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Celebrating Unearned Income

Africans celebrate ‘unearned income,’ placing too much emphasis on natural resources while not devel...

12th August 2013
Growth: US Keen on Working with Africa - Obama

Barrack Obama                       Photo CourtesyIn our global economy, our fortunes ar...

12th July 2013
Zimbabwe: An Economic Model for Africa?

The West is fine with African nations adopting democratic governments, but any attempt to democrati...

5th August 2013
People Centered Cities: Africa’s Challenge

Smart cityCities are important organisms. They are places of creation - of wealth, of op...

23rd July 2013
Thailand – Africa: Common Challenges, Shared Desti...

Africa is now on the rise and Tanzania is at the forefront of this remarkable transformation.

12th August 2013
Obama the Africapitalist: Private Sector Developme...

The African private sector has the power to transform the continent through long-term capital invest...

9th July 2013
USA: Calling the Shots in Egypt ?

A true revolution is not about merely changing the actors on stage; it is about tearing up the scrip...

9th July 2013
Egypt’s Uprising: Is Africa Sliding Back to the Ea...

Only fearless, scientific, progressive and revolutionary thinkers can save Africa.

8th July 2013
Zimbabwe: Harnessing Youth Potential

The greatest challenge in Zimbabwe is to convince our young people that if they change from the unpr...

15th July 2013
Mandela Day: Should the World Celebrate It?

Nobel Peace Prizes in the Third World have almost invariably gone to persons who have accommodated t...

23rd July 2013
Uganda: Banking Sector Solid but Shallow

The banking industry remains solid with high capital and profit levels but penetration rate remains...

29th July 2013
Africa 2063: Way Forward

Taking each day as it comes will make us susceptible to all forms of influences.

29th July 2013
The Transformative Power of Garveyism

Open Letter to All Incarcerated People of African Descent  The philosophy and program of...

5th August 2013
JKIA Fire: A Letdown to Kenya

In Japan, citizens including children are taught precautionary measures against disasters

12th August 2013
Africa’s Young People Must Be Proactive

By 2025, one quarter of the world’s young women and men under 25 years will be African.

18th August 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
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