All articles in 'Commentary'


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
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
Obasanjo: The Coup Maker Democratized

Obasanjo’s deliberative democratic exercise with the African military is a productive moment for Afr...

7th September 2010
The Economy Vs Ethical Capitalism

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

8th November 2010
Kenya Coalition Principals Grossly Misguided about...

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

19th December 2010
No Sacrifice- No African Unity!

The dream of a united African continent under one government, common citizenship and common destiny...

31st May 2010
Why Kenya Police Need Remedial Attention

Ever wondered why it is just one guy who appears in media pictures dusting crime scenes in a city of...

19th July 2010
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
Kadhis Courts: Media Misleading the Public

The High Court is a creation of that constitution and has no power to declare its provisions or anot...

25th May 2010
Africa is Shaping its Own Destiny

We remember the commitment and dedication of our African leaders who, through tremendous effort and...

31st May 2010
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
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
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
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
Asantehene: Balancing Tradition and Modernity

Part of the solutions in dealing with the conundrum between tradition and modernity may be the Colli...

22nd March 2010
Arabs Must Work with Africans

If we are invaded again, the invaders won't make the mistake of keeping us alive on this continent a...

5th April 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
Africa: Why Poverty Lingers

Nations can achieve much when they take pride in what matters to them and shun outsiders that are r...

7th May 2010
Africa and the Politics of Identity

The crisis of identity sits hand in hand with all the other crises that African people are faced wit...

5th July 2010
Al-Shabaab: Museveni Needs Allies

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

19th July 2010
Electricity Firm Milking Consumers Dry

The recent news that the Kenya Power & Lighting Company (KPLC) had obtained a loan form the World Ba...

7th May 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
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
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
Guinea-Bissau’s Drug Saga a Replica of Africa

The US recently named two senior army officers in Guinea Bissau as drug kingpins in West Africa. Thi...

12th April 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
EITI Pays Dividends in Tanzania

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

4th March 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
This is Africa's Time

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

24th January 2011
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