All articles in 'Perspectives'


Local Grassroots Prosperity is World’s Prosp...

There is no single country in the world today that is powerful, smart or moral enough to take care o...

23rd September 2016
Africa's Public Diplomacy and Soft Power Defi...

The sky is the lower limit for Africa in terms of public diplomacy and soft power. But Africa must t...

23rd September 2016
Owonifari Demolition: Security Threat or Forced Ev...

Evictions can only be seen as lawful if they are considered to be necessary mainly in “exceptional c...

8th January 2016
BRICS: A Global Regulatory Factor

Existing global structures, first of all the Bretton Woods institutions, are no longer capable to ad...

26th March 2013
Africa Investment Returns and Growth: Real or Hype...

Why discuss or paint Africa on brush? Be that as it may, it is what it is in Africa. Afr...

29th March 2013
US-Africa Summit: Opportunity for Africa’s Renewal

The US- Africa Leader’s Summit is not unique. China, Japan, and the European Union have held similar...

3rd August 2014
South Africa: The Quest for Cohesion

Social cohesion goes beyond mere slogans and lofty platitudes about unity and nationhood.

25th August 2014
Consumptive Politics: Africa's Bane

Arguably, an economy that places productive property in private hands invariably confers great wealt...

8th September 2014
Kenyan Youth Should Drive the Patriotism Agenda

Let it not be said of us, months and years from today, that we suffered from a poverty of vision, fa...

25th July 2014
Investing in Africa’s Future

The low participation rate of youth in the labour market in Africa is a worrying trend.

8th August 2014
Ethiopia: Legacy and Heritage

We are one generation away from a better Ethiopia, but without investment in the next generation for...

3rd August 2014
President Uhuru's Duty Waiver for Cars: The Pitfal...

I challenge Kenyans in the Diaspora to first learn about our import rules on motor vehicles.

18th August 2014
Have We Let Africa Down?

The only way out is to inaugurate Africa’s next phase of liberation after the political one, namely...

12th August 2014
Foreign Capital Delusion: Why SMEs Should Be Cauti...

It helps to raise capital for your business. But the myth that a foreigner will more likely fund you...

26th August 2014
US-Africa Summit: Is US Playing Catch-Up?

The West may be forced by facts, created by the non-West, to change its attitude towards Africa.

25th August 2014
Idah: From Obscurity to Crafts Ambassador

Idah is among dozens of women at the coast whose lives have been transformed through Lifework's Shuk...

25th July 2014
Ebola: The Reality of An Interconnected World

Our common humanity and the interconnectedness of our global village should inform our public policy...

8th August 2014
Africa and America: Partners in a Shared Future

In less than 20 years, in the space of one generation—even as major challenges remain—Africa has wit...

3rd August 2014
Somalia Growth is Encouraging

The security at the airport was excellent and the civil servants and security guards were friendly a...

29th July 2014
Beyond the Rhetoric: Africa Goes to Washington

Finally, President Obama extended an invitation to African nations to participate in a S...

11th August 2014
Empowering African Business Women

Women’s economic empowerment is not only a key challenge for women but a development co...

18th August 2014
US-Africa Ties Strengthen Africa’s Bargain With Ch...

There have been muted and chilly undertones by Africa’s leadership, businesses and citizenry about C...

18th August 2014
Africa and America: Can Susan Rice Be Trusted?

Africa can be its own referee, and shun foreign prescriptions that often have nothing to do with the...

8th August 2014
Towards An African Liberation Economics

The social market economy seeks a middle path between socialism and laissez-faire economic liberalis...

19th August 2014
Factors Hindering the African Renaissance

For the leaders of the African Union and Heads of African governments, African renaissance is a perf...

27th August 2014
Africa's Creation of its Own Dream: A Critique

Time is up, if not long-overdue, for Africans to get up from the time-poverty slumber!

25th August 2014
Somalia and the 'Ugly Clan Federalism'

Mohamud M Uluso’s latest article, ‘Ugly Clan Federalism Sparks Fresh Turmoil,” is way off the mark o...

18th August 2014
Africa’s Sovereign Debt Rally: Spectacular Footste...

Africa is almost fully out of the donor aid dependency days.Its competitiveness on the global space...

2nd September 2014
Women: Creating the Africa We Want

Women make up just over 50% of Africa’s growing population and their under-representation in social,...

1st September 2014
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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