All articles in 'Perspectives'


How the West is Turning its Back on Africa

The western world, to which Africa once turned for partnership on democratization, trade, education...

22nd May 2018
From Word to Deed: Accelerating Africa’s Economic...

The first-ever Africa Investment Forum will be held from November 7-9 in Johannesburg, South Africa....

16th May 2018
Reclaiming the Great African Continent

Our success story and changed narrative come with building our economies that are not dependent on c...

8th May 2018
Control of the World through Food Supply, Energy a...

Henry Kissinger observed that “Who controls the food supply controls the people; who controls the en...

8th May 2018
Self-reliance in Africa's Security Sector

‘Self-reliance’ has been one of the most pursued goals on our continent, but disappointingly still r...

1st May 2018
Four Economic Challenges Facing Sub -Saharan Afric...

The missteps and tardy policy adjustments over the past three years mean that the region is not yet...

24th April 2018
Growing African Distribution Companies Through Ef...

It is critical that retailers and distribution companies stay agile and flexible – all without eatin...

11th April 2018
The Liberation Heritage Route Project: The Road to...

Freedom did not arrive to Africans without a price, it came as a result of much sacrifice and indepe...

11th April 2018
Strikes in Kenya: Wanjiku is Watching

One day, wanjiku will be angry, invade our institutions and render ‘ work’ impossible. God forbid!...

3rd April 2018
Four Challenges Facing Sub-Saharan Africa and How...

Sub-Saharan Africa will need continued policy advice, financial, and capacity building support from...

3rd April 2018
African Continental Free Trade Agreement : Nigeria...

I assume that the boycott is based on the wrong presumption that the AfCFTA takes immediate effect a...

27th March 2018
Making the Africa Continental Free Trade Area a Re...

The task ahead is great indeed, and heavy is the responsibility; and yet it is a noble and glorious...

27th March 2018
Mauritius: Negotiating a New Turning Point

The time has come to overcome the inertia which has prevented the economy from picking up as it shou...

20th March 2018
The African Continental Free Trade Area Comes Aliv...

The huge opportunities that the African Continental Free Trade Area offers to business will attract...

20th March 2018
Black Panther Film: What is in it For Africans?

Black Panther is not a “Black” film since the money from sales does not go to any “Black” people.

14th March 2018
Infusing the Wealth Generation Dimension in Africa...

By making agriculture a big wealth-creating sector, we will unleash new economic opportunities that...

14th March 2018
Food Safety: Science and Public Opinion

The spread of unreliable, misleading and unscientific information is a real problem.

6th March 2018
Is Information Technology A Threat To Democracy?

There can be no long-term security without development, and there can be no long-term development wi...

27th February 2018
Africa in the ‘Made in Russia’ Era

Russia has to open its market for Africa

21st February 2018
How to Make Democracy Work for Africa

We can no longer hide under the excuses of being victims or pawns in the world order.

20th February 2018
Why Africa Needs More Think Tanks

These are institutions at the center of planning and forecasting for the future, legislating and act...

20th February 2018
Uniting the African Family

African businessmen should organise themselves with their counterparts in the diaspora to generate w...

20th February 2018
The African Value Chain: Harnessing Local Talent a...

It is important, therefore, that African governments at all levels identify their areas of comparati...

13th February 2018
The 16th IREN Eastern Africa Media Forum: The East...

This event is open to journalists and communicators interested in development, security and futures...

12th February 2018
Deconstructing Migration Myths

There is no massive influx of migrants, since the latter account for only 3.4 per cent of the world...

6th February 2018
Africa Must Turn Her Challenges to Positive Gains

I see President Trump's 'shit hole' remark as a clarion call for reflection and re-examination for...

6th February 2018
Evangelicals: Are They Gaining the World and Losin...

No one anticipated that Evangelical leaders would steep so low as to justify infidelity in the guise...

30th January 2018
East Africa: The Benefits of Regional Integration

I congratulate the new EALA Speaker, Martin Ngoga, upon his election. I had been briefed about the d...

24th January 2018
CSR - The Right Way

CSR needs to be reframed as a contributor to profitability – and that means treating it like any oth...

23rd January 2018
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