All articles in 'Editorial'


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
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
Sustainable Development Goals Good

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

8th 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
Africa Must Leverage on Calls for a Reformed UN

Africa must ride on the existing wave of call for reforms and push for a reformed United Nations sys...

29th September 2015
Self-Sufficiency Should Be Africa`s Goal

US President Barrack Obama`s remarks that development entails `…breaking cycles of dependence by hel...

6th October 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...

20th October 2015
Demystifying Agriculture Among Africa`s Youth

Youth must however be informed that agriculture involves the full range of activities that are requi...

21st September 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Africa Must Learn from History

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

26th May 2015
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
New Nile Pact a Welcome Move

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

24th March 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
Increasing Emigration: A Blight on Africa

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

14th 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
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
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
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
Burundi Deadlock Must Be Broken

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

12th May 2015
Going Beyond Agriculture Investment

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

7th 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
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
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