All articles in 'Editorial'


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
Grand Regency Saga: A Wake up Call for Africa

Politicians are driven by populism as opposed to the profit margin. If Africa has to benefit from th...

1st July 2008
Sick Africa

Ten years ago last Monday, African heads of state committed themselves to halve malaria deaths in a...

26th April 2005
AFRICA: Investors\' Haven

African governments should fully liberalize its sectors to encourage competition, which will result...

17th May 2005
Creating Wealth

Always keep in mind that creating jobs is a means to the ultimate end of economic activity which is...

24th May 2005
Human Nature and the Law

As law makers enact measures to legislate morality, they should beware of turning all citizens into...

28th June 2005
Africa: Clowns in the G8 Circus

If someone cheats you once, he is the fool but if he cheats you again, you are the fool. And have yo...

5th July 2005
Africa Business: Time to Expand

The new Africa is calling upon the self-made business people with products that can solve the Africa...

12th July 2005
African Clergy: Coming of Age

The African clergy is giving a resounding No! to the ideology brewed abroad and imposed on them. Is...

19th July 2005
Seizing Opportunity

The West and China are beckoning but is Africa packaging herself in the world as a place to invest a...

16th August 2005
Watch Out: Time is Running out!

Time is running out for world leaders to keep their promises to roll back poverty over the next deca...

13th September 2005
Are Nations Working Hard?

2005 has been marked by an unprecedented global campaign dedicated to relegating poverty to the past...

20th September 2005
Preparedness

The people of Africa are exposed to a wide range of disasters. Early warning in the disaster context...

27th September 2005
Can Anything Good Come Out of Africa?

Who Should Tell The Story of Africa? In the past, the story of Africa has been told and defined by...

4th October 2005
Why are African Systems Backfiring?

There have been too many political and economic errors for over forty years. There must be a serious...

11th October 2005
Is Education Underdeveloping Africa?

One of the ways to continue to enslave a people is, after removing one set of chains from their body...

18th October 2005
Africa: Solve your Problems

The world has treated Africa as a continent that is going nowhere. A continent with stagnant economi...

25th October 2005
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