All articles in 'Editorial'


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
Kismayu Capture: Fruit of Genuine Collaborative Ef...

With unity of purpose, genuine collaborative effort will bring good results to challenges facing A...

2nd October 2012
Population Growth: The Search for Quality

It is true that most Africans are plagued with serious socio-economic challenges. These however, are...

9th October 2012
Mo Ibrahim Award Needs Fine Tuning

No African leader qualified for the $5-million 2012 Mo Ibrahim prize for African leadership awarded...

16th October 2012
Kenya and Africa Must Think Long Term

The world is undergoing rapid geopolitical change. It is suicidal for Kenya to remain stuck in the o...

23rd October 2012
Africa Climate Change Justice

It is no secret that developed nations’ affluence has made them environment-conservation conscious....

27th October 2009
War on Malaria: Vector Control first Line of Defen...

Instead of sensationalizing the use of certain chemicals in the war against malaria, it is prudent t...

3rd November 2009
China: Africa's Friend or Foe?

Approaching Africa on the aid platform (which has not changed the continent’s lot in the past 50 yea...

10th November 2009
FAO’s Hunger Strike: Why Africa Should Not Join

Africa ought to heed Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi’s observation that food aid agencies lack...

17th November 2009
East Africa Community Welcome

The leaders have set the pace and the momentum. It is up to individual East African citizens to capt...

24th November 2009
Lessons from the Dubai Crisis

One cannot cheat the market - not for long – as it respects no one. It punishes individual, corporat...

1st December 2009
Copenhagen: Way Forward for Africa

Of great concern to Africa however is not whether climate change is human induced, natural or a hoax...

8th December 2009
Climate Change: Developed Nations Must Stop Hiding...

Developed nations have taken to using the tactic of dangling money that they never deliver as a nego...

15th December 2009
Africa Destroying its Youths

Africa's education ought to enable a critical mass of African youth to convert the continent's chall...

28th December 2009
Poor Harvests: Kenya’s Mets are Not to Blame

The success rate of between 85 to 95 percent in crop harvesting achieved in irrigated areas such as...

21st December 2009
Nigeria: Oil Deal Renegotiations Expose Weak Insti...

Through institutions, to do business will not entail one having lunch with the president. Cutting de...

5th January 2010
Racism in Italy: An Archetype of Africans’ Woes?

The increased heavy-handed approach against Africans goes against the spirit of mutual cooperation t...

12th January 2010
Haiti: Wade and Zuma Should be Emulated

Haitians are our brothers and sisters who were forcefully removed from the African continent during...

19th January 2010
Robert Zoellick Tour Should not Dictate to Africa

Yes, Zoellick is welcome to tour Africa and share his ideas.He is however not welcome to lecture and...

26th January 2010
AU Resettling of Haitians: A Boost to Africa's Int...

Watching the nation go under from upheavals and calamities without a helping hand from Africa is not...

2nd February 2010
EU EDF: Will Pegging Assistance on Governance Bear...

It is no secret that western capitals have played a critical role in the suffering of the masses in...

9th February 2010
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