All articles in 'Perspectives'


Africa as a Partner; Not a Beggar

Partnering with Africa is strategically and economically the safest possible route and a WIN-WIN for...

27th June 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
Intertwined: The History of Africa and America

Let us resolve to make our common future bright and prosperous, rooted in shared values, marked by m...

27th May 2013
May Day: Is It Relevant for Africa?

The paradox of celebrating workers’ day continues unabated everywhere but one can certainly not igno...

3rd May 2013
Uganda: Re-Affirming Civility in Our Politics and...

What Ugandans are most hungry for in politics right now is authenticity – and that cannot be present...

20th May 2013
China-Africa: How Africa Should Respond to China’...

Africa must recognize that China; like the US, Russia, Britain, Brazil, and India; is in Africa not...

9th May 2013
Africa: New Frontier for Business

Africans are getting more buoyed by what they see as the bright future of their continent’s economie...

20th May 2013
Lessons From the Life of Meles Zenawi

Successful governance systems are those that organically grow from local realities and reflect and r...

26th April 2013
Is Africa Bracing for Recolonization?

The Eastern bloc started to slowly reorganise for the purpose of taking over the world as Africa sta...

29th April 2013
NGOs in Africa: Assets or Liabilities?

Where NGOs have become a substitute for governments for so long, it’s almost impossible to lay the f...

23rd April 2013
Africa and Europe: Two Continents, One Vision

Africa's 54 countries and the European Union's soon-to-be 28 member states have a shared neighbourho...

30th April 2013
Jubilee Cabinet Should be More Inclusive

Having a hybrid Cabinet will ensure service delivery, professionalism and harnessing of a broad rang...

3rd May 2013
State of the African Union and Continent

At the time of the establishment of the OAU, there was high optimism that the continent would perfor...

9th May 2013
Solar Power to Spur Economic Growth in West Africa

Solar power thermal plant in North AfricaCommunities in West Africa find it difficult ac...

20th May 2013
OAU/AU Anniversary: Challenges and Opportunities

The next 50 years will require a radically transformed African Union that can meet the needs and asp...

21st May 2013
Pan Africanism: Renewing the Vision

H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini ZumaFellow Africans, the Founders of the OAU followed in the...

27th May 2013
Africa Progress: Regional Approach a Must

African Governments ought to review and harmonize their individual development policies

28th May 2013
10 Reasons Why Most African Countries are Least De...

Today the middle income countries in Africa are 25. There is not a single First World country in th...

26th April 2013
Diversity in the Workplace

When managed properly, diversity in the workplace can leverage the strengths and complement the weak...

3rd May 2013
Kenya: Presidential Cycles and Your Business

Learn when to change and do it right because the world is not static, and like politicians, it will...

30th April 2013
Enterprise: The Informal Economy and Entrepreneuri...

World Bank estimates show that 25% of the gross domestic product in developing nations is from the i...

3rd May 2013
Sierra Leone: Progressing or Marktiming?

Sierra Leone still has a long way to go in its socio-economic and political development.

3rd May 2013
EU Secession: Is the UK Reading from Africa's Scri...

Just as Africa’s domestic and foreign policies were decided in the capitals of the European colonial...

9th May 2013
Zuma – Malema Feud: Will it Divide South Africans?

Malema's take is that there won't be true freedom without the majority of South Africans benefiting...

20th May 2013
Africa Growth: UK a Trusted Ally

Five decades ago, the Organisation of African Unity was there to help countries across the region tr...

20th May 2013
The Politics of Oil and the African Experience

It is easy to get emotional when one considers what happens to Africa’s natural and extractive resou...

24th May 2013
The Future of the African Union

While we in Africa are satisfied with the remarkable progress achieved over the last 50 years in sev...

21st May 2013
Pan Africanism Must Grow with the African Youth

The world has reached a point where we need an intergenerational social contract

27th May 2013
Africa's Progress: The Solid Questions

Why do we get mesmerized and awed by the strength of others but do not strive to build our own stren...

27th May 2013
Global Impact: Africans Ought to Style Up!

Africans: a consumer lot or  producer lot?While every ethnic group walks and works towar...

3rd June 2013
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