All articles in 'Editorial'


China-Africa: The Need for an African Hour

How Africa plays its cards will determine whether the continent will be better-off or worse-off.

13th January 2015
South Sudan Civil War Anniversary:A Moment of Refl...

It is only through constructive dialogue, inclusivity, patriotism and long term focus on the prosper...

16th December 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
African Scholars Must Participate in Global Discou...

Africa's scholars must be proactive and project their voice locally and globally through groundbreak...

3rd December 2013
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
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 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
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
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
Debt Burden: Africa Should Watch Out

In Ghana, Uganda, Mozambique, Senegal, Niger, Malawi, Benin, Sao Tome, Principe, Ethiopia, Tanzania...

18th March 2014
Terrorist Attack: Kenya Must Review Security

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

17th June 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
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
Africa Needs 'Return on Investment' Attitude

According to a recent report by Health Poverty Action , while on one hand $134 billion flows into Af...

29th July 2014
African Union: Time to Create a Galvanizing Idea f...

The continental body should initiate debate across its member states on which idea needs to drive co...

28th January 2014
Industrialization: The Other Path

While the benefits of industrialization cannot be downplayed, making it a precondition to developmen...

19th August 2014
The US-Africa Summit: What Will Africa Gain?

While Africa’s bilateral engagements are a step in the right direction, whether they will yield posi...

5th August 2014
2014 FIFA World Cup: May the Best Team Win!

Africa’s leaders should tap into this unity, energy and momentum to galvanize the continent towards...

10th June 2014
Ebola Attack: Africa Must Invest in Public Health

Ebola attack shows that the African Union needs to unify and standardize policies across its member...

12th August 2014
Kenya: Going Beyond the Middle Income Status

While growth statistics may look attractive on paper, the Kenya government has a big challenge to be...

30th September 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
Sata is Gone: Zambia Must Move On

It is important that Zambians exercise sobriety as the current fractious and tumultuous environment...

11th November 2014
Education Review: Uganda Sets the Pace

Learning institutions in Africa must refocus their mission towards developing enlightened men and w...

7th October 2014
Insecurity: Has Kenya Become A Slaughterhouse?

The attacks are a big test to the Kenya government’s anti-terrorism strategy and clearly depict a la...

2nd December 2014
Nigeria Lagos Refinery Good News But…

Nigeria must address the systemic challenge that has seen the country’s 4 state refineries with a co...

18th November 2014
At Last: African Union Shows Leadership on Ebola

Ebola is a wake-up call for the continent to rethink investment in the health sector. A crucial plac...

9th September 2014
Tunisia Polls: Patience and Vigilance Urged

The success of Tunisia calls for patience and cooperation of all political parties, civil society, a...

25th November 2014
2015: Will Africa Swim or Drown?

As the continent enters 2015, it faces several risks that if not addressed, could potentially thwart...

30th December 2014
Africa Must Revisit Its Youth ‘Marshall Plan.’

The continent's youthful population shows great promise and must be accorded the right exposure, edu...

6th January 2015
Africa to be ‘Felt’ in Stock Markets

A study by Baker & Mckenzie global law firm shows that public listings on the stock market by Africa...

27th January 2015
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