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Africa can Develop Through Agriculture

Armed with the right information and support, African youth can liberate Africa from food insecurity...

22nd July 2014
BRICS Bank Good for Africa

Africa suffers the negative effects of the prevailing exclusionary global economic model supervised...

15th July 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
Skill Deficiency Among SA Blacks: A Microcosm of A...

According to a report on youth employment trends over the last 20 years in South Africa, less than 1...

16th September 2014
Ebola: Economic Lessons for Africa

The old order of brandishing political and ethnic brands at the expense of ‘cake-baking’ brands has...

4th November 2014
Peace and Security: Africa Challenged

China made it clear that while it will work with Africa on matters pertaining peace and security, it...

28th October 2014
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 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
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
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
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
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
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