All articles in 'Perspectives'


Western Sahara: An albatross on African Union’s Co...

Western Sahara thus remains the continent’s last colonial outpost, occupied by another African state...

22nd February 2017
Relocalization Among the Most Marginalized in an “...

A predator, “America First” administration may seek to normalize discrimination and deepen structura...

22nd February 2017
African Union Commission ‘Diplomacy of Self Restra...

The majority of AU Member States prefer a diplomat from a less influential state to lead the AU Secr...

15th February 2017
Land Displacement and Conflicts between Companies...

Experts at Dakar event point to a significant cause of investment losses, work stoppages and violenc...

15th February 2017
Donald Trump’s Inauguration speech; Lessons for Af...

Africans should define their role in a globalized world

8th February 2017
Proposed Reforms to Build an African Union That is...

We have everything needed to succeed. To fail Africa again would therefore be unforgivable.

8th February 2017
Morocco Delighted to Rejoin AU

We, peoples of Africa, have the means and the genius; together, we can fulfill the aspirations of ou...

8th February 2017
Harnessing Demographic Dividend through Investment...

The youth potential represents both our greatest hope and our most vexing challenge

8th February 2017
Africa’s Future: Challenges and Prospects

These times, though full of challenges, also present vast possibilities for Africa to claim her plac...

1st February 2017
Germany-Africa Relations Grow From Strength to Str...

The opportunities for Germany and Africa to utilize historical ties and current political initiative...

1st February 2017
The post: An Essential Infrastructure for the Deve...

The postal fraternity is committed to further develop and put its extensive global network at the di...

1st February 2017
The Global Economy in the Context of Economic Glob...

In the face of both opportunities and challenges of economic globalization, the right thing to do is...

25th January 2017
South Sudan Must Not Receive Morocco’s Blood Money

If South Sudan receives blood money from the King of Morocco, it will have a negative implication on...

25th January 2017
CDRC DIGEST: A Blueprint to Divide Somalis

The 16-pages strong DIGEST intimates us with Ethiopia’s narrative pertaining to contemporary Somali...

25th January 2017
Unleashing the Potential in Africa’s Jobless Youth...

African youth population is growing at a faster rate than we can keep. Currently, we are hovering ar...

19th January 2017
Casualties of Western “Neo-Imperialism” and Africa...

Although it is not the culture of Africans to talk about other people’s “houses” (internal affairs o...

19th January 2017
Africa: Partnership, Peace and Emergency

It is not correct to start fires guided by wrong ideas and then work to put out the fires. That way...

18th January 2017
Zimbabwe Expects Rising Russian Investment

The Russia-Zimbabwe Joint Commission will be meeting in Zimbabwe in April this year to discuss furth...

7th March 2016
Africa Is Ready for Business

 Akinwumi A. Adesina Let me restate that the “Africa is rising” story is still alive and...

22nd March 2016
Kenya Risks Being Sold to the Highest Bidder

Corruption benefits competing geopolitical interests. It breeds leaders without focus.

15th March 2016
African Countries Should Accelerate Growth and De...

Together, we can unlock the enormous potentials of African economies. Together, let us deliver on th...

22nd February 2016
Africa Must Come of Age

Africa is a playground from which foreigners walk away with millions, and turn around and donate pea...

7th March 2016
Rwanda's Position in Africa Energy Sufficiency Que...

Africa is set to emerge as a major consumer of energy products in the decades ahead.

29th February 2016
President Zuma Should Give South Africa Hope

Life wins out over and above all our tombs, healing breaks through even the most stubborn grief, hop...

11th April 2016
Giving Development A Human Face

The prevailing mentality puts the flow of people at the service of the flow of capital, resulting in...

7th March 2016
Fort Hare’s Centenary Celebrations Missed a Golden...

Fort Hare University celebrated its centenary this year. One would have expected the cel...

8th March 2016
The 21st Century: Africa's Moment

There are many reasons to believe that this is Africa’s Moment and that Africans will seize it.

22nd February 2016
Infrastructure and Prosperity in Africa

It is unwise to generalise in a continent as diverse as Africa. But despite the global economic slow...

16th March 2016
South Sudan Must Be Productive

It is clear back, centre and front that the economy is sick and needs urgent attention.

14th March 2016
Media and Development

Africa’s voice must be heard loudly and media have a central role to play in articulating positions...

7th March 2016
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