All articles in 'Perspectives'


Four Challenges Facing Sub-Saharan Africa and How...

Sub-Saharan Africa will need continued policy advice, financial, and capacity building support from...

3rd April 2018
African Continental Free Trade Agreement : Nigeria...

I assume that the boycott is based on the wrong presumption that the AfCFTA takes immediate effect a...

27th March 2018
Making the Africa Continental Free Trade Area a Re...

The task ahead is great indeed, and heavy is the responsibility; and yet it is a noble and glorious...

27th March 2018
Mauritius: Negotiating a New Turning Point

The time has come to overcome the inertia which has prevented the economy from picking up as it shou...

20th March 2018
The African Continental Free Trade Area Comes Aliv...

The huge opportunities that the African Continental Free Trade Area offers to business will attract...

20th March 2018
Black Panther Film: What is in it For Africans?

Black Panther is not a “Black” film since the money from sales does not go to any “Black” people.

14th March 2018
Infusing the Wealth Generation Dimension in Africa...

By making agriculture a big wealth-creating sector, we will unleash new economic opportunities that...

14th March 2018
Food Safety: Science and Public Opinion

The spread of unreliable, misleading and unscientific information is a real problem.

6th March 2018
Is Information Technology A Threat To Democracy?

There can be no long-term security without development, and there can be no long-term development wi...

27th February 2018
Africa in the ‘Made in Russia’ Era

Russia has to open its market for Africa

21st February 2018
How to Make Democracy Work for Africa

We can no longer hide under the excuses of being victims or pawns in the world order.

20th February 2018
Why Africa Needs More Think Tanks

These are institutions at the center of planning and forecasting for the future, legislating and act...

20th February 2018
Uniting the African Family

African businessmen should organise themselves with their counterparts in the diaspora to generate w...

20th February 2018
The African Value Chain: Harnessing Local Talent a...

It is important, therefore, that African governments at all levels identify their areas of comparati...

13th February 2018
The 16th IREN Eastern Africa Media Forum: The East...

This event is open to journalists and communicators interested in development, security and futures...

12th February 2018
Deconstructing Migration Myths

There is no massive influx of migrants, since the latter account for only 3.4 per cent of the world...

6th February 2018
Africa Must Turn Her Challenges to Positive Gains

I see President Trump's 'shit hole' remark as a clarion call for reflection and re-examination for...

6th February 2018
Evangelicals: Are They Gaining the World and Losin...

No one anticipated that Evangelical leaders would steep so low as to justify infidelity in the guise...

30th January 2018
East Africa: The Benefits of Regional Integration

I congratulate the new EALA Speaker, Martin Ngoga, upon his election. I had been briefed about the d...

24th January 2018
CSR - The Right Way

CSR needs to be reframed as a contributor to profitability – and that means treating it like any oth...

23rd January 2018
Why Africa Should ‘Earn’ Respect

Donald Trump’s underscores this fact: “Shithole Africa” is the “Global Gold Mine”

23rd January 2018
Tony Elumelu: The Entrepreneurship Journey

Many of you know that I was once synonymous with banking, but I have come to redefine myself since t...

23rd January 2018
Patrice Lumumba: Commemorating the 57th Anniversar...

Africans must revisit this history and protect our genuine leaders and the continent’s resources. We...

16th January 2018
Married Or Single: How to Thrive As a Female Entre...

Married and single female entrepreneurs have different challenges and different advantages

16th January 2018
Education: How to Skyrocket Your Skills

By using the internet for e-learning, students can plan their study time around their daily activiti...

9th January 2018
A Robust African Union in 2018

In 2018, Member States will be funding almost 40% of the African Union programme budget, compared to...

9th January 2018
One Nigeria: One People

The importance of unity to any country cannot be over-emphasized.

9th January 2018
Ethnic Hatred and the Future of Ethiopia

Foundational to any vision is how we view others. Do we believe our own tribe, group, ethnicity or o...

2nd January 2018
Democracy and Economic Freedom

The struggle for rapid economic development is very far from being won.

2nd January 2018
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