All articles in 'Development'


Can Aid Solve Poverty in Africa?

Currently, the African continent accounts for 1-2 per cent of world trade. A further 1 per cent incr...

19th January 2009
Legal Plunder! All the President's Men Faulted

The shameful defense of the controversial end-of-service package by Ghanaian legislators again remin...

16th February 2009
Financial Crisis: The World Must Not Forget Africa

Our shared objective is clear: to ensure that Africa not only weathers the immediate storm, but emer...

3rd March 2009
Children and Development

Children bear the brunt of poverty; therefore, poverty reduction should begin with them.

22nd February 2009
Obama Sparks Hope in Black Appointments

Despite of our political success and the increased number of mega black churches, millions of Africa...

9th February 2009
Should Nigeria's Senate be Shown the Door?

Although Section 63(1) of Nigeria's Constitution (1999) requires both houses of the National Assembl...

13th January 2009
The Dual Political-Economic and Climatic Crises o...

To those who are now turning to Keynes for “answers” to the present crisis, it should be sobering fo...

27th April 2009
The Dual Political-Economic and Climatic Crises o...

The process of decolonisation was not always peaceful -- Algeria, Kenya, Vietnam, Indonesia, Angola,...

14th April 2009
Economic Bailouts or Africa's Betrayal?

If you look at the history of Africa, no country has ever escaped colonial legacy-cum-machinations.

16th March 2009
Sex Strike: Motivation to Explore Gender, Ethnicit...

Some of the pronouncements, actions and demeanor of our women have been impediments to the advanceme...

15th May 2009
Asantehene's New Progress Philosophy to Pay Divide...

At the deeper developmental level, the Asantehene, over the past 10 years, have exhibited what is in...

25th May 2009
Uganda Mocks ILO Conventions

Whereas what Ugandan workers need is the living wage, a minimum wage would set a benchmark to negoti...

10th May 2009
Security Implications of the Global Financial Cris...

One day we will look back on this time through a counterintelligence lens and see that, although it...

9th March 2009
Ethiopia Pursues Women Empowerment

Inclusion of women’s perspectives into various economic activities results in greater equality betwe...

6th January 2009
Economics of Pan-Afrikanism in Contemporary Africa

Namibia and Germany have a ‘special relationship.” Francophone countries adore their linkages with F...

18th November 2008
Regional Integration No Magic Bullet

The tripartite meeting in Kampala, in which officials from 26 African countries agreed to form one t...

3rd November 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
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
“Market Fundamentalists” – Who are They?

Anti-capitalist faith in the ingenuity and indestructibility of markets is more appropriately called...

15th July 2008
Africa: Working Hard or Hardly working?

Now that we can not run away from globalization, Africans need entrepreneurial culture as a matter o...

15th 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
Development: The “African Way”

Minting an “African Way” doesn’t mean abandoning the good parts of Africa’s colonial heritage, but a...

27th 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
Niger Delta: Darfur in Waiting?

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

21st July 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
Graduate Entrepreneurs Display Business Acumen

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

29th July 2008
Africa Must Grow with her Women

Are our African Governments willing to adjust their economic policies, which breed increased unemplo...

29th July 2008
Growth, Equity and Self-Reliance: The Challenge of...

Sustained rapid economic growth doesn’t occur by accident. It is the logical result of a coherent se...

29th July 2008
WTO: A Brief Analysis of the July 2008 Lamy Packag...

Thus, a developing country compelled to agree to a difficult coefficient when forced to join in the...

5th August 2008
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
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