All articles in 'Perspectives'


Marcus Garvey: Why Africa Must be Confident

The world is indebted to Africa for the benefits of civilization. Why should we be ashamed of oursel...

31st December 2012
Nigeria: A Letdown to Africa

It is not being in office for the prestige and glamour of it, but using the instruments of political...

31st December 2012
Africa in 2013: A Critical Year for African Leader...

African leaders have the opportunity in 2013 to address specific, unavoidable issues that can slow d...

1st January 2013
Uganda Must Embrace Industrialisation - Museveni

Delays for industrial projects can spell a disaster for Uganda if they are not resolutely resisted a...

7th January 2013
Simone Gbagbo Indictment : African First Ladies M...

Simone becomes the first African woman and the first- first lady to be indicted by ICC.

1st January 2013
Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma: New Year Statement

Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma In 2012, we celebrated success in a number of fields as the c...

1st January 2013
The Gambia in 2012: An Assessment

2012 was not a year of only doom and gloom. There was a brighter side to it. It was a year in whic...

7th January 2013
Consumerism: Why Kenya Must Rethink It

The rise in the consumer culture has witnessed the growth in lottery gratification where individuals...

8th January 2013
Gaddafi's Libya : Africa's Most Prosperous Democra...

During the NATO bombardment of Libya, western media conveniently forgot to mention that the United N...

14th January 2013
African Coastal Waters: The Search for Independenc...

Africa can no longer afford to enthrone and celebrate the colonial divisions that have chiefly serve...

14th January 2013
2013: A Special Year for Africa

As majority of African countries join the jubilee year since independence; elites and the population...

14th January 2013
Economic Growth: Women Should Not be Ignored

Women reinvest up to 90 per cent of their income into their children and families. This multiplier e...

15th January 2013
Nigeria: Will Prof. Chinedu Nebo Revive Nigeria's...

Mr. Nebo is a case of a new professor replacing another - Barth Nnaji, two of the same.

21st January 2013
Cameroon: Silences on Autopsy of an Independence

Keeping quiet does not mean being dumb, it is refusing to talk, and by so doing saying more

21st January 2013
Somalia Mulls Over US Diplomatic Recognition

The Obama administration took long time to change the shortsighted US policy inherited from the G. W...

22nd January 2013
2013: Exciting Year for Africa

We have our genius, our shared values and resources, to invent and reinvent models of equitable grow...

22nd January 2013
Uganda: NRM Public Holiday an Economic Loss

H.E. Museveni in a previous NRM  retreat     Photo courtesyAssuming that 10 Million Ugan...

28th January 2013
Africans Must Be Proud of Their Continent

It is important to emphasise that the so-called “risks’’ in investing in Africa are often more perce...

28th January 2013
ECA: The Path to Relevance

Celebration of Africa’s return to the path of growth should be cautious, as the continent still face...

28th January 2013
General Elections: Why Kenyans Must be Proactive

It is hoped that after the general elections, a new era of genuine state legitimacy, credibility, pr...

29th January 2013
Why Do 'Modern' Africans Die Young?

Today about 70% of all deaths and funeral announcements here in Africa have been dominated by people...

1st February 2013
More Jobs: The Way Forward for Uganda

The high mortality rate for business start-ups is explained by the burdensome regulatory environment...

1st February 2013
Gender and Land Right Threatens Food Security

Expanding women's right to land is fundamental to battle food shortage and penury.

1st February 2013
MDGs: Where Does Africa Measure?

The time span left until 2015 for the African continent to achieve the MDGs is fast approaching and...

4th February 2013
Africa and India: A Shared Past, A Common Future

There is no escalator to development; each country has to search for that which works for them.

5th February 2013
Nigeria: All is Not Well

No ANGELS or Saints in POLITICS, Just Angles. Nigeria has failed in many ANGLES! That is a known and...

5th February 2013
Towards Building 21st Century Mines

The extractive mining industry models that have characterized mining in most countries of the world...

11th February 2013
Is Banda Another Disaster for Malawi?

Many Malawians believed that Banda would transform Malawi for the better. As days go by, the true Ba...

11th February 2013
Uganda: Prayers Will Not End Corruption

Ugandans have chosen to vulgarize spiritual matters, all in the name of fighting corruption.

3rd March 2013
The Elusive African Dream

While Asian and Latin American leaders are busy building gigantic roads and bridges, our leaders her...

25th February 2013
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