All articles in 'Editorial'

Africa Shoots the 'One Africa' Dream

Africans remain severely disconnected from each other. Acquiring a Visa in Africa is costly in terms...

16th February 2016
The Brexit Vote: Which Way for Africa?

The outcome of the Brexit vote has doubtlessly sent economic shockwaves in the European Union and th...

28th June 2016
Culture of Measurement Crucial in Africa

Findings of a  report commissioned by the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) that businesses in N...

2nd August 2016
Leapfrogging Africa’s Development

African economies have not been able to generate enough jobs to absorb the bulging youth population.

29th March 2016
Malawi-Tanzania Maritime Dispute: A Sober Approach...

Dilemmas over borders have been commonplace in Africa, a continent that was bequeathed 103 border di...

12th January 2016
Riek Machar and Salva Kiir Must Show Leadership

The Republic of South Sudan stands to reap huge dividends from peaceful co-existence.

12th April 2016
Self-Confidence is a Plus for Africa

African financial flows are already significantly African and total external financial flows in fact...

22nd March 2016
Giving Africa Day Meaning

This Africa Day should be a moment of reflection on pertinent issues facing the continent

23rd May 2016
Kenya, the Refugee Crisis and Why it’s Important...

It is no secret that both local and international economic and political interests overshadow the re...

10th May 2016
Youth Skills Empowerment Key to Africa's Dev...

Despite the fact that about 10 and 12 million young Africans enter the workforce each year, only thr...

21st June 2016
Israel’s Re-entry to Africa: A New Era for Afric...

Will the re-entry by Israel mark a new era for Africa? Yes—if Africa demonstrates a sound strategy...

5th July 2016
TICAD-VI: Another Monument of Development?

Kenya will play host to over 10,000 delegates during the sixth Tokyo International Conference on Afr...

22nd August 2016
Africa Can Join League of the Wealthy

Africa must invest in its people with a view of making them bake the national cake and be productive...

19th January 2016
Local Products Need Space in Mushrooming Malls

About 90 percent of commerce in Africa occurs at informal retailers, including small independent sto...

9th February 2016
The Health of African Leaders Must be Demystified

Algerians are worried about the secrecy surrounding President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s health.

3rd January 2016
Dilma Rousseff Impeachment Bid: Lesson for Africa

Africa, a continent plagued by nepotism, big man syndrome and tribalism in politics can borrow a le...

19th April 2016
UNCTAD 14 Consensus: Africa Must Sharpen Negotiati...

Africa must set concrete goals in its interaction with the international community and lay down a ne...

26th July 2016
Zuma Landmark Ruling and Leadership

The highest court in South Africa made a landmark ruling after finding South Africa's President...

10th April 2016
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
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