All articles in 'Perspectives'


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
Role of India in the Africa-India Partnership

India is proud of its educational and technical ties with Africa

30th May 2017
High Cost of Living in Somaliland: A Threat to Pea...

The cost of living has been going up steadily in Somaliland for the last few months due to depreciat...

24th May 2017
Botswana: Lest We Forget!

Self-inflicted harm in human society is elastic, basically a product from many interrelated sources...

24th May 2017
Benefits of the Silk Road Economic Belt and The 21...

Over 2,000 years ago, our ancestors, trekking across vast steppes and deserts, opened the transconti...

22nd May 2017
Employment: Why Exit Interviews are Crucial

Breaking up is never easy to do – especially when it’s a professional relationship. Yet understandin...

17th May 2017
Transforming African Cities into Dynamic and Pros...

The focus on people is the starting point around which we can build everything else, including the i...

17th May 2017
300,000 Obeying Devices: Hajime Is Conquering the...

The botnet has recently been propagating extensively, infecting multiple devices worldwide. To date,...

17th May 2017
Confessions of an Orphan: Scars Don’t Make You Wea...

People deal with tough situations and grief in many different ways

17th May 2017
The Future Shape of European Security

How the European Union can adapt to prevent, survive and fight back against threats in a rapidly cha...

17th May 2017
Globalization as a Force for International Economi...

Emerging market economies have accounted for 70 percent of global output growth since the crisis-dou...

17th May 2017
Online Security: The Need for Urgent Collective A...

We need the tech sector, customers, and governments to work together to protect against cybersecurit...

17th May 2017
Somalia Happiness and What It Says About Africa

When a dystopian Somalia is among the happiest, Africa is indeed an unhappy continent and has a lot...

11th May 2017
Women Embrace Entrepreneurship

African women are benefiting from a formal education and are determined more than ever to create wea...

10th May 2017
Constructing Capital Bridge to Africa’s Deal Pipel...

Inventing Africa’s venture capitalist communities and constructing the capital bridge to Africa’s de...

10th May 2017
African Skills Revolution and Demographic Dividend

Africa’s greatest resource is the skills of its people, especially the youth

3rd May 2017
Making Sense of Privatisation

It does not make sense to support entrepreneurship and oppose privatisation at the same time. This i...

3rd May 2017
Rethinking the Somali Reconciliation

The main trouble with Somalia lies with the nature of the postcolonial state and the political cultu...

28th April 2017
Genocide in South Sudan: Britain in the Spotlight

What is the legal basis and validity for the UK to declare Genocide in South Sudan?

28th April 2017
Sustainable Use of Africa’s Oceans and Seas

Africa must possess the capacity to lift the cargo it generates, be they dry or wet, if it must qual...

28th April 2017
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