All articles in 'Commentary'


Is America Double Faced?

Damning revelations that Liberian tyrant, Charles Taylor stashed over $ 5,000,000,000 in two US Ban...

12th May 2008
After Mbeki’s Xenophobia, will Kikwete be Next?

As Tanzania gets credit for solving other peoples’ problems, it is still one of the poorest countrie...

7th June 2008
Taylor’s Trial: Is Blah’s Confession Betrayal Or G...

While betrayal could be an appropriate word for the Blah testimony, it must be gauged against the ba...

3rd June 2008
Tanzania: Is Mkapa Ready for a Public Probe?

If Mkapa knows and believes those pointing fingers on him are geared by hatred, he must seek remedy...

3rd June 2008
Tanzania: Who Killed Daudi Ballali?

Controversial as he was, Ballali liked fame. He was willingly manipulated by traitors to do their d...

27th May 2008
South Africa: Are South Africans Victims of Memory...

If South African natives have declared war against other African nationalities – who will accommodat...

27th May 2008
South Africa Violence: Why is Brother Fighting Bro...

The late African-Martinician revolutionary Franz Fanon warned that a people, denied outlets for thei...

20th May 2008
Perspectives on Zimbabwe Erroneous

Mugabe has stood resolutely in defense of the right of Zimbabweans to repossess land t...

20th May 2008
Bakili Muluzi: A Disgrace to Malawi

The only agenda he has for Malawi is to serve his vendetta against Mutharika’s refusal to act as his...

20th May 2008
Why Canada Has No Gates and Walls

In Canada, we fear weather. We fear blizzards, cold, tornadoes, snow and other related natural agent...

16th March 2008
Kenyans Hailed for Solving Stalemate

Under euphoria many crucial points may be ignored. But again, politics like business is a tricky gam...

10th March 2008
The Elusive African Agenda

The world has a right to intervene, especially when African nationalists kidnap the values of freedo...

2nd October 2007
How Natural Resources Influence Economic Growth.

Insofar as natural resource abundance involves public allocation of access to scarce common-property...

25th September 2007
CARE International Rejects Food Aid

The sentiments by CARE international are a wake up call that aid industry need to be reformed. From...

21st August 2007
MDGs in Africa: Still a Mirage?

Experience has shown that natural disasters trigger considerably more interest and financial support...

10th July 2007
Ghanaian Judiciary Breaks Free from Patriarchy

Until recently, there had been few attempts to free Ghanaian women from patriarchy despite the fact...

3rd July 2007
Lack of Confidence: Barrier to Africa’s Developmen...

For over 50 years, Africa’s development process has been minted either by international donors or fo...

12th June 2007
Lack of Confidence: Barrier to Africa’s Growth

For over 50 years, Africa’s development process has been minted either by international donors or fo...

12th June 2007
Marshall Plan: Lessons for Africa

Africa has a lot she can borrow from the Marshall Plan. It took visionaries to commence the plan-and...

5th June 2007
'Stupidity Index': What Blacks Should Do

James Watson is right; the black man judged from a white man’s lenses that seem keen to perpetuate m...

23rd October 2007
Africa's Agenda: Who is Calling the Tune?

Africa ought to stop, pause, consider where it lost track and create its own sellable brand. As long...

30th October 2007
Ethnicity: Releasing Africa’s “Suppressed Rage”

The idea isn’t only to avoid “ethnic rage” disguised under false peace but also acknowledging like P...

12th February 2008
German Small Arms: The Nigeria-Connection

Even the Nigerian press reports only highlight the tip of the iceberg with re-gard to the disastrous...

10th March 2008
Kenya Crisis: Deal at Last?

For businesspeople, the most one can do is reap while the situation is favorable. You never know wh...

4th March 2008
Tribe and Tribalism: The Identity Battle Rages

Just as we feel proud of our respective identities, others also deserve their identities to be recog...

4th March 2008
Black History Month is Here to Stay

Africans, despite the portrayals by Hollywood as gentle subservient sub-humans, did not suffer slave...

4th March 2008
Kenya Crisis:The Buck Stops With Kibaki

It all started with mishandled presidential elections.To begin the process of rebuilding our lives a...

29th February 2008
Kenya Grapples With Leadership Dilemma

'Leadership without management yields steps forward, but as many if not more steps backwards.

29th February 2008
Sovereignty or Responsibility? : Kenya at Crossroa...

Sovereignty can go, it did not create people; people made it. The State is a creature of human want;...

29th February 2008
Mugabe: The End of an Era?

With the advent of Dr Makoni, Mugabe may be nibbling at his last public cake before receding into th...

15th February 2008
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