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Africa Records a Plus in Aviation Safety

The fact that Sub-Saharan African region recorded zero passenger fatalities and zero jet hull losses...

15th March 2017
Africa and the Digital Agenda

Government leaders from across Africa have just concluded their meeting in Nairobi to discuss digita...

8th March 2017
Ubuntu: Solution to Xenophobia in South Africa

In recent weeks, homes and businesses belonging to foreigners in some parts of South Africa have bee...

1st March 2017
Addressing Africa’s Food Crisis

The devastating drought in the Horn of Africa is producing a humanitarian crisis. The number of peop...

22nd February 2017
Marshall Plan for Africa: What Should Africa Do?

Germany has reasserted its footprint on Africa’s developmental arena by announcing a “Marshall Plan”...

15th February 2017
African Union Reforms Report a Step in the Right D...

Implementing the observations in a report on the African Union reforms titled ‘The Imperative to Str...

8th February 2017
Africa Must Keenly Watch Developments in the US

Africa Must Keenly Watch Developments in the US

1st February 2017
Donald Trump and Making Africa Great Again

Donald Trump who rode on the wave of making America Great Again to clinch the US Presidency  has dec...

25th January 2017
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
Ethiopia Government and Oromo Must Dialogue

The ongoing imbroglio is a stain on the nation that harbours the headquarters of the African Union

3rd October 2016
Africa Must Urgently Resolve Maritime Disputes

It is urgent that Africa comes up with mechanisms that will address these disputes before they flare...

20th September 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
AGRF Should not be Another Talk Shop

Africa hopes that the 6th African Green Revolution Forum will articulate key concerns affecting the...

6th September 2016
Israel’s Re-entry to Africa: A New Era for Afric...

Will the re-entry by Israel mark a new era for Africa? Yes—if Africa demonstrates a sound strategy...

5th July 2016
Giving Africa Day Meaning

This Africa Day should be a moment of reflection on pertinent issues facing the continent

23rd May 2016
Youth: Africa Largest Interest Group

Only a quarter of the young people who enter the labor market each year over the next decade will fi...

9th August 2016
Africa Must Put Its Act Together

Africa must carry out a soul search and determine where it fits in this international order

26th April 2016
Big Men in South Sudan A Let-down to Peace

Uncertainty hangs over South Sudan after heavy fighting between troops loyal to President Salva Kiir...

12th July 2016
TICAD-VI: Another Monument of Development?

Kenya will play host to over 10,000 delegates during the sixth Tokyo International Conference on Afr...

22nd August 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
UNCTAD: What is in it for Africa?

Opening up markets to Africa’s finished products will be a step in the right direction.

19th July 2016
Rethinking Africa's Growth Trajectory

It is important that the continent develops economic models or indicators that ensure growth results...

3rd 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
Africa Shines in the 2016 Rio Olympics

Once more, Africans are thinking as one and wish the teams that hail from the continent well.

16th August 2016
The Brexit Vote: Lesson for Africa

Tension is growing in the EU as momentum for a vote on June 23 for Britain to leave the EU grows. Th...

14th June 2016
The Brexit Vote: Which Way for Africa?

The outcome of the Brexit vote has doubtlessly sent economic shockwaves in the European Union and th...

28th June 2016
UNCTAD 14 Consensus: Africa Must Sharpen Negotiati...

Africa must set concrete goals in its interaction with the international community and lay down a ne...

26th July 2016
Thought Leadership Key to Africa’s Developme...

The thought leaders drawn from various disciplines in Eastern Africa expressed optimism that with pr...

30th August 2016
Africa Unity: Call to Action

The attacks are a manifestation of the prevailing undercurrents negating Africa’s unity

31st May 2016
Africa Needs Strong Institutions

Former Zambia Acting President Guy Scott has castigated president Edgar Lungu over the latter’s rema...

27th September 2016
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