All articles in 'Perspectives'


What Can Africa Learn From The UK Referendum?

What impresses me the most is the fact that Europeans respect their people and institutions.

28th June 2016
What Does Brexit Mean for Africa?

The biggest news item of the past week was Britain voting to cancel its membership to the European U...

28th June 2016
Russia: Ignoring the Realities of Business in Afri...

Since Soviet days, Russia has pursued a pragmatic policy aimed at enhancing multidimensional ties wi...

10th June 2016
Africa-China Cooperation: Taking Stock

The media has an important role to play in publicizing and promoting the investment opportunities in...

21st June 2016
The Role of Green Energy in Achieving Sustainable...

Although Africa has immense renewable energy potential, harnessing the same is still at a nascent st...

25th July 2016
Israel-Palestine Conflict: The Museveni Perspectiv...

Down with terrorism, long live the freedom of all the peoples of the world and justice to all the pe...

7th July 2016
Brexit and the Politics of Micro-Nationalism in Af...

Secessionist groups will argue that just as the people of the United Kingdom have been given the opp...

28th June 2016
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
Africa Must Tap from India

By 2020, the joint GDP of Brazil, China and India will overtake the combined economies of the UK, th...

5th October 2013
Besigye Should Support Kampala City Initiatives

KCCA therefore deserves support and not judgment at this moment in time when bold decisions have to...

23rd September 2013
Electricity and Water: Which Way for Nigeria?

In Nigeria’s ‘quick fix’ culture, it is no surprise the world’s most populous black nation defaults...

30th September 2013
Mark Wood's African Federation: Pragmatic or Hot A...

It is not about the money spent on any idea but about the collateral content of what is sought and/o...

5th October 2013
Multiple Partnerships:Key to Africa's Growth

We should, therefore, renew our commitment to the completion of the decolonization process in Africa...

30th September 2013
Africa Economic Outlook

Over the past decade, Sub-Saharan Africa has seen a remarkable turnaround in economic pe...

1st October 2013
Elections and Politics in Africa: Is Democracy on...

A woman casts her vote    P. CourtesyNot too long ago, as the Berlin wall started fallin...

30th September 2013
Liberia: Celebrating Development Strides

The critical question now is, how do we maintain many more decades of peace and progress?

5th October 2013
Building African Financial Markets

Making African financial markets work for investment and development will require significant effort...

23rd September 2013
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