All articles in 'Perspectives'


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
DR Congo Report: A Response from Rwandan Scholars

Kagame's government is under increasing censureIt is regrettable that in the past decade...

2nd 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
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
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
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 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
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
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