All articles in 'Editorial'


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
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
Security: Kenyans Need Concrete Assurance

The insecurity that has seen both law enforcement agencies and civilians alike killed in gun shoot-o...

18th December 2012
France-Africa Ties Must Go Deeper

The French government must further prove its goodwill by going an extra mile to address other factor...

10th February 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
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
Africa: Reviewing the Continent’s Past Glory

African history is rich with the socio-economic, political and scientific prowess by African people.

23rd December 2014
South Africa Land Bill: A Step in the Right Direct...

The government of South Africa ought to invest heavily in equipping South Africans with skills that...

17th February 2015
New Nile Pact a Welcome Move

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

24th March 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
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
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
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
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
GES: A Learning Moment for Africa

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

22nd 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
Garissa Massacre: Kenya Must Change Strategy

As a leading economy in the Eastern Africa region, the country’s response has tilted more on politic...

7th April 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
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
Ebola Caregiver Treatment: Lessons for Africa

Africa must recognize that its citizens are its greatest resource. This resource must be valued, de...

17th March 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
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
Going Beyond Agriculture Investment

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

7th July 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
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
Increasing Emigration: A Blight on Africa

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

14th April 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
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
Africa Must Learn from History

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

26th May 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
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