All articles in 'Perspectives'


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
Despite Headwinds, Africa's Economy is Still...

The African Development Bank, in its latest African economic outlook, forecasts economic growth in A...

1st August 2016
Celebrating Unearned Income

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

12th August 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
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
Uganda: Economic Worries Ahead

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

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
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