All articles in 'Perspectives'


Political Violence: Business Survival Strategies

Businesses in South Africa experienced major losses in July from physical damage, business interrupt...

30th September 2021
SDGs in Africa Within Reach If the Continent Pulls...

The recent SDGs Africa Summit 2021 hosted by UCT sought to define an African-centric approach to sus...

30th September 2021
Nigeria Should Rethink Revenue Collection

Quantity does not mean quality - look no further than Nigeria.

14th September 2021
Somalia’s Leaders Need to Learn From Afghanistan

An Al-Shabaab offensive is but one possible eventuality that could threaten Somalia’s status quo.

14th September 2021
Corporate Council on Africa Hosts The 13th U.S.-Af...

The three-day Summit held virtually included 5 plenaries and 12 panel sessions highlighting key econ...

17th August 2021
Climate Change: The Greatest Evil

Some scientists predict a doomsday scenario for mankind. Others give us hope

17th August 2021
Treasuring Africa’s Seas and Oceans

Seychelles considers water bodies worthy of special status and recognises them to be among Africa’s...

10th August 2021
Uganda’s Minerals Investment Opportunity Now at $6...

Uganda is delivering an incentive regime favorable for investment in minerals extraction and value a...

10th August 2021
COVID Vaccination Inequity: Likelihood of Severe C...

Likelihood of Developing Severe Cases Highest in Africa and South America

3rd August 2021
A Future-Proof Data Centre Environment Is Key to D...

Africa needs 700 data centre facilities to meet growing demand for capacity and density in today’s d...

3rd August 2021
Science and Religion On COVID-19: Approaching the...

Let the theologians and scientists take each other with extreme seriousness, and interpret the predi...

27th July 2021
A Call to Renew, Reimagine and Rebuild

What would our ancestors in faith and struggle have said about these times? What insights would they...

27th July 2021
What Ails The University of Nairobi?

The university needs everyone on board to reintroduce the culture of knowledge generation, problem s...

20th July 2021
Riots in South Africa Not About Zuma

Currently, South Africa is burning. It needs to be saved from itself

20th July 2021
Energy Production in Africa

Understandably, energy is expected to drive Africa's economic prosperity.

13th July 2021
Occupational Industrial and Mining Diseases in Zim...

In pre-independent Zimbabwe, indigenous African workers at the mercy of colonial Rhodesian industria...

13th July 2021
Who is Somalia's Next President?

John Maxwell was right: "Everything rises and falls on leadership."

6th July 2021
Punitive Laws Are Failing to Curb Misinformation i...

While these laws have a chilling effect on political and media debate, they do not reduce misinforma...

6th July 2021
Youth Month: What Does Decolonised African Educati...

Are Africans doing enough to decolonise their education curricula?

29th June 2021
Investing in STEM Skills is Crucial in The Data Ec...

To ensure African economies benefit fully from the fourth industrial revolution (4IR), and the data...

29th June 2021
Kenneth Kaunda: The Humanist

Kaunda was a record breaker in several ways

22nd June 2021
Islamic Banking and Finance in Africa

International rating agencies such as Moody’s, S&P and Fitch have all indicated a potential for the...

22nd June 2021
Lawrence Stargomena Says Goodbye, and Calls for Sc...

Lawrence Stargomena Tax discusses the most significant achievements and challenges in deepening coop...

15th June 2021
Digital Payments & European Sovereignty

Payments are an integral part of our everyday life and, in a wider sense, the "lifeblood" of the eco...

15th June 2021
Attacks on Healthcare Industry Continue to Thrive,...

The volume and intensity of direct cyberattacks on hospitals and systems increased during the pandem...

8th June 2021
Concern About Employee Privacy as Much as Consumer...

Recent trends like remote working and hybrid models have heightened the importance of employee priva...

8th June 2021
Sierra Leone: China and Black Johnson Could be Bla...

Sierra Leone is in the vortex of what the Chinese Ambassador called “geopolitics.”

1st June 2021
Illicit Trade Patterns in East and Southern Africa...

Illicit trading along Africa’s Indian Ocean coastline presents a seemingly intractable set of proble...

1st June 2021
Online Accounts Whose Passwords are Often Forgotte...

Gmail is the online account/application internet users most forget the password for with an average...

25th May 2021
COVID-19 Vaccines: Africa Needs to Break the Cycle...

Africa Vaccine Manufacturing Initiative (AVMI) primarily aims at promoting the establishment of sust...

18th May 2021
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