All articles in 'Commentary'


Ghanaian Elites: A Sleeping Lot?

Maxwell Owusu, (Professor of Anthropology, University of Michigan) thinks Ghana is asleep and this n...

29th August 2008
Why Obama Is America's Best Bet

Americans must vote for a thinker who can build bridges as he reconciles with his foes and here, Oba...

1st September 2008
Journalists Missing the Bigger Picture

Journalists with potential conflict of interest in a topic on the other hand should avoid writing ab...

2nd September 2008
Herero Massacre: Africans Must be Compensated

Should the bones and skulls of the victims of German colonialist aggression still remain in German p...

9th September 2008
Africans: Please, Talk!

Unless Africans proactively engage in documentation and writing on issues that affect them, the cont...

16th September 2008
September 11: Who is Fooling Who?

Who made the 9/11 attacks? Why? Why did it have to be on September 11? Is it a mere coincidence that...

16th September 2008
Mbeki’s Exit: a New Dawn for Africa?

Will this be like Gorbachev’s kaput perestroika for ANC, that will usher in division in the party so...

26th September 2008
Is Ghana’s NDC in Existential Crisis?

The  main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has always been a one trick horse. In its fi...

22nd September 2008
Africa: Images and Perceptions of a Continent

The world knows very little about the African continent and her people; and the little they know is...

30th September 2008
Nigeria's Diaspora Under Siege

Concerned citizens (and friends of Nigeria) contend that nothing short of social revolution and part...

6th October 2008
The End of Capitalism? Dream On!

Over the last 25 years, most countries have moved in the direction of freer market economies because...

7th October 2008
The Waki Report: Going Beyond the Scarecrow!

Kenyans ought to go beyond the 'scarecrow' and analyze the weakness of the South African strategy of...

21st October 2008
Anchoring the Post Election Regime

The Waki Report is not a legal binding document. Its contents should not be seen to carry a legal fa...

26th October 2008
Murder in US: Who Will Speak for Nigerians?

Nigerian run organizations such NIDO, WIC, ICAN, that should seek answers to what is going on to see...

26th October 2008
The Dark Side of Ghana's Politics

In Ghana, as sparks from the ongoing electioneering campaigns indicate, things are different, and ev...

27th October 2008
Tanzanians Finally Say Enough is Enough

Tanzanian president Jakaya Kikwete's motorcade found itself on a firing line from a hail of stones...

27th October 2008
DRC Crisis: The Britain-Rwanda Link

Rwanda has a vested interest in the chronic instability of its giant neighbour. But who pulls Rwand...

3rd November 2008
Congo Conflict: From Dried Hands to Blood

London, New York and Paris lecture on human rights and the sanctity of property rights whilst their...

3rd November 2008
Nigeria's Yar'Adua a Mockery of Democracy

Nigerians are a passionate people, and that passion should be tapped into, not repressed.

4th November 2008
Obama - A Journey Rooted in Family and God

Obama will succeed as we lend him support, pray for God's guidance and hold together our situation k...

8th November 2008
Zimbabwe: My Vision of a True ‘Civolution’

Morgan Tsvangirayi, Robert Mugabe and Arthur Mutambara claim to represent our interests yet they ar...

8th November 2008
Chagosians’ plight: UK and US Must be brought to A...

How could such a despicable act be committed by countries that boast to be the citadels of civilizat...

10th November 2008
The Congo Genocide Must Stop

It is therefore ethically, politically and morally wrong for the international community to keep sil...

10th November 2008
Taxation: MPs, Judges Have Got It All Wrong

MPs and Judges are sending a message that they cannot be trusted vanguards of our political sovereig...

14th November 2008
Is Justice Closing for Kagame?

The recent arrest of Kagame’s aide, Major Rose Kabuye by Germany authorities is a breakthrough-cum-r...

24th November 2008
The Shocking Truth Behind Somali Pirates

Some rogue CEOs and fraudsters of global financial institutions that went bankrupt in the last decad...

25th November 2008
A Craze of Naming New Babies OBAMA

Even Indians that have lived in Africa do not give African names. Well, why then do Africans give Eu...

25th November 2008
Terror in India: What should East Africa Do?

When one looks at how weak, corrupt and careless East African rulers currently are, one casts a blip...

1st December 2008
US Congo Relations Unmasked

Given US claims of promoting democracy and human rights, its insistence on promoting Mobutu whose re...

1st December 2008
US Cooperation: The Best Festive Season Gift

How can a country we all look up to as the beacon of hope and decency, be involved in some of the mo...

8th December 2008
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