All articles in 'Perspectives'


Nigeria: Operation Adopt A Looter

Regardless of how much growth our national economy is showing on paper, a country that cannibalizes...

27th February 2012
Ghana: The Tribal Support of Gargantuan Crimes

The Tongu chiefs’ visit is backward and undermines Ghana’s multi-ethnicity, especially in 2012, wher...

27th February 2012
Bungled Corruption Trials in Nigeria

Nigeria’s full market of corrupt criminals should have made EFCC busier than the New York Stock Exch...

5th March 2012
Africa: Why Rear Views are Counterproductive

I have no idea what MLK would do were he alive today. He probably would have been overwhelmed by cha...

5th March 2012
Bankrupt Britain: What Lessons Can be Drawn?

That the UK has been broke for quite some time helps explain why former British premier Tony Blair a...

5th March 2012
Inexcusable Corruption in Black Africa

The World Bank and the 'World Bank Group' whose President is Robert Zoelick are literally working to...

5th March 2012
The Black Man’s Burden

Driving global economic growth abroad, whilst benefiting little at home is the “black man's burden.”

5th March 2012
Wade: Will He Make It?

Let Senegalese make it possible for Wade to pack and hit the road to oblivion.Will the opposition go...

5th March 2012
Africa and Africans in the Diaspora: Time for Acti...

Africans in the Diaspora must do for Africa what the Chinese and India Diasporas have done in the re...

7th March 2012
Kikwete: Globetrotting Interrogated

Tanzanians want their president to be tamed and be held accountable for the hard-earned taxpayer mon...

12th March 2012
Governance and Economic Development

Nigeria does not have to wait 230 years to realize it is wasting its resources engaging in non-produ...

12th March 2012
Unlocking Africa’s Potential

Africans themselves (ourselves) are leading the growth in investment across the continent, and displ...

8th March 2012
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
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
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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