All articles in 'Editorial'


Embracing Africa’s Demographic Dividend

The big question is not the continent’s bulging population but whether the continent is turning the...

9th December 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
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
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
African Union’s Self-Sustenance a Step in the Righ...

Whether it will succeed will depend on the commitment of the member states and how the body balances...

3rd February 2015
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 Fisheries Revival a Step in the Right Direc...

The continent must also tap into The Indian Ocean Rim which boasts of 2.6 billion people with ports...

3rd March 2015
Oil Price Slump: Lesson for Africa

African countries need not be locked up in retarded growth and poverty traps that involve low produc...

20th January 2015
New Nile Pact a Welcome Move

It is through constructive dialogue that conflicts within Africa can be avoided.

24th March 2015
Humboldt Forum an Eye Opener for Africa

It is by drawing from its heritage that the continent will determine where it came from, where it cu...

24th February 2015
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
Samuel Eto’o Fete: A Plus for Africa

Eto'o’s distinguished career that has seen him play for Inter Milan, Everton and Russian club Anzhi...

10th March 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
Demographic Dividend can Work for Africa

Without being proactive, many African countries could face a backlash from the growing numbers of di...

23rd September 2014
Africa Must Learn from History

It will take proactive concerted efforts from Africa's leadership and citizenry to realize these asp...

26th May 2015
Xenophobia in South Africa Must be Denounced

We are all in this ship called Africa navigating the high seas of sociopolitical and economic develo...

21st April 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
Europe’s Acceptance of 20 000 Migrants Good But…

The European Union's proposed plan to adopt a human face, receive 20 000 migrants and distribute the...

19th May 2015
Increasing Emigration: A Blight on Africa

Migration remains a complex phenomenon that accrues from imbalances in development and governance.

14th April 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
Senegal Language Crisis a Mirror of Larger Africa

The language crisis that has hit Senegal is a reflection of the loss of identity that Africans have...

23rd June 2015
Ethiopia’s Space Science Calls for Balance

Ethiopia’s ambitious space program aimed at enabling the country to build a highly developed scienti...

25th August 2015
Cecil Rhodes’s Statue and UCT Outrage

Students from The University of Cape Town (UCT) in their “Rhodes Must Fall” campaign have for weeks...

31st March 2015
Africa Resource Conflicts: Time to Try Open Market...

Instead of concocting palliatives, it is prudent that the Africans through statutory bodies such as...

21st January 2014
South Sudan Must Embrace Inclusivity

The attempted coup in Africa’s newest state, the Republic of South Sudan, could be an indicator that...

17th December 2013
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