All articles in 'Perspectives'


Mining: What Africa Should Do

Respective African governments don’t build local relevant capacities to carry out prospecting and ex...

12th August 2013
Sustainable Transformation through Trade and Techn...

For the 12 years that AGOA has been in operation, how much transformation and technology have been i...

12th August 2013
Post Revolution Egypt: In Throes of a Civil War?

Egypt is currently at cross-roads. The military might believe that a ‘might-is-right’ approach can r...

18th August 2013
Industrialization and West Africa’s Future

West Africa lacks the capacity to produce the required skills and manpower to drive development.

13th August 2013
Climate Change, Pan Africanism, and the African Re...

While we work towards a Federation of African States, we must do all that is possible to develop the...

20th August 2013
US Africa Relations: The Missing Link

When will Africa stand up firmly, deal and embrace trade policies that suit her best and deliver the...

15th April 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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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 Chinese – Ghanaians Standoff: Call for Mutual...

About a month ago, Ghana’s Immigration authority announced the deportation of some 19 Chinese nation...

28th 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
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
Energy: Investment Priority for Uganda

Sustainable energy/electrification accentuates both soft and hardware aspects of development.

3rd 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
Sustainable Growth: Africa's Challenge

The prevailing progress is happening in disconnected growth centres around the continent, each linke...

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
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
Nigerians in US:The Need for Rebranding

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

11th June 2013
Africa’s Economic Transformation in a Multipolar W...

The world at this time needs new, diversified sources of growth. A resurgent Africa offers that oppo...

7th June 2013
The Africa Rising Narrative: Perceptions of a Real...

Human resource development is key to improving the quality of life of the people in Africa.

23rd June 2013
President Obama Visit to Africa

President Obama’s extended visit to Africa is likely to signal a renewed commitment of the U.S. gove...

25th June 2013
African Achievements and Challenges: Learning from...

The often-cited demographic dividend of Africa could turn out to be a demographic disaster without t...

24th June 2013
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