All articles in 'Perspectives'


Decent Work and Dignity for Domestic Workers

In many countries such as Brazil or South Africa, domestic work is the most important source of wome...

9th March 2012
Kony and Obama's Intrigues amongst Africans and Af...

This century America will look to cart three Cs out of Africa: Crude, Capital and China

19th March 2012
China Captures Africa from the West

The US remains by far the greatest world power today. However China is progressively chipping away a...

19th March 2012
Uganda and the Paradox of Plenty

With proven reserves of 2.5 billion barrels of oil so far confirmed in the Albertine Rift exploratio...

19th March 2012
Corruption: Virtue or Vice?

Corruption can spur positive results in terms of economic and political development.

23rd March 2012
Africa - China Relations: Africa Must Tread Carefu...

As much as China has presented a window of opportunities to Africa, its increasing influence is ass...

23rd March 2012
Senussi: End of the Road?

Will he be handed over to ICC where he is likely to spill beans and therefore endanger the lives of...

26th March 2012
Malema: Is Zuma on His Way Out?

Julius Malema                  Photo courtesyThose who remember how former South African...

1st October 2012
Mugabe: UN Must Not Marginalize Africa

For how long will the international community continue to ignore the aspirations of a whole contine...

1st October 2012
South Africa Strikes: The Struggle Continues

For the working African masses of South Africa, history is on their side, but, not time.

1st October 2012
Tech Start-Ups: Time to Wake Up and Smell the Coff...

Majority of techies who come asking for funds have the conviction that their model will work.

1st October 2012
China-Kenya Ties Grow from Strength to Strength

The last 63 years of China’s 5000-year history is a very small chapter. However, these 63 years have...

1st October 2012
Kenya’s Domestic Workers Bill: Implications

There is need for Kenya to establish mechanisms of protecting its citizens working abroad. The count...

9th October 2012
Dispute Resolution: A Road Map

External interventions often contribute to a cycle of destabilizing tendencies which is why we are s...

9th October 2012
New Somali Must Address Disability: Open Letter

A report published by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Swedish International Development...

9th October 2012
Small Enterprise: It’s Not Always about Capital

Statistics still prove that majority of entrepreneurs don’t make it past the third year of operation...

9th October 2012
Germany Kenya Ties Solidify

Direct investment from Germany into Kenya has increased significantly over the last years, but remai...

9th October 2012
The African Intellectual Paradox

Even though Africa boasts of millions of scholars and other professionals, one wonders the whereabou...

13th October 2012
Harnessing Africa’s Human Resources & Natural Weal...

In many countries growth has not translated into sufficient jobs and a significant improvement of qu...

13th October 2012
Uganda Braces For First World Status

Uganda, without any doubt, will become a medium income country in the next few years and, certainly,...

13th October 2012
Change: Confronting Wicked Problems

Innovation is the key to success: but how do businesses innovate when faced with rapid global change...

16th October 2012
Somalia’s Energy Future: Getting It Right

Somalia is no longer that place to conduct a quick, shadowy deal and go unnoticed or unchallenged by...

16th October 2012
Africa Embracing its Women

We need to find means to make it easier for women entrepreneurs to grow their businesses

22nd October 2012
Oil Benchmark As Developing Nations' Budget Indica...

An oil rig                                               Photo courtesyWhether a nation...

22nd October 2012
Cooperatives: Are they Relevant Today?

We should support old cooperatives if they are willing to re-invent themselves to new realities or r...

22nd October 2012
Africa Must Muster Confidence for Progress

There is a cultural dimension that is acting as a psychological block on African development.

22nd October 2012
Planning for Inclusive Growth in Africa

To take Africa forward, we need a different political perspective and planners who appreciate the en...

22nd October 2012
Will Corruption Kill Off Kenya's Vision 2030 Plans...

It remains to be seen if Vision 2030 will change the attitude that has affected Kenya's development...

23rd October 2012
Somalia: The Road for Post-Transitional Government

Hassan Sheikh Mohamud represents the new crop of leaders who are genuine and seek to resuscitate Som...

29th October 2012
Soft Power: Novel Ideas for East Africa

EAC diplomatic missions abroad have mooted collaborative activities in their regions and countries o...

29th October 2012
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