All articles in 'Perspectives'


South Africa: What Is History? Why Do We Study It?

Dr. Cheikh Anta Diop taught us that for us to chart the future, we must reconcile the past with the...

15th August 2017
Nicolás Maduro Can Do What Donald Trump Cannot: Le...

It is not the greatness of individuals that strengthens and preserves democracy, it is the strength...

15th August 2017
Africa Must Tell Her Own Story

We live in a world where names, and what they carry within them, matter.

15th August 2017
Zambia is Being Raped Right Before Our Eyes

This is not what the Zambian fathers envisioned the nation would come to.

15th August 2017
What’s Wrong with Africa?: The Case of Zambia

Let us face it, all nations are facing political and economic challenges, but Zambia’s are artificia...

8th August 2017
Entrepreneurship: An Antidote to Youth Unemploymen...

It’s absurd and difficult to expect people to invest in your continent when you decide to put your m...

8th August 2017
Djibouti: Africa’s Singapore in the Making

Djibouti counts on its vital strategic location for global trade and regional geopolitics to propel...

1st August 2017
Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Aviat...

Zambia is one of the few African countries to score an Effective Implementation of more than 60% EI...

1st August 2017
IGAD’s High Level Revitalization Forum on South Su...

IGAD should relinquish its mandate on the South Sudan Peace Agreement to the African Union.

1st August 2017
Core Values of Sustainable Business

Neither talent by itself nor business acumen can sustain businesses.

25th July 2017
Africa Must Invest Heavily In Youth

The factors that inhibit Africa’s emergence as the next hub for disruptive innovations are the same...

18th July 2017
The 7th IREN Eastern Africa Thought Leaders Forum

The Liberal Economic Order and One Belt One Road: Scenarios for East Africa in 2025

11th July 2017
Digitalization as a Driving Force for Development

The Inter Region Economic Network (IREN) is keen to seize the opportunities offered by digitalizatio...

11th July 2017
Zambia: The PF’s State of Emergency Drifts Zambia...

Unless one is either injuriously naïve or deliberately playing the partisan madness, the current pre...

11th July 2017
Co-operatives and Inclusion

Academicians and philosophers alike have tried to define ‘inclusion,’ coming up with several definit...

4th July 2017
Africa: The Need for a Unified Voice

The extraordinary plurality of challenges and demands leave us with no other choice but to change ou...

4th July 2017
Africa Refugee Status: A Review

The total number of people forcibly displaced worldwide by conflict and violence reached 65.6 millio...

27th June 2017
Can Ethiopia’s Planned Economy Stand the Test of T...

Ethiopia is doing well on the back of its anti-market policies, but it should not be lost in the eup...

27th June 2017
Handling the Refugee Crisis in Uganda

It is not that difficult to absorb or to co-exist with the refugee groups because the entirety of th...

27th June 2017
Africa Should Look Within for Solutions

I grew up with a school of thought that says – there is no need for long sermons in an afternoon chu...

20th June 2017
Panafricanism: Building a Better Africa and World

For South Africa to prosper, Africa as a whole needs to prosper as it is unsustainable to be an isla...

20th June 2017
G20 Africa Partnership – Investing In a Common Fut...

We need an initiative through which we don’t speak about Africa, but speak with Africa

20th June 2017
Africa: The Need for Liberating Education

Education is the software of any society. It is what programmes us to see the world the way we do

13th June 2017
G20 Africa Partnership: Investing in a Common Futu...

Africa’s problems are manageable so long as the private sector can be counted on to bring its scale...

13th June 2017
Africa and Israel Pursue Stronger Ties

Africa and Israel share a natural affinity--Netanyahu

13th June 2017
Biafra: Memory and Nation Building - 50 Years Afte...

Introspection is probably what separates us from beasts. That ability to learn from history is perha...

6th June 2017
EU-China Ties

Like all good friends, we may sometimes have our disagreements – and we have disagreements – but I b...

6th June 2017
Common Issues: Where are Womens’ Voices?

On the 24th of March, I celebrated the 34th birthday of my daughter. I gave birth to her during the...

3rd June 2017
Manchester Massacre: A Call for Humanity

Words can’t describe the magnitude of the horrific tragedy that unfolded in Manchester, UK where at...

30th May 2017
Mining in South Africa: A Review

I love mining. As you may have noticed, I plan to do even more mining in the future. I’m not sure my...

30th May 2017
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