All articles in 'Commentary'


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
When Tying the Knot Turns Business

Economic considerations trump all “emotional” arguments. That love is overrated, inconveniencing, an...

31st 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
Black History Month is Here to Stay

Africans, despite the portrayals by Hollywood as gentle subservient sub-humans, did not suffer slave...

4th March 2008
Kenya Crisis: Deal at Last?

For businesspeople, the most one can do is reap while the situation is favorable. You never know wh...

4th March 2008
German Small Arms: The Nigeria-Connection

Even the Nigerian press reports only highlight the tip of the iceberg with re-gard to the disastrous...

10th March 2008
Kenyans Hailed for Solving Stalemate

Under euphoria many crucial points may be ignored. But again, politics like business is a tricky gam...

10th March 2008
Why Canada Has No Gates and Walls

In Canada, we fear weather. We fear blizzards, cold, tornadoes, snow and other related natural agent...

16th March 2008
Anti Corruption Bill: Will Uganda Walk the Talk?

A constitution and constitutionalism are related but the former is useless if it doesn’t lead to the...

25th March 2008
South Africa Airways: The Case of Subsidizing Inef...

As long as firms are not protected by government-granted monopolies or taxpayer-guaranteed finance,...

25th March 2008
Gaddaffi: A Danger to Africa’s Security and Democr...

Gadaffi, the self proclaimed father and founder of Africa’s second renaissance has nothing new and c...

31st March 2008
Graves Are Not yet Full

Africa’s wars are steering the continent toward a sea of self-destruction so deep that even the grea...

7th April 2008
Evil: Intellectually Unmanagable

Ghanaian schools have become supporters of irrational deeds – a reflection of a nation trapped betwe...

7th April 2008
Mandela: A Terrorist?

America needs to be told to its face that Mandela is the symbol of Africa’s struggle against injusti...

15th April 2008
Dumping:Africa Must Take Tough Stance

This is not the first time developed countries are using Africa as dumping grounds.

18th April 2008
Oil Boom: Ghanaians Set to Avoid 'Dutch Disease'

Oil boom in a democracy brings better development than oil boom in autocracy. As the Indian Nobel Pr...

28th April 2008
Blending Traditional Institutions into Government

Part of the complications of Ghana’s development is that its elites who are expected to know better...

5th May 2008
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
Is America Double Faced?

Damning revelations that Liberian tyrant, Charles Taylor stashed over $ 5,000,000,000 in two US Ban...

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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