All articles in 'Perspectives'


The Tana Forum 2017: Africa Rising

The Tana Forum, one of Africa’s foremost think tanks on peace, security and development, will devote...

27th April 2017
Commonwealth-Africa: Shared Heritage for Collectiv...

Annually, I am invited to fora or gatherings that aim to examine the subject of growth, especially a...

27th April 2017
Imagining Africa 40 Years From Now

Some 40 years from now, the world will be totally different. We will have driverless flying cars; we...

25th April 2017
Imagining Africa 40 Years From Now

Some 40 years from now, the world will be totally different. We will have driverless flying cars; we...

22nd April 2017
Water is Life, Sanitation is Dignity

the shareholders of mining companies make a profit, but the local communities are left with water de...

22nd March 2017
Lights, Power, Action: Electrifying Africa

The electricity deficit in Africa is immense. Today, 645 million people do not have access to electr...

22nd March 2017
The Sharpeville and Langa Massacres: Rewriting His...

frica should remember Sobukwe and the victims of the senseless massacre which was carried out today...

22nd March 2017
White Supremacy: Africans and Europeans Fail To Fa...

Those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat.

15th March 2017
Trump Giving Terrorists a Field Day

Terrorists are celebrating the arrival of the new US president Donald Trump who recently offered the...

8th March 2017
Ghana@60 To Pursue Digital Developmental Strides

Sixty years after those heady days, too many of our people continue to wallow in unacceptable povert...

8th March 2017
Tech Industry and Gender Equality

Current projections indicate that, by 2020, a mere 3% of all IT related jobs will be occupied by wom...

8th March 2017
Robert Sobukwe: The Forgotten Hero

The ideas of Sobukwe, Mothopeng and Tiro must form the kernel of the curriculum of South Africa’s un...

1st March 2017
Xenophobia: What South Africa is Doing

Reckless abandonment of the core values of Ubuntu will only lead us into a clumsy and irresponsible...

1st March 2017
Lagos: Towards a Model City

Lagos State is the 5th largest economy and fastest growing city in Africa with a population of over...

1st March 2017
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
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