All articles in 'Editorial'


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 Deadlock Must Be Broken

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

12th May 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
Africa’s Economic Growth Slowdown Calls for Rethin...

Time has come for the continent to rethink its model. Africa must diversify its export portfolio and...

27th October 2015
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
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
Ebola: Economic Lessons for Africa

The old order of brandishing political and ethnic brands at the expense of ‘cake-baking’ brands has...

4th November 2014
Education Review: Uganda Sets the Pace

Learning institutions in Africa must refocus their mission towards developing enlightened men and w...

7th October 2014
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
Nigeria Lagos Refinery Good News But…

Nigeria must address the systemic challenge that has seen the country’s 4 state refineries with a co...

18th November 2014
Ebola Outbreak: Lessons for Africa

Unless concerted efforts are heightened, Ebola threatens to cause a dent on the Africa Rising narrat...

21st October 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
Africa to be ‘Felt’ in Stock Markets

A study by Baker & Mckenzie global law firm shows that public listings on the stock market by Africa...

27th January 2015
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
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
Cleansing: Which Way for South Africa?

While Zuma ought to be lauded for giving African culture a chance in the modern socio-economic and p...

1st January 2013
Presidential Inauguration: Ghana Must be Sober

It is prudent that both Mahama and Akufo-Addo show leadership by employing dialogue, ironing out the...

8th January 2013
Kevin-Prince Boateng Protest Sets the Pace for Afr...

Africans in all walks of life ought to capture this momentum and celebrate their self-worth, be conf...

14th January 2013
Kenya: Security Apparatus Sending Wrong Signals

If the recurring spate of violence in the country’s Tana Delta as well as the blatant unchecked mayh...

22nd January 2013
Timbuktu Manuscript Destruction is a Great Loss

The manuscripts in Timbuktu have helped shatter negative stereotypes about Africans as a permanently...

29th January 2013
Diaspora Remittances: Make them Easy, Cheap and Ef...

Tariff and non-tariff barriers thicken the wall that traps Africans in economic poverty.

5th February 2013
Kenya's Presidential Debate a Big Plus

The presidential debate is a good starting point for Kenyans to realize that the courage to face per...

12th February 2013
Kenya General Elections: Why You Must Vote

Individual Kenyans have an opportunity, to choose the direction they would wish the country to take...

26th February 2013
Elections 2013: Kenya Decides

Kenyans deserve kudos for voting with dignity during the country’s most hotly contested general ele...

5th March 2013
Zimbabwe New Constitution: It's Just the First Ste...

It is one thing to have a new constitutional order but the other to trust ruling elites to implement...

19th March 2013
BRICS Bank Can be a Game Changer

Plans by the leaders of BRICS to approve a new bank to compete with Bretton Woods institutions are a...

26th March 2013
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The 15th IREN Africa Resource...