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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
Energy: Which Way for Africa?

Projections indicate that by 2030, Africa will be the only region where the number of people without...

30th October 2012
Nakumatt Fire Tragedy: The Law Maze

Does the activity of Nakumatt’s 24-hour convenience store constitute a greater public good so as to...

16th February 2009
Who will Tame Africa's First Ladies?

While first ladies such as Michelle Obama, Laura Bush and Hilary Clinton are renowned for helping th...

16th February 2009
Why the Hague is Kenya's Better Option

The country has seen tribunals, select committees and commissions of inquiry in action, conducting e...

22nd February 2009
From the Death Penalty to Extra-judicial Killings

The release of known offenders who are a menace to the peace and security of law abiding citizens le...

24th February 2009
National Accord and Reconciliation Bill: Was ODM G...

ODM missed the point when they entered into government before they ensured that their Generals were...

27th February 2009
The Youth Revolution: An Unstoppable Tide?

Even if we stalk and gun them down like big game hunters - the way the police are already doing, the...

3rd March 2009
Should Africa Trust the Western Media?

Why does the media in the West ignore the role of western institutions in corrupt deals in Africa?

23rd March 2009
Darfur: Garang's Dream Must be Fulfilled

Nobody abhors war more than those who lived through its horrors, ordeals, pains and tribulations

23rd March 2009
Sudan and the Search for a National Language

The big question which thinkers and decision makers should wrestle with is: do we need a national la...

20th April 2009
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: Hero or Villain?

Who is Mahmoud Ahmadinejad? What does he stand for? Does he hold any future for Africa? Is he the k...

28th April 2009
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: Hero or Villain?

Who is Mahmoud Ahmadinejad? What does he stand for? Does he hold any future for Africa? Could he...

5th May 2009
The Crimes of Bongo

Articles that mildly illuminate the corruption of the Bongo government merely serve to distance West...

27th July 2009
The Crimes of Bongo Part II

All so-called ‘elections’ that have occurred in Gabon (Cameroon, Togo, Nigeria, etc.) are demonstrat...

3rd August 2009
The Crimes of Bongo Pt III

Over the past two decades the Bongo regime has been publicly whitewashed by public relations agencie...

10th August 2009
The Crimes of Bongo Part IV

The 'Black Africa and the U.S. Black Movement' classified ‘Secret’ document advocated for U.S. suppo...

14th August 2009
The Crimes of Bongo Part V

With a certain arrogance that comes with white society beliefs about entitlement, French expatriates...

24th August 2009
Northern and Eastern Uganda Rethink Formal Land Ju...

Majority of the people at the centre of land disputes are sceptical of the formal court system

19th October 2009
A Smart Grid for Nigeria's Energy Woes?

Lagos is chaotic in its land use and with illegal tampering of power, it is hard to keep the supply...

19th October 2009
Transitional Justice: Key to Addressing Mass Disp...

Even if encampment might be necessary in the immediate phase of displacement, long term protection o...

19th October 2009
Philosophy: Africa and Europe

If an old white drunk falls off a chair, it's just an old drunk falling off the chair, but if it's a...

8th December 2009
The Christmas Day Airliner Attack and the Intellig...

There is thus a chasm between the acquisition of information and the person who has the authority to...

5th January 2010
Are Muslims Terrorists?

Europeans want to exploit. Everyone who stands in their way is a despot, a terrorist, an extremist,...

8th January 2010
Al Faisal Saga : The Naked Truth We Must All Face

Let us learn to isolate the chaff from the wheat instead of condemning the whole sack.

29th January 2010
The African's Influence in the New World Part 2

When Africans understood that emancipation was not the reality they had hoped for, they began anothe...

8th February 2010
The African's Influence in the New World

The African's contribution to the sciences, invention and technology that made this new world possib...

1st February 2010
The African's Influence in the New World Part 3

We need to say to ourselves, with conviction, that ,"If I did it once, I will do it again."

15th February 2010
A History that Liberates : Africa's Urgent Need

African world history must be researched, written, distributed, read and analyzed. It is liberating....

16th February 2010
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