All articles in 'Perspectives'


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
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
Jubilee Cabinet Should be More Inclusive

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

3rd May 2013
Diversity in the Workplace

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

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
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
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
African Unity: Dream or Reality

Knowing the kind of lip service often paid by modern African leaders, one can only assume that the 5...

10th 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
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
Pan Africanism: Renewing the Vision

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

27th 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
Africa Progress: Regional Approach a Must

African Governments ought to review and harmonize their individual development policies

28th May 2013
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
Raila Odinga Must Guard His Legacy

Raila’s legacy is much better now after the loss to Uhuru. It would be in tatters if he lost again i...

3rd June 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
Philanthropy and Development: Where are Africa’s W...

We need to deliberately plow resources back into our own communities to create industries and jobs,...

7th June 2013
Varsity Dons: Why are They Turning to Politics?

Professor Michael Quay of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) had to abandon working as academ...

7th June 2013
Nigerians in US:The Need for Rebranding

Nigerians appear to be attracted to industry where there is ease of making money.

11th June 2013
Development: Africa's Eight Bottlenecks

Now that they are getting out of that long darkness of slave trade, colonialism and neo-colonialism,...

7th June 2013
Nigeria-Kenya Standoff: Why Chinedu Must Return to...

Kenya should emulate Ghana, the UK, and South Africa: Swallow humble pie and return Chinedu to Kenya

23rd June 2013
Bishop Zac Ruzaaza Niringiye must Appreciate Ugand...

It is a patriotic practice in all civilized democracies to remember and celebrate those who sacrific...

17th June 2013
Competitive Universities: Key to Africa's Growth

African universities ought to invest in research to enable them contribute significantly in global l...

23rd June 2013
Kenya Revenue Allocation Bill: There is Room for S...

Senators from Cord and Jubilee demonstrated a great spirit which majority of Kenyans have been yearn...

18th June 2013
Mandela will Forever Live in our Hearts

In Africa, only Mwalimu Julius Nyerere came closer to Mandela. For the rest of us, is this too hard...

28th June 2013
Monkey See Monkey Do: Why are we not Prevailing?

‘Monkey see monkey do’ means that one has to look around at what others are doing in order to draw i...

24th June 2013
From Technology Translation to Transfer

It is only when we build our new Africa on the roots of the old; or we grow new roots without abando...

1st July 2013
Nigeria's Stagnation: 'Oyibo Man’ is not to Blame

Anyone who thinks Boko Haram is Obama’s reason for not visiting Nigeria is just consoling himself.

28th June 2013
Africa’s Population: Untapped Potential for Develo...

Africa’s greatest resource is the human person and the creativity each person brings.

8th July 2013
New Trends in International Security

We need to deal with this attitude of dominance and exploitation wrought onto our emerging world fro...

8th July 2013
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