All articles in 'Commentary'


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
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
Black Americans:Under Designed Mind Assault?

The historic and demonstrative evidence overwhelmingly reflects the reality that the U.S. governm...

10th June 2008
Matatu Chaos in Nairobi: Police Are To Blame for L...

Public transport in the country is still bedeviled with incessant turmoil. The problem lies in enfo...

10th June 2008
Hon. Raila Odinga Has Not Abandoned the People

Raila has the ability to excite the masses, turn simple functions into memorable events and elicit a...

20th June 2008
Desmond Tutu and John Semtamu: A Disaster for Afri...

If the invasion of African countries that rig elections was to be taken to its logical conclusion, w...

30th June 2008
Ward-Brew and Ghana’s Retardation

In Ghana, instead of going forward in development, we appear to be going backwards due to the absenc...

20th June 2008
What Does the World Owe Africa?

What does the world owe Africa? Simple: help Africans put a stop to the bastardization of their land...

1st July 2008
Parking in New Delhi: Lessons for Africa

We have as Africans, not reached a level where we can appreciate institutions such as parliament, th...

1st July 2008
In Free Trade, We Trust

The past week saw a gathering of the world?s most notorious advocates of foreign aid to celebrate th...

18th April 2005
Black Smoke Everywhere

Africa’s policy makers have since independence developed ambitious development strategies to fight p...

3rd May 2005
Sex Industry on Heat

To sell or not to sell sex? This is the question that confronts many governments and religions as pr...

10th May 2005
African Debt not a Sexy Affair

Instead of being hoodwinked by sexy good looking ideas such as debt relief, Africa should urgently t...

14th June 2005
Fighting Poverty through migration

Migrant workers remit about $100 billion a year, the International Monetary Fund estimates, a sum th...

21st June 2005
Smart Aid for Africa

Africa’s long term growth prospects do not lie in rock concerts and increased dependency on Western...

5th July 2005
Africa: Fair Trade not Aid

The AU is saying we need some fair-trade not some Aid. There is no point in asking the rich countrie...

12th July 2005
Africa: What\'s the Way Forward?

Begging cannot make the future of Africa. Begging at the doors of the big 8, 10 or 7 cannot make the...

19th July 2005
Can Kenyans Rely on the Government?

In the absence of the local conflict resolution strategies and almost a non-existent government in t...

26th July 2005
Homegrown Policies Will Save Africa

As Africa emerges from its isolation imposed by geography, the expatriates from different discipline...

9th August 2005
Referendum: Wealth Creation not Constitution

Kenya should be strategizing to shift from a third world to a first world by putting favorable struc...

30th November -0001
U.N Summit not a solution to Poverty

To export the African problem to the U.N. will perpetuate the predicament that Africa faces at the m...

13th September 2005
The Dilemma of Short Term and Long Term

Term limits in most of the African countries were introduced after 1980 during the second wave of li...

20th September 2005
Kwesi Pratt Jnr,Thinkers and Development

\"Once in a while, a true intellectual revolutionary appears, without whose recorded thoughts, the w...

4th October 2005
Hunger: A Product of the Mind?

Why are people poor and hungry? One’s worldview will determine how this question is answered. The wa...

11th October 2005
Kenya’s Transportation: Always a Different Experie...

One of the most noticeable living differences between the United States and Kenya is apparent in the...

25th October 2005
Africa\'s Image Abroad

The Western media and citizens are becoming increasingly multiculturalized and understanding Africa...

1st November 2005
Demons, Values and Development

The relevance of Primate Adofo\'s statement, which cut across religious lines, in Ghana\'s progress,...

8th November 2005
Fighting Terrorism: No Easy Task

Globalization is making geography more of a challenge than ever for counter terrorism efforts but it...

21st November 2005
Trade Union Democracy: Key to Worker’s Liberation

It is unfortunate that the cause of workers is no longer the concern of any pack. The informed and t...

29th November 2005
W.T.O: Africa Must Take a Leave of Absence

To address the consumption problem in Africa, it will be strategic for the continent to get out of t...

6th December 2005
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