All articles in 'Perspectives'


Ghana: A Democracy Minus Accountability?

The continual failure on the part of our politicians to deliver on their promises to the people, sho...

8th July 2013
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
Development: Africans Must Restrategise

Most Ministers in Africa are easily bought for a mere $100,000 to sign away national resources worth...

9th July 2013
Egypt Military Coup: An Affront to Democracy

The coup sets a dangerous precedent for the army elsewhere in Africa to topple democratically electe...

15th July 2013
Animal Health and Welfare in a Changing Trade and...

Currently the per capita consumption of meat on our continent is estimated at 54 kg in Southern Afri...

12th July 2013
Uganda: Economic Worries Ahead

Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka In the Budget speech on the 14th June 2013, Uganda’s Min...

23rd July 2013
Financial Policy: Why Russia is Making Few Inroads...

Russian companies have shown an increasing interest towards investment and preparedness to compete w...

16th July 2013
Pan-Africanism and African Renaissance

Africa will be listened to and understood in the context of the concept of “African led solutions to...

29th July 2013
Oil and Gas: Kenya’s Eight Challenges

If Kenya stays the course to fully implement its new constitutional order, she is likely to escape t...

23rd July 2013
African Middle Class: Conditions, Issues and Chall...

The growth of the middle class is good for Africa as it means a growth in a population with skills t...

30th July 2013
Chinese Dream, African Dream: Achieving Common Dev...

Whatever we do, discuss and plan within the spirit of achieving our cherished goal of creating and f...

29th July 2013
Drums of War Between Tanzania and Rwanda Must Ceas...

Presidents Kikwete and Kagame share a light momentTension engulfed East Africa after pre...

5th August 2013
China Africa Ties are Solid - Xi Jinping

There is no one-size-fits-all development model in the world. The diversity of world civilizations a...

5th August 2013
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
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
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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