All articles in 'Development'


Africa Must Probe the Invented Wheel

Although common sense dictates that one need not reinvent the wheel, a number of wheels rolling in A...

17th November 2009
Africans: Their Own Saviour

Any responses that imply an inexorable progression from Colonialism, through Neo-Colonialism to bare...

9th October 2009
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
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
Innovation: Key to Development

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

4th January 2010
China Good for Africa if...

Africa's relation with its old European allies has little changed the continent in terms of transfo...

3rd November 2009
Effective Public Policy: Key to Africa's Develop...

While the collective vision of leaders who pursued Pan-Africanism in the post-independence period wa...

16th October 2009
Building China-Africa Strategic Partnership

The growing cooperation between China and Africa has attracted the world’s attention in recent years...

16th November 2009
Making Africa’s Natural Resources to Benefit Afric...

Demand for natural resources will remain high and will pick up when the financial crisis is over.

7th December 2009
Africa's Interests Besieged

What should the younger African generation do to make the continent a safe place for its citizens?

1st November 2009
The Power of Voluntary Exchange

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

11th January 2010
Africa's Billionth Baby: What Future?

Africa's billionth baby offers the continent a great opportunity to tap into its human capital.

5th January 2010
African Charter on Statistics: Progress

Implementation of Africa’s development and integration agenda requires that continental statistics a...

26th December 2009
Happiness: The Quest for a Redefinition

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

18th January 2010
South Africa should Rethink its Electricity Produc...

What should be of interest to South Africans is that no part of the generation, transmission and dis...

25th January 2010
The Greenhouse Effect on Development

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

12th January 2010
UK Drives Corruption Battle a Notch Higher

When it comes to corruption, let’s be honest about the fact that there is an opportunity cost to int...

20th December 2009
North Africa: Proper Land Policies Crucial to Deve...

Easing barriers to land transactions can give way to many other social and economic benefits

14th December 2008
East Africa Integration: Why Tanzania is Cautious

If we sincerely mean business, Kenya should harmonize her notorious and nasty land policies whilst U...

15th December 2008
Transformative Leadership Deficiency: Africa’s Maj...

Africa needs transformative leaders as opposed to transactional leaders, if the continent is to exp...

15th December 2008
Is Kenya Headed for a Class War?

“We will never have peace unless we address the problems of the underclass,” says Dr. Mulindi

16th December 2008
African Universities Must Fight Poverty

Neglect of science and technology in African universities has been compounded by a failure to focus...

23rd December 2008
Why the United States of Africa is a Mirage

Even in the African Union, member countries are deeply divided to the extent that they cannot come u...

5th January 2009
Ethiopia Pursues Women Empowerment

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

6th January 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
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
The Obama Triumph: What Should Africa Do?

We pray that the wind of change that swept through America on November 4th will also sweep the Afric...

20th January 2009
Knowledge Economy will Enrich Africa

Africa may not need to re-invent the wheel. Most of the results of the previous revolutions are alre...

27th January 2009
Uganda Must Harness Local Talent

Uganda ought to focus on its people, especially the brilliant young talented generation. They hold t...

27th January 2009
African History is World History

The very ones who claim African people owe a great debt to them for bringing “civilization” to Black...

3rd February 2009
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African Perceptions of the Eur...