the African Heads of State to allow African solutions to African problems is noble. The...

10th July 2012
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma: Tough Job Ahead

Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s rise to the top level of the continent’s decision making body portends t...

17th July 2012
United States of Africa: China Joins the Race

Is the current leadership in Africa committed to unity beyond a rhetoric? Is it ready to demonstrat...

24th July 2012
Transition: Ghana Sets a Glowing Example

Africa must proactively grow solid systems that ensure the interest of the entire country supersedes...

31st July 2012
Africa Governance and Leadership: Borrow from Keny...

It is through servant leadership that the talent trapped in Africans due to the "big man" and "big w...

7th August 2012
Zimbabwe Must Break the Constitution Impasse

Zimbabwe's political elite must be patriotic and desist from manipulating the democratic system agai...

14th August 2012
Somalia: The Dawn of a New Era

Millions of Somalis, both at home and in the Diaspora, anxiously anticipate for the reestablishment...

21st August 2012
Marikana Killings: Africa's Dilemma

South Africa’s recent police killings, the deadliest since the country’s apartheid ended are a po...

28th August 2012
Constitution: Trevor Manuel Lights the Way

While a constitution is good on paper, it will never liberate Africa unless both the leadership and...

4th September 2012
Somalia's Rebirth and Future of Africa

Somalia's well-wishers ought to give the new country room to identify the needs of its people and at...

11th September 2012
Strikes: Is Kenya Ready to be a Middle Income Coun...

The Government of Kenya must cease Ping-Pong games as the country bears the brunt of the industrial...

18th September 2012
UN General Assembly: What Africa Must Do

Africa has no significant voice in the World body, except when it is lobbied to rubberstamp other re...

25th September 2012
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