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Youth Skills Empowerment Key to Africa's Dev...

Despite the fact that about 10 and 12 million young Africans enter the workforce each year, only thr...

21st June 2016
The Health of African Leaders Must be Demystified

Algerians are worried about the secrecy surrounding President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s health.

3rd January 2016
Burundi Needs Redemption

The situation in Burundi remains volatile. Over 400 people have been killed while nearly 240,000 hav...

15th March 2016
Kenya, the Refugee Crisis and Why it’s Important...

It is no secret that both local and international economic and political interests overshadow the re...

10th May 2016
Why Africa’s Industrialization Staggers

To transfer whole industrial units to Africa without growing an African industrial character will st...

17th May 2016
Local Products Need Space in Mushrooming Malls

About 90 percent of commerce in Africa occurs at informal retailers, including small independent sto...

9th February 2016
Muhammad Ali - A Tribute

He is a demonstration that that it is not where one is that matters but what one is doing where he i...

7th June 2016
EAC Heads of State Should Read from the Same Scrip...

The East African heads of state will do well to read from the same script, head in the same directio...

8th March 2016
Tutankhamun’s Mask and Rewriting Africa’s Histor...

Sadly, Africa is a land divided between two histories: The history before the arrival of the Europea...

26th January 2016
Malawi-Tanzania Maritime Dispute: A Sober Approach...

Dilemmas over borders have been commonplace in Africa, a continent that was bequeathed 103 border di...

12th January 2016
Zuma Landmark Ruling and Leadership

The highest court in South Africa made a landmark ruling after finding South Africa's President...

10th April 2016
Ebola: An Indictment on Africa’s Health Systems

It is tragic that Africa, a continent that carries 25% of the world’s diseases imports around 70% of...

8th April 2014
Boko Haram Linked Deaths Unacceptable

Violence will only breed more violence and send a wrong signal that might is right. In the end, thos...

25th February 2014
ANC Victory: Great Work Ahead

The party must realize that it was handed another mandate in spite of gross allegations.

13th May 2014
South Sudan at a Crossroads: Which Way to Go?

For the sake of South Sudan and all conflict-afflicted regions in Africa; it is time we learnt how t...

29th April 2014
The Nile Water Politics Must Be Solved Once and Fo...

The Nile Water Politics can be solved once and for all if all member states in the Nile Basin evolve...

4th March 2014
Rising Cases of Insecurity in Africa Sends Wrong S...

It’s important to modernize the continent’s justice system so as not to let loose the forces of impu...

15th April 2014
Africa Wishes Malawi Peace and Prosperity

Malawians must give the government time to deliver and brace for tough economic times as delivering...

3rd June 2014
Terrorist Attack: Kenya Must Review Security

The latest attack in Kenya has further exposed the country’s soft security underbelly.

17th June 2014
Hunger in Africa: Why Again?

A bold initiative is required to give African farmers a strong political clout to fight famine in th...

4th February 2014
Kenya Wage Cut Debate: Way Forward

It would have been prudent for the government to address such cash leaks that are heightened by corr...

11th March 2014
African Centers of Excellence: Hope for Africa

Pundits have considered it a paradox that high academic qualifications have neither enabled most Afr...

11th February 2014
Marine Resources: Africa Must Be Proactive

Cumulatively, the total illicit financial flows from illegal fishing deprive the continent of USD 5...

24th June 2014
Africa Must Invest in Its People

The influx of sea-borne migrants from Africa risking their lives to seek a better life in Europe sho...

8th July 2014
Rebranding Africa Agriculture: A Step in the Right...

The Musicians’ bid, while noble, should not be mere hype but a goal oriented move with measurable g...

1st April 2014
African Media Must Tell the African Story

It is no secret that most Africans rely on non-African media for analysis and investment decisions....

20th May 2014
African Governments Should Stop Suffocating SME an...

The informal economy accounts for 80 percent of new jobs across the continent and is a major contrib...

22nd April 2014
South Africa: Land Rights Amendment Bill A Step in...

The law is a pointer to Africa to address deep seated grievances resulting from the colonial legacy...

1st July 2014
Malawi: Another Case of Democracy on Trial in Afr...

Election cycles should not be allowed to be brakes that hold back development; rather they should be...

27th May 2014
Forging Inclusive Growth and Creating Jobs: What W...

The summit should not just be another conference. Its theme: ‘Forging Inclusive Growth and Creating...

6th May 2014
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