All articles in 'Commentary'


History as it Should be Known

In my years living in US, I often joke to my audiences that one of my best unknown accomplishments,...

13th February 2009
United Africa: Gaddafi Should not be Ignored!

What is it about the concept of a United Africa that provokes such paranoia, hatred and ridicule fro...

16th February 2009
Africans are Not Cultural Orphans

Part of the trouble with many Africans is that they are unlikely to be aware of the presence, the or...

16th February 2009
Trade in Human Body Parts: Part of Human Nature?

To be sure, there are some parts of Nigeria you don’t venture into without adequate security; there...

16th February 2009
The New York Post and Racist Cartoons: Undermining...

It is lack of cultural competency which leads this organization to think that it is alright to portr...

23rd February 2009
Is Kenya on Auto Pilot?

The government is failing Kenyans in their hour of most need. Not only did the government fail to ma...

2nd March 2009
Nigeria And The World of Informants And Espionage

Outside of Nigeria espionage is very important. Therefore, if Nigerians living in South Africa or in...

16th March 2009
It's a Looting Spree for Africa's First Families

Museveni is paving way to appoint his soldier son (major Muhoozi) to take over Uganda's presidency

23rd March 2009
Religion: A Two Edged Sword?

I am not serving anything. I am all about the rule of law, professional ethics and personal morality...

23rd March 2009
Time to Re-brand Nigeria

Nigeria is where it is and what it is because folks have a warped sense of how they want to do thing...

27th March 2009
West Africa: A Drug Smuggling and Terrorism Hub?

Illicit activities threaten to destabilize even the most steady nations in West Africa unless smuggl...

9th April 2009
Jacob Zuma: People's President But...!

The obsession with whether Africa National Congress garnered a two thirds majority or not by Western...

28th April 2009
Coalition Government: Are Youths Bracing for the...

Kenyans' future will not be secured if the recourse is always to appoint older Kenyans to fix the m...

5th May 2009
Sarkozy’s Take on African Fat Cats a Welcome Move

If the West could see the light and order that money stashed in their banks be returned to Africa,...

10th May 2009
When States Turn Criminal

The whole governance system is grinding to a halt so that even the good things that Obasanjo's regim...

7th February 2006
In Defense of Bribery

Bribes are only a symptom, not a cause. Whatever the objections are against bribing, they don’t appl...

14th February 2006
The Immorality of “Ladies First” Mentality

Affirmative action stigmatizes women because it gives the sanction of law to myths about women which...

24th October 2006
Africa Should Promote its Brand

There is potential in our traditional systems that have stood the test time. Africans should realize...

29th November 2006
African Marriages as Business Ventures

Women also complain that men have either not evolved or that they evolve at a very slow pace. Someho...

29th November 2006
Mixed Fortunes of Globalization in Africa

Africa is perforated with the out come of globalization. To convince Africans about the benefits of...

5th December 2006
Politics Vs the Market: Which Way to Go?

If you discovered a better, solution to Africa’s poverty, would you take your plan to a private firm...

12th December 2006
Zimbabwe Crisis: Real or Feigned?

How does a country with the same factors and leaders from 1980 to 2000 suddenly (because the White c...

6th May 2008
Intellectual Poverty Worse than Physical Poverty

Africa needs to cultivate creative and intellectual abilities that will allow it to increase the val...

12th May 2008
Bakili Muluzi: A Disgrace to Malawi

The only agenda he has for Malawi is to serve his vendetta against Mutharika’s refusal to act as his...

20th May 2008
Perspectives on Zimbabwe Erroneous

Mugabe has stood resolutely in defense of the right of Zimbabweans to repossess land t...

20th May 2008
South Africa Violence: Why is Brother Fighting Bro...

The late African-Martinician revolutionary Franz Fanon warned that a people, denied outlets for thei...

20th May 2008
South Africa: Are South Africans Victims of Memory...

If South African natives have declared war against other African nationalities – who will accommodat...

27th May 2008
Tanzania: Who Killed Daudi Ballali?

Controversial as he was, Ballali liked fame. He was willingly manipulated by traitors to do their d...

27th May 2008
Tanzania: Is Mkapa Ready for a Public Probe?

If Mkapa knows and believes those pointing fingers on him are geared by hatred, he must seek remedy...

3rd June 2008
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
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