All articles in 'Development'


The Power of Voluntary Exchange

Voluntary exchange, if adopted as a fundamental rule of governance and a rule determining exchanges...

11th January 2010
Africa Top on UN Agenda- Ban Ki-moon

MDGs are more than numerical targets - they hold the world's hopes, dreams, and shared commitments

1st February 2010
G8 and G Beggars from Africa.

Shamelessly, Africa sent her master beggars to go and convince the high and mighty that this time ar...

14th July 2008
Varsity Graduates Stir Business Potential

Intense debates on whether the education systems in the continent should be hands-on (technical) or...

21st July 2008
Sound Institutions: Lessons from Botswana

The positive impact that Botswana’s economic policy has had on development serves as an example for...

18th July 2008
What Do Africans Owe Africa?

It is impossible to tell, with any degree of certainty, how Africa would have turned out without sla...

7th July 2008
Global Economy: China Has all the Cards

All items requiring rare earths will have to be manufactured by China—giving them full market domina...

18th December 2009
Does Africa have any say in the World Trade Talks?

India, Brazil and China's stand in the WTO talks was the beginning of the fall of the US as the ulti...

4th August 2008
Graduate Entrepreneurs Display Business Acumen

A policy that supports the graduates’ vision of upgrading profitable local businesses, improving pro...

29th July 2008
Africa urgently needs its own Age of Enlightenment

Comparing African history to that of Europe, one can clearly see the need to initiate continent's ow...

12th August 2008
Africa Must Have its Own International Criminal Co...

The International Criminal Court is nothing but another Western control mechanism, a shelter for the...

29th August 2008
Turkish-Africa Ties: Is Africa Ready?

Discrediting a good proposal because it is presented in a different language could make one lose an...

26th August 2008
China: 21 Century, the Age of East Asia

As BBC World TV commented about three months ago on China , this is the fastest and greatest economi...

11th August 2008
Reclaiming Africa: What Must Africans Do?

A rigorous and honest debate about the continent is needed; and such thinking must take place outsid...

22nd July 2008
Moi was 'Economist' Par Excellence

Under Moi, people had money. The social places were active and Kenyans were a lot friendlier because...

22nd September 2008
Pan-Africanism: Challenges, Concerns and Constrain...

Pan-Africanism does not mean a thing, and will not amount to anything where there is pervasive pover...

15th September 2008
Africa Must NOT Opt for Aid Effectiveness

The aid effectiveness initiative is geared towards sustaining poor nations in the seat of expectatio...

2nd September 2008
Tanzanite: A Blessing or Blight?

It does not make economic sense for Tanzania, the only producer of tanzanite in the world, to cont...

23rd September 2008
Are African Governments Victims of a Global Chess...

Western governments use private companies so that if they are caught, it is blamed on corporate gree...

7th October 2008
Are African Governments Founded on Fraud?

Foreign Aid is a bribe given to poor countries by rich nations to enable the latter access resources...

23rd September 2008
South Africa: Healing the Nation

Whilst the Constitution rules over government, the people are safe. When government rules over the C...

29th August 2008
Niger Delta: Darfur in Waiting?

Oil producing communities must be stakeholders in oil business. When they do, they will ultimately s...

21st July 2008
African Renaissance: The Time is Now!

While Africa led in the very evolution of human life, learning, technology and the arts in ancient t...

18th January 2010
Nationalisation: Enemy of the Public?

As government influence in the economy grows, it becomes impossible to avoid bureaucratisation of al...

9th February 2010
Quashigah and the Appetite for Bold Thinking

African traditional values should be accorded as much prominence as the Western ones in Africa's edu...

11th January 2010
Innovation: Key to Development

Innovation is of timely importance in Kenya, and especially in Gusii, considering the dwindling econ...

4th January 2010
Shining the Spotlight on Energy

During this Christmas season, hang your lights, cook your feast, and stay warm inside! If each of th...

18th December 2009
The Greenhouse Effect on Development

Development "bacteria wilt" awaits all copy paste "greenhouse" projects on the continent.

12th January 2010
Happiness: The Quest for a Redefinition

Does it surprise anyone that there is a fine line between poor people and happiness?

18th January 2010
Investing in People: Beckoning Talented Minds Home

It’s often assumed that the only assets Africa has lie beneath the soil or on land. Not much attenti...

25th January 2010
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