All articles in 'Perspectives'


The Role of Business Champions in Africa

While other regions may breed and encourage WINNERS, Africa MUST encourage CHAMPIONS! It is NOT AN O...

28th April 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
Africa in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolut...

The OAU was transformed into our present day African Union (AU) in 2002 in Durban. The leaders of ou...

30th May 2016
West Africa Missing Out in Russia’s Tourism Boom

West Africa tourism destinations remain largely untapped for the huge number of potential Russian to...

2nd May 2016
Russia: Ignoring the Realities of Business in Afri...

Since Soviet days, Russia has pursued a pragmatic policy aimed at enhancing multidimensional ties wi...

10th June 2016
Obama: The Trail Blazing President

President Barrack Obama continues to trail-blaze in American foreign policy where other presidents n...

31st May 2016
Kenya State of the Nation Speech

President Uhuru Kenyatta gave a good state of the nation speech in parliament in the face of raucous...

11th April 2016
Prioritising Capacity Development for Africa&#039...

Capacity building challenges for achieving the objectives and goals of Agenda 2063 are enormous

5th June 2016
Africa-China Cooperation: Taking Stock

The media has an important role to play in publicizing and promoting the investment opportunities in...

21st June 2016
Africa is Outgrowing the Object of Pity Condition

Africa is getting out of the pitiable condition that underlined negative stereotypes about the conti...

27th June 2016
Israel-Palestine Conflict: The Museveni Perspectiv...

Down with terrorism, long live the freedom of all the peoples of the world and justice to all the pe...

7th July 2016
What Does Brexit Mean for Africa?

The biggest news item of the past week was Britain voting to cancel its membership to the European U...

28th June 2016
UNCTAD 14: Soft Power Opportunity for Kenya

With a good chunk of the 194 UN-member states represented, there are innumerable possibilities on wh...

19th July 2016
Africa: Restoring the Economy’s Ability to Deliv...

In Africa, we are seeing a sharp reversal of the frontier market “Africa rising” narrative amidst th...

8th July 2016
Mindset Change: Key to Africa's Propserity

Our development ought to be informed by what is in our possession and comparative advantage

14th June 2016
Critique of African Economic Development

Those who control the economic empire are also in a position to frustrate the political aspirations...

17th July 2016
Socio-Economic Transformation

By mixing both the capitalist and socialist stimuli to the Chinese economy, the Chinese Communist Pa...

15th August 2016
The Lies that Black Adults Tell Black Children and...

We tell our children that an afterlife will be better for them than their present life.

11th April 2016
TICAD VI Nairobi Declaration

TICAD continues to play a unique role in the development dialogues on Africa through its innovative,...

29th August 2016
Africa and the Elections Farce

If one goes to a list of rigged elections around the world in Wikipedia, South Africa’s 1994 rigged...

22nd August 2016
African Youth: Hope of Africa’s Food Security

There is no doubt that Africa has made progress at the policy level and that there have been major d...

12th September 2016
Nigeria: A Country Overwhelmed in Self-determinati...

Nigeria as we got it is not working out. It has proved incapable of exploiting the enormous assets o...

4th September 2016
Despite Headwinds, Africa's Economy is Still...

African Development Bank, in its latest African economic outlook, forecasts economic The growth in A...

1st August 2016
G20 Leaders' Hangzhou Summit Communique

We are determined to foster an innovative, invigorated, interconnected and inclusive world economy t...

6th 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
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
In Memory of King Shaka

With the passing of King Senzangakhona ka Jama in 1816, a new chapter opened in the history of the Z...

3rd October 2016
Colourism: What Can a Mother Do?

I was bullied because of my skin, called names such as “black by nature,” and I watched as the light...

13th September 2016
Despite Headwinds, Africa's Economy is Still...

The African Development Bank, in its latest African economic outlook, forecasts economic growth in A...

1st August 2016
Terrorism: Is America Applying Double Standards?

Like Rome, the hubris of Washington’s politicians and the gung-ho nature of its generals are threate...

22nd April 2013
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