All articles in 'Editorial'


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
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
Why Africa’s Industrialization Staggers

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

17th May 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
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
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
Burundi Needs Redemption

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

15th March 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
Africans Must Resist Bandit Economies

When all is said and done, the onus to restore Africa’s dignity rests on Africans themselves.

13th September 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
Rethinking Africa's Growth Trajectory

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

3rd 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
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
DRC Congo: Africa Union Must Be Proactive

The African Union must not let DRC Congo continue wallowing in turmoil. Joint efforts between the Af...

27th November 2012
Ghana: Great Work Ahead for John Dramani Mahama

The president ought to hit the ground running and allay the fears that Ghanaians will not benefit fr...

12th December 2012
Sierra Leone’s Julius Maada Bio does Africa Proud

We must ensure that we have credible elections that put the interests of the electorate first and ma...

4th December 2012
Elections: Burundi Must Not Burn

The 2005 peace deal that ended the 12-year civil war that cost more than 300,000 lives must not come...

27th April 2015
AU Funding: Maita Nkoana-Mashabane’s Move Symbolic

Maita Nkoana-Mashabane’s move is therefore symbolic and should stir the African Chiefs to restore th...

9th June 2015
Burundi Deadlock Must Be Broken

The escalating political violence in Burundi as the country undergoes a political deadlock is a grea...

12th May 2015
GES: A Learning Moment for Africa

Mr. Obama will grace the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, an event that brings together business...

22nd July 2015
Going Beyond Agriculture Investment

While lack of access to credit facilities severely hampers farm productivity, it is important that t...

7th July 2015
Africa’s Universities Must Style Up

We must develop enlightened men and women through overhauling the continent's educational curricular...

4th August 2015
EU-B2B Forum: Time for Sober Dialogue

The EU and Africa are holding the EU-Africa B2B Forum in Mons, Belgium. The forum brings together Af...

5th May 2015
The 2015 Africa Public Service Day (APSD): A Refle...

This commemoration comes in the backdrop of the fact that Africa, the second – largest and second mo...

16th June 2015
Tanzania Participatory Conservation a Step in the...

Human-natural resource conflict has been rife in most African countries with communities bordering r...

1st June 2015
Africa Must Streamline its Core Interests

African partners come to the continent with a long term view, that’s why they invest in space explor...

28th July 2015
Zambian Products in Zambian Malls: Which Way to Go...

The country must address factors that make the Zambian products less attractive to local consumers o...

30th June 2015
South Sudan’s Elusive Peace Big Test for Africa

It is no secret that the war in the country accrues from internal factors (such as the politics of e...

18th August 2015
Somalia-Kenya Maritime Dispute: A Wake Up Call

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

14th July 2015
Africa Must Upgrade its Tools of Production

Africa spent $50.2 billion on military expenditure last year, the largest year-on-year increase of a...

11th August 2015
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