All articles in 'Editorial'


UNEP: Battle of the Titans?

Analysts blame the quest to shift the headquarters to Europe on Kenya's inability to lobby effective...

13th February 2007
Africa Has Plenty to Offer the World

Africans have made enormous contributions to human history just as other peoples and continents have...

20th February 2007
Freedom: The Way Forward for Africa

A renewed commitment to individual initiative, freedom of choice and self responsibility in an insti...

27th February 2007
Self Interest: The Engine of Economic Development

The world is controlled and driven by relentless powers that wield economic and military might to ex...

6th March 2007
Women Should Outgrow Stereotypes

Continually describing women in pessimistic terms on a day that should celebrate their achievement i...

13th March 2007
The Art of Trade Negotiations Should Begin in Afri...

Some African countries have sent lean and ill prepared teams to high profile international negotiati...

20th March 2007
The Slave Mentality is Africa’s Undoing

A good place to begin is to create an environment that will view African populations as a resource i...

27th March 2007
LRA/Uganda Government Talks: Welcome News

It is imperative that African countries put in place mechanisms that will spur development and stop...

3rd April 2007
Africa’s Air Industry Must be Competitive

Air transport is a vital channel of connecting with the rest of the world for exchange of expertise,...

10th April 2007
World Bank Corruption: Africa Should not Celebrate

Conspicuously missing in discussions on corruption are developed countries who willingly bribe Afric...

17th April 2007
Africa Should Overcome Racial Assaults

The 21st Century is Africa’s century to prove its worth. Holding onto the victim mentality will not...

24th April 2007
Labour Day: Let’s Go Beyond Employment to Producti...

Africa ought to develop infrastructure that will maximize production. The private sector should be g...

2nd May 2007
Governments Give Nothing for Free!

A government that is big enough to give you everything that you want is big enough to take away ever...

8th May 2007
Let Africans Fly

We should be cautious not to push politics and diplomacy to limit the freedom of individual African...

15th May 2007
G8 to Strip Africa of Sovereignty

Africa should set its agenda in this initial stage by saying No! to aid and demand that rich countri...

22nd May 2007
Measurement: Key to Economic Growth

Leaders across Africa are shunning the flawed leadership style of idling while other people get the...

29th May 2007
Africa Does Not Need Foreign Aid

The continent ought to learn a lesson from the G8s failure to double aid to Africa by 2010, write of...

5th June 2007
Africa Should Solve its Problems!

Angela Merkel's remarks in the final communique of the G8 Summit that African countries must take re...

12th June 2007
Need for Meaningful Celebrations

Despite the fact that no one should take pleasure in exploiting children and robbing them of their c...

19th June 2007
Small Government: Key to Progress

Money can only be spent in four ways: You can spend your own money on yourself; spend your money on...

26th June 2007
United States of Africa: Ordinary Citizens Should...

The fourteen regional economic committees (RECs) working on the integration agenda ought to be appla...

3rd July 2007
Live Earth: Lessons for Africa

What can Africa learn from the Live Earth hype? First, the continent should not allow itself to be t...

10th July 2007
Weah: Education for What?

Going to school in order to become president demonstrates skewed intellectualism intrinsic in Africa...

17th July 2007
Egypt: Let My People Go!

If people are willing to risk their lives to cross boundaries, respective countries ought to take th...

24th July 2007
Lessons from Africa Cup of Nations

The key lesson for Africa here is to build credible institutions that ensure fair play in democracy...

22nd January 2008
Grand Lunch or Grand Bait?

Political juggernauts in Kenya seem to have a well oiled mechanism to win votes, ranging from think...

31st July 2007
Concerted Efforts Key to Food Security

Having interacted with various world leaders as UN General Secretary, he holds a better chance to in...

7th August 2007
Press Freedom is Key to Economic Growth

Openness has always been a path to development in contrast to isolation that breeds stagnation. Shie...

14th August 2007
East Africa Community: Time to be Productive

The market knows no tribe, boundary, party affiliation or creed. Left free to operate, it only under...

21st August 2007
‘Acts of God’: What Should Man Do?

Providing a conducive environment for wealth creation will enable people in disaster prone areas to...

28th August 2007
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