All articles in 'Perspectives'


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
Financing Africa’s Development in the 21st Century

Large emerging market countries have filled the gap of late since 2001. It is time now for a differe...

14th October 2013
Liberia: Celebrating Development Strides

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

5th October 2013
Is Uganda Experiencing a Deepening Debt Crisis?

Reports that Uganda will borrow $2 billion to build the 600-megawats Karuma have attracted both posi...

7th October 2013
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
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
Growth: US Keen on Working with Africa - Obama

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

12th 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
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
Uganda: Banking Sector Solid but Shallow

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

29th 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
Zimbabwe: An Economic Model for Africa?

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

5th 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
The Transformative Power of Garveyism

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

5th August 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
Mining: What Africa Should Do

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

12th 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
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
JKIA Fire: A Letdown to Kenya

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

12th August 2013
Inclusive Government: Can it Work for Ghana?

It has been practiced in Zimbabwe and Kenya to no particular success. In Egypt, it has led to a new...

26th August 2013
Extraction and Exploitation: The Case of Paladin’s...

I am sure that the officials at Paladin Africa would be at pains accepting the issues that I have ra...

26th August 2013
Why Makerere Should Embrace a Business Approach

Makerere University in UgandaThe management of Universities should adopt business approa...

26th August 2013
Zimbabwe: Mugabe Government Spells Out Deliverable...

Having struggled for our independence, our fate has irrevocably orbited out of colonial relations, i...

26th August 2013
Economy: Nigeria Needs a Paradigm Shift

In an open country where basic necessities are scarce and no one has come up with proven track to ac...

29th August 2013
China-Uganda Ties: A Critique

Economic ties between China and Africa have grown steadily as reflected in the increasin...

16th September 2013
E-Tourism: Key to Economic Development

As a global sector, tourism has grown exponentially over the past six decades. In 1950,...

16th September 2013
The Patrick Ngowi Effect: Seizing Business Opportu...

The Dar-es-Salaam International Trade Fair (DITF) is a means through which entrepreneurs could build...

27th August 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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