All articles in 'Perspectives'


Africa Is Ready for Business

 Akinwumi A. Adesina Let me restate that the “Africa is rising” story is still alive and...

22nd March 2016
Setting Ambitious Goals - Russia Joins Foreign Pla...

The Russian man in the street does not know much about Africa. For Africans, so far Russia is associ...

26th April 2016
The Role of Business Champions in Africa

While other regions may breed and encourage WINNERS, Africa MUST encourage CHAMPIONS! It is NOT AN O...

28th April 2016
Are African Universities Ready For Diaspora Academ...

Members of the academic diaspora are dependable ambassadors for universities in Africa in the face o...

10th April 2016
Africans Need Recognition, Justice and Development

People of African descent are more often than not at the lowest levels of, or “invisible” in, offici...

18th April 2016
Mindset Change: Key to Africa's Propserity

Our development ought to be informed by what is in our possession and comparative advantage

14th June 2016
Africa in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolut...

The OAU was transformed into our present day African Union (AU) in 2002 in Durban. The leaders of ou...

30th May 2016
Trump Presidency: What Implications for China-Afri...

A Trump Presidency will certainly pursue the strategic goal of dismantling China-Africa strategic pa...

2nd May 2016
Culture in Financial Services - A Regulator's...

Trust is important. Consumers need to be confident in the firms that they choose to use, and inevita...

23rd May 2016
What Can Africa Learn From The UK Referendum?

What impresses me the most is the fact that Europeans respect their people and institutions.

28th June 2016
What Does Brexit Mean for Africa?

The biggest news item of the past week was Britain voting to cancel its membership to the European U...

28th 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
Africa-China Cooperation: Taking Stock

The media has an important role to play in publicizing and promoting the investment opportunities in...

21st June 2016
The Role of Green Energy in Achieving Sustainable...

Although Africa has immense renewable energy potential, harnessing the same is still at a nascent st...

25th July 2016
Israel-Palestine Conflict: The Museveni Perspectiv...

Down with terrorism, long live the freedom of all the peoples of the world and justice to all the pe...

7th July 2016
Brexit and the Politics of Micro-Nationalism in Af...

Secessionist groups will argue that just as the people of the United Kingdom have been given the opp...

28th June 2016
The Brexit Vote: Should Africa Be Concerned?

Our journalists should expend their energies and efforts in the direction of Africa's continent...

4th July 2016
Africa and the Elections Farce

If one goes to a list of rigged elections around the world in Wikipedia, South Africa’s 1994 rigged...

22nd August 2016
Owonifari Demolition: Security Threat or Forced Ev...

Evictions can only be seen as lawful if they are considered to be necessary mainly in “exceptional c...

8th January 2016
UNCTAD 14: Soft Power Opportunity for Kenya

With a good chunk of the 194 UN-member states represented, there are innumerable possibilities on wh...

19th July 2016
Hichilema: Zambia Leadership Needs Fixing

This Thursday, Zambia will head back to the polls. We have a proud democratic tradition that rightly...

8th August 2016
Colourism: What Can a Mother Do?

I was bullied because of my skin, called names such as “black by nature,” and I watched as the light...

13th September 2016
TICAD VI Nairobi Declaration

TICAD continues to play a unique role in the development dialogues on Africa through its innovative,...

29th August 2016
The Role of Intellectuals in Shaping Leadership in...

Africa can take a quantum leap into the loop of modernity through the genius of its people and the a...

22nd August 2016
Russia-Africa Business Ties: Dreams Verses Reality

The "Russian – African Forum" has become an integral part of the program of the exhibition and it is...

29th August 2016
In Memory of King Shaka

With the passing of King Senzangakhona ka Jama in 1816, a new chapter opened in the history of the Z...

3rd October 2016
African Youth: Hope of Africa’s Food Security

There is no doubt that Africa has made progress at the policy level and that there have been major d...

12th September 2016
Africa's Public Diplomacy and Soft Power Defi...

The sky is the lower limit for Africa in terms of public diplomacy and soft power. But Africa must t...

23rd September 2016
Africa Rising: An Update

While some have suggested that the ‘Africa rising’ narrative may have been exaggerated and are start...

4th October 2016
Celebrating Progress in Africa

It’s clear that after years of missteps and false starts, Africa is on the right track. But it’s als...

2nd July 2013
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