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
Gender Inequality and Development Paralysis in Gha...

president Mills promised to apportion women 40% of the political appointments but has so far appo...

24th March 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
The Economy Vs Ethical Capitalism

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

8th November 2010
This is Africa's Time

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

24th January 2011
Kenya Coalition Principals Grossly Misguided about...

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

19th December 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
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
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
Urbanisation: The Detour

Nairobi’s social and spatial inequalities make me wonder. Why are some people so rich while others s...

12th April 2011
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
Samuel Wanjiru: Disturbing Questions

In the Western world, when a tragedy occurs; thorough investigations are swiftly conducted and preve...

20th June 2011
Media Ought to Drive Development

Government control and propaganda, have done a disservice to the role of the media in nation buildin...

25th April 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
Harambee Spirit Drives the Philippines

Brigada Eskwela is the true essence of the spirit of ‘Harambee’ at play in the Philippines

30th May 2011
Wrong Focus is Nigeria's Undoing

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

21st September 2010
Nigeria: Things Falling Apart?

All over the world, oligarchies are being challenged; dictators are being disgraced and universal or...

8th December 2011
Kenya: A Case for Direct Democracy

Direct democracy urgently needs to be operationalised in Kenya so that the voters do not merely get...

17th September 2011
ICC: Will Imposed Justice Solve Africa’s Problems?

The way in which many proponents of the ICC seek to argue that the practice of international justice...

8th August 2008
Somalis: A Threat to Kenya?

Somalis are literally buying the Maasais out of Kenya's Rift Valley region and turning Nairobi into...

18th January 2010
Going to Italy? Think Twice if you are Black!

During the altercation, the attackers shouted "dirty black," lawyers for both sides said.

11th December 2009
Gay Rights in Africa: What is the Donor Community...

The donor community has clearly shown that it is not driven by Africa’s best interests.

19th January 2010
PV Obeng and Ghana's Development Discourse

PV and his commission could seek the knowledge of those who deal with everyday cultural and developm...

18th January 2010
Gay Revolution is UnAfrican

Homosexuality seeks to destroy marriage as we know it, unity as we know it and family life as we kno...

9th November 2009
What is Wrong with Blacks?

There are more blacks holding college education than Jewish Americans. Why then does the Jew 'run' t...

23rd November 2009
EAC: Facing the Challenges of the New Year, 2010

Our challenges during 2010 are clear cut: to achieve the broad objectives of a full fledged EAC Cust...

15th December 2009
Chiluba’s ‘Acquittal’ is Theft within Theft

Zambia spent $ 13.000,000 on trying former president Fredrick Chiluba who is accused of embezzling $...

7th December 2009
Poor Choices Have Crippled America's Economy

When our lawmakers make poor choices, we all pay for them--unless we make them pay the consequences.

9th November 2009
Abdul Muttallab:Good News to Nigeria?

Western countries are now paying attention to incessant and unwanton deaths spurred by Nigeria’s nor...

11th January 2010
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