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TICAD-VI: Another Monument of Development?

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

23rd August 2016
Africa Must Urgently Resolve Maritime Disputes

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

20th September 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
Culture of Measurement Crucial in Africa

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

3rd August 2016
Big Men in South Sudan A Let-down to Peace

Uncertainty hangs over South Sudan after heavy fighting between troops loyal to President Salva Kiir...

12th July 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
Africa Unity: Call to Action

The attacks are a manifestation of the prevailing undercurrents negating Africa’s unity

31st May 2016
Egypt – Ethiopia Conflict: Way Forward

Measuring virtual and real “water exports” may help lead to an amicable solution.

12th June 2013
Africa Must Tap Into Its Strategic Location

Africa’s natural resource endowment supplemented by its strategic location presents great negotiatio...

25th June 2013
TICAD Plus: Africa Risks Loosing its Center of Gra...

We welcome super deals – but the responsibility is on the African side to position their interests b...

4th June 2013
Kenya Must Tame Insecurity

The national government should not use acts of criminality as an excuse to scuttle the constitutiona...

14th May 2013
Crisis in Egypt Needs Concerted Efforts

The crisis in Egypt is a wake up call on new challenges facing Africa’s quest to evolve governance s...

9th July 2013
NSA Surveillance Scandal: Africa Must Participate...

Africans must keenly study the likely outcome of the ongoing digital revolution to the continent and...

16th July 2013
Nigeria’s Space Ambition A Welcome Move

The move by Nigeria ought to send African think tanks back to the drawing board to deliberate on how...

18th June 2013
Obama’s Africa Visit: Time Africans Stopped Toying...

Africans must stop toying with spearheads and evolve a strategy to understand and engage the forces...

2nd July 2013
Rise in Middle Income Countries Good For Africa

The continent’s policymakers need to lay strategies that will make this forecasted transformation in...

1st September 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
Wonder Cures: Who Is President Jammeh Accountable...

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh’s claim to cure infertility among women should be critically examined...

13th October 2015
African SMEs Must Prioritize Cyber Security

Most SMEs in Africa don’t consider their business to be vulnerable. This is a wrong mentality.

15th September 2015
Malawi: From Grace to Grass

Malawi is asking donors to fund its crop seeds following government failure to pay suppliers a K155...

24th November 2015
Africa’s Future Lies in Value Addition

Wealth is created through value addition and investing in the latter can tilt the scales of Africa’s...

3rd November 2015
Sino-Africa Summit: What Africa Must Do

Africa should build on such gains to evolve a system that will front the continents core interests...

8th December 2015
Sustainable Development Goals Good

It is time Africa took responsibility and worked towards improving living standards on the continent...

8th September 2015
Zambia: Will Prayer Save the Kwacha?

An all Zambia national day of prayer and fasting was held last Sunday to among other issues, petitio...

21st October 2015
COP 21 and Africa

As world leaders and experts figure out how to handle the threats posed by climate change, it is imp...

1st December 2015
Burundi Carnage Must Be Stopped

The violence is a big test to the AU and East African Community’s capability to solve problems in th...

22nd December 2015
Terrorism: Blight to Global Development

The deadly attacks in Paris by gunmen and suicide bombers who hit a concert hall, a major stadium, r...

17th November 2015
WTO: Does It Carry Hope for Africa?

While the WTO concessions may offer a few tokens to Africa, the continent should focus less on WTO b...

14th December 2015
Flight of Africa’s Educated Elites Alarming

A recent OECD report that there is a 92 per cent rise in Sub-Saharan Africans with a degree who are...

10th November 2015
China Second Child Policy and Africa

Trained to be creative and innovative, the human mind brings more and more resources into play from...

28th December 2015
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