All articles in 'Commentary'


Archbishop Palmer-Buckle’s “Funeral Oration”

Instead of spending hugely on the dead, Ghanaians must establish an endowment fund in memory of the...

1st November 2010
Wrong Focus is Nigeria's Undoing

Nigeria not only pursues wrong sectors, but sees politics as the only tool to develop

21st September 2010
Money Laundering: US Stand on Africa Healthy

The US is ready to work with African State institutions to curb corruption and money laundering.

15th November 2010
Ghana: The 'Rational' vs 'Irrational' in Combat

Belief in witchcraft is a real danger to the survival of the African civilization. Mixed with povert...

29th November 2010
Which Way for Uganda’s Housing Challenge?

Uganda and Kampala in particular is lacking over 5000 housing units leaving dozens of Ugandans grapp...

12th December 2010
NACADA Should Involve Stakeholders

The National Agency for the Campaign Against Drug Abuse Authority (NACADA) has its job cut out to en...

7th December 2010
This is Africa's Time

Effective usage of Africa's natural resources will generate income for other investment

24th January 2011
COMESA Targets Africa's Economic Transformation

COMESA will champion the race to economic transformation through food security, value addition, dive...

7th February 2011
EITI Pays Dividends in Tanzania

EITI is aligned with Tanzania's policy of promoting transparency and accountability in the manageme...

4th March 2011
Hands-Off Policy to Solve the Unemployment Problem

In SA, for every three existing jobs, one more will have to be added if today’s unemployed are to be...

29th January 2011
Kenya ICC Tussle: Old Order Vs New Order?

A section of the "Ocampo Six" (second row) at The Hague Photo courtesyVice President K...

11th April 2011
Employment: Kenya Youth Grow Impatient

The trend in the Arab world should give our political leadership an urgency to improve the younger g...

28th March 2011
Africa’s Contemporary Threats

The marginalization of Africa also creates new opportunities for African countries including East Af...

5th April 2011
Looking East: Zimbabwe's Lifeline

Why should Zimbabwe look West and lower its people’s living standards on the back of high interest l...

12th December 2010
Africa’s Century: Is the West Changing Tactic?

Re-emerging and old powers are signalling that Africa holds the key to stabilizing the world's econo...

27th July 2010
Law Making or Patronage Politics? Lessons from Car...

The McKinsey report indicates that by 2015, 13 percent of global oil production will take place in A...

5th November 2010
'KKK Alliance' Threat to Kenya Cohesion

KKK has nothing else binding other than bringing the three big tribes in Kenya to win Executive powe...

29th January 2011
What the Abuja Bomb Blasts Reveal

Independence celebrations are meant to be joyful occasions. And for a country like Nigeria that face...

5th October 2010
Kenya Puts Funds in Torn Pockets

With corruption, wastage and unnecessary administrative costs, 20-30% of the allocated funds get to...

7th February 2011
The Economy Vs Ethical Capitalism

The economic sphere is neither ethically neutral, nor inherently inhuman and opposed to society.

8th November 2010
Critics Hitting Obama Below the Belt

Obama has cheerleeders amidst criticism P. courtesyPresident Barrack Obama faces tough c...

20th September 2010
Zimbabwe: Ethanol Key to Energy Independence

Ethanol can be blended with petrol or diesel, effectively allowing Zimbabwe to ''grow" some of its o...

5th November 2010
African Union Off - Radar as Missiles Rain in Afri...

By disconnecting themselves from the people, African leaders and AU have handed over the radar to fo...

21st March 2011
Tribalism and its Political Undercurrents

If the tribe was to be moved from the language and traditions level to a national level, what a beau...

17th January 2011
Kenya Coalition Principals Grossly Misguided about...

We sympathize with the coalition principals’ embarrassment suffered after the honest and unflatterin...

19th December 2010
Al-Shabaab: Museveni Needs Allies

Museveni has vowed to crush al-ShabaabThe recent terrorist attacks in Kampala Uganda hav...

19th July 2010
African Policies Must Focus on People

May the policy makers assembled in Malabo, push for a measurement culture in developing strategies a...

31st August 2010
9th IREN EA Media Training: A Participant's Voice

Media houses must contribute a certain percentage of space/airtime to accommodate development agenda

15th March 2011
The West's Hand in African Affairs

General William E. Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, meets with students from th...

26th July 2010
Africa Has a Bright Future

There is need to interrogate the imperial discourse designed to justify various types of recolonisat...

2nd August 2010
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