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CHOGM: Lessons for Africa

Why should an African government become conscious that its house is not in order only when confronte...

21st November 2007
Reduced HIV/AIDS Estimates: Lessons for Africa

Africa must guard against falling prey to externally generated stereotypes meant to destroy its deve...

27th November 2007
EU-Africa Summit: What Should Africa Do?

Europe has always preached that African governments should sit down and discuss with rebels and the...

4th December 2007
EU-Africa Relations: Mere Rhetoric?

Whereas some politicians are jittery about the East African integration, business people not only se...

11th December 2007
Increased Donor Funding: Should Africa Rejoice?

Should Africa rejoice at the record $25.1 billion hailed by Robert Zoellick as the donor community’s...

18th December 2007
Presidential Jet: Ugandans are Right to Question S...

When somebody spends somebody else's money, prudence is thrown to the wind. It is worse when somebod...

24th December 2007
Africa: Leaders Should Be Held Accountable

African rulers ought to accept the wisdom in the saying that one should not soil the plate that he/s...

1st January 2008
Kenya Elections: Clergy Should Face the Facts!

To pray for peace whilst failing to address the actual cause, is taking an ostrich stance. Religious...

8th January 2008
The AU and UN Must Save Kenya

Where is this dedication when the entire country is falling apart in senseless murder and mayhem? Wh...

29th January 2008
Doomsday Vault: Lessons for Africa

Africa ought to borrow a leaf from this concept. With civil strife on the increase in Chad, Kenya, D...

5th February 2008
Kenya Peace: Lesson From Australia

Resorting to a mere ‘sorry’ and ‘camera handshakes’ without addressing historical injustices, econom...

12th February 2008
Africa Must Activate Dormant Potential

If the words of the US leader are anything to go by, why has his term has seen the US humanitarian a...

19th February 2008
Black History Month:Is It Relevant?

We ought to daily evaluate where we came from; where we are; why we are where we are; where we would...

29th February 2008
Gadaffi’s Whip Is Welcome

There is need for African countries to re-examine the performance of state bureaucracies with a view...

4th March 2008
Mugabe: Soul Searching Questions for Africa

Africa ought to be wary of populist enactments that give a quick fix to deeply entrenched issues.

11th March 2008
Gadaffi Must Blend Zeal with Reason

Do African governments require payment to ensure good governance, justice, rule of law, respect of p...

18th March 2008
Bagamoyo: Lessons for Africa

Africans must deliberately quit from the lowest common denominator that the world uses to describe t...

25th March 2008
Zimbabwe Must not Trudge the Kenyan Path

Zimbabwean policy makers, academia, civil society, clergy, media and ordinary citizens have a tremen...

1st April 2008
African Governments Put on Notice

Most African governments are not only predatory, but they do not speak the same language with their...

8th April 2008
Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative: A P...

The parameters of wealth creation are gradually shifting in favour of science and technology-based...

15th April 2008
Will New Africa Commission Deliver?

Too many times, commissions have set out to do things 'for' Africa. Unfortunately, this has relegate...

22nd April 2008
Prison Warders' Strike: A Wake Up Call to African...

African governments must urgently resolve to nurture the goose that lays the golden egg by creating...

29th April 2008
Africans Must Adopt Long Term Thinking

It is imperative that African leaders think beyond their five year terms and develop institutions th...

6th May 2008
Africa Must Nurture its Smallholder Farmers

Improving services to small holder farmers will double their productivity, preserve biodiversity, an...

13th May 2008
Violence in South Africa: What a Shame!

Holding that immigrants steal local jobs is an erroneous judgment. It is based on the premise that t...

20th May 2008
Is Africa Milked Dry In the Name of Aid?

As Africa heads converge in Japan for the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TIC...

27th May 2008
Food Summit: Africa Must Avoid Blame Game

The food crisis, new food demand by China, developed countries’ switch to biofuel crops should be en...

3rd June 2008
Hillary's Endorsement of Obama: Lessons for Africa...

Africans have a lot to learn from how the Americans conducted their campaigns. They fought hard to w...

10th June 2008
FAO Must Put its House In Order

Africa need not be hungry. The continent ought to make use of its over 2000 native grains, roots, fr...

17th June 2008
Visa Abolishment In Africa a Welcome Move

It is a shame that for a long time, Africa’s protectionist policies have confined people within thei...

24th June 2008
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The 15th IREN Africa Resource...