All articles in 'Development'


Value Addition: Key to East Africa’s Growth

East Africa is a very wealthy region whose resources have not been optimally exhausted for economic...

3rd August 2009
Economic Growth: Africa Walking the Tightrope

Making sure that vital spending is maintained without sacrificing macroeconomic and fiscal prudence...

22nd June 2009
PayPal's Electronic Profiling: Killing Business in...

By blanketing Africa as suspect, PayPal reduces the number of viable alternatives for legitimate bus...

8th September 2009
Africa Must Adopt Knowledge Driven Economy

African people ought to be equipped with relevant knowledge that can enable them transform resources...

29th September 2009
Informal Economies: What Should Africa Do?

Jua Kali artisan                          Photo courtesyThe informal economy (IE) is fas...

28th September 2009
Sustainable Development: Labeling Problematique?

The meaning of development, in general perception and practice, has been limited to the capacity of...

31st August 2009
Kenya Grapples with Skewed Labour Policies

The paradox of keeping wages low in the so–called labour surplus economies sacrifices professionalis...

14th July 2009
With Resolve, Africa Has a Bright Future

The Continent can and should look to its future with confidence and forge ahead to give concrete exp...

26th May 2009
COMESA Customs Union: Economically Viable?

Viability is contingent on political coordination and common economic objectives.

7th July 2009
Seven Reasons Why The Niger Delta Must Be Taken Se...

Long before the formation of the most ferocious non-state group to ever traverse the Nigerian landsc...

19th June 2009
Lessons from Qatar and Oman

Nigeria by 1970 had more than Oman. But where is Nigeria today? A billion naira question.

20th July 2009
A Take on Clinton’s AGOA Speech

How do you reconcile the emphasis on agriculture and food exports with the equal emphasis, especiall...

10th August 2009
People: East Africa’s Greatest Resource

In the current global economic meltdown, the EAC should take the lead in providing permanent and via...

3rd August 2009
Intellectual Property Rights: Are Africans even Aw...

While the West is busy trying to determine who has control over what idea, piece of information or c...

27th July 2009
Partnership Key to Improved Service Delivery

African Public Service organisations and individual Public Servants are beginning to demonstrate tha...

18th June 2009
A Fresh Future for African Research?

This is a significant move from old style scientific cooperation with Europe where research is manag...

15th September 2009
Faulty CCTV Cameras: Lessons for Africa

We must proactively push for individual productivity and an increase in citizens’ payment for the up...

8th September 2009
Subsidy Blues in Ghana: Premix Fuel Mixup Hiccups

If ever there was a classic demonstration of how subsidies fail to achieve their intended effect, i....

25th August 2009
Foreign Aid and Donor Fatigue: Who is Fooling Who?

Dropping food aid  Photo courtesyNo wise military commander would attempt to feed a batt...

19th September 2009
Museveni: Africa Headed to 'The Promised Land'

We have graduated from wandering in the desert of under-development and are now marching towards so...

28th September 2009
Foreign Aid Does More Harm than Good

James Shikwati argues on BBC's Radio 4 programme: Iconoclasts that aid to developing countries tea...

15th September 2009
Big Money: Is it Working for Nigeria?

How can it be in today's world when it is easy to frog-leap from nothing to something that Africa's...

17th August 2009
Uganda Pursues Energy Sufficiency

All the rivers in Africa have the hydro-power potential of 456,630 megawatts. This is not enough to...

9th June 2009
Poverty Statistics versus CDF: Which Way for Kenya...

A good targeting formula must achieve balance between cost-effectiveness and accuracy as well as enj...

13th October 2008
Financial Integration: Key to Intra- Africa Trade...

Promoting investment is one of the main reasons for establishing regional integration. Regional inte...

14th October 2008
Global Financial Crisis:Free Market Advocates have...

It is wrong for Tajudeen to insinuate that when individuals engage in private enterprise; they do n...

14th October 2008
Euro - Asia Wars: Which Way for Africa?

Instead of always begging the West to reduce their debt and subsidies to Western farmers, Africans m...

21st October 2008
Nigeria Rethinking Oil Dependency

If it is true that commodity prices will fall 20-25% in the coming year, it is crucial that Nigeria...

20th October 2008
Tripartite Summit Good News for Africa

Africa Union with 53 countries has a total population of 917,564,000 with a total GDP of US $ 1,065...

21st October 2008
IBSA Dialogue Forum: A Strategic Partnership

The potential of the IBSA forum as a strategic partnership between three regional powers from three...

26th October 2008
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African Perceptions of the Eur...