All articles in 'Perspectives'


Why Africa Fails:The Case of Growth Before Democra...

Dr. Kamugisha stops the syndrome of ‘apportioning the blame’ and call upon Africans (ourselves) to d...

24th December 2012
Mineral Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Critique

Mining industries in the mineral rich Sub-Saharan African countries contribute very little in the de...

12th May 2014
Boko Haram: A Cash and Political Mileage Cow for t...

With our political leadership, exclusion in governance, youth bulge, unemployment, poverty and inequ...

20th May 2014
Turning Mauritius into a Boutique Private Equity H...

Policy makers should sit with those who understand asset management and private equity and better un...

26th May 2014
BringBackOurGirls: A Call to End Slavery in Niger...

Nigeria is a source, transit, and destination country for trafficked persons especially women and...

2nd June 2014
Messianic Prophecy of Bio’s Presidency

Bio is still a very vibrant force to reckon with. Bio, a career soldier turned politician and turned...

28th April 2014
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s Visit: Lessons for Af...

The visit provides an opportune moment to reflect on some of the lessons the continent can draw from...

12th May 2014
Africa: Addressing Growing Inequalities

Africa is standing at a crossroads. Every day, throughout our continent, Africans prove time and aga...

19th May 2014
Taking Africa Forward

The challenge facing our generations is to tackle the persistent challenges of underdevelopment, pov...

19th May 2014
Africa’s Automotive Market: Barriers to Growth

If there are 100 new car sales in Africa, then about sixty of those sales would stem from South Afri...

23rd May 2014
Malawi Elections: Boon or Threat to Lake Nyasa Tal...

The last thing the two neighbours want is having a prolonged mediation process that could indefinite...

23rd May 2014
Beyond Elections: Where is South Africa Headed?

After twenty years of democracy we have failed to create an inclusive society where most of our citi...

30th May 2014
Banda Reaping What She Sowed

Before Banda and her Liberian counterpart, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, came to power, there was a mythica...

26th May 2014
Nigeria Economy: Does CBN Governor Have a Silver B...

Mr. Emefiele may be merely gyrating with his ‘marshal plan’ and feeding ignorant leadership things t...

9th June 2014
The Worldwide Web We Want

The Web we can trust, that is the Web We Want. The Web that contributes to global peace, that is the...

28th April 2014
China Africa – Moving Together

For five years in a row, China has been Africa's largest trading partner. China's FDI in Africa has...

12th May 2014
Infrastructure Development Crucial for Africa Grow...

A road in Liberia                       P.courtesyInfrastructure development is critical...

6th May 2014
Digging Africa Out from the Rubbles

In the case of Africa, I think it’s a case of indulgent ignorance. People easily get carried away by...

12th May 2014
US Africa Meet: What Africa Must Do

President Barack Obama has invited 47 African Heads of State to Washington  on 4th and 5...

19th May 2014
Somalia's Currency: Which Way to Go?

The Shilling, a former unit of United Kingdom’s currency, was introduced into Northern S...

19th May 2014
Creating Jobs and Forging Inclusive Growth

Let us raise our sights, let us think big and bold, and let us think for the long-term.

12th May 2014
SMEs: Staying Afloat During Turbulent Times

A recent travel advisory by both the US and UK saw a wave of tourists leave the country amid fears o...

20th May 2014
When Will Africa Be Responsible?

Africa reminds me of the kid who always wants to be treated like a “big boy,” but then constantly cr...

23rd May 2014
Measuring for Success in the Post-2015 Development...

There is no other continent on the planet that has more at stake in the post 2015 development agenda...

23rd May 2014
Building Sustainable Towns and Cities

Leadership and engagement will be central to delivering results that defeat poverty, protect the nat...

19th May 2014
Significance of Land in African Economics, Politic...

The notion of ‘the empty land,’ ‘the underused land,’ bears for me so many resonances of colonisatio...

30th May 2014
African Freedom: Myth or Reality?

No serious attempt is being made in Africa generally and in Zambia particularly to give the people e...

30th May 2014
Eritrea: Resilience for Progress

The real meaning of liberation and independence is its translation to sustainable progress and the i...

30th May 2014
Boko Haram and Government Conspiracy

“…We were ordered to arrest vehicles carrying the girls but just as we started the mission, another...

23rd May 2014
Urbanisation in Africa

Urbanisation can help reduce poverty, sustainably, in ways that handouts never can.

30th May 2014
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