All articles in 'Development'


The G8 Meeting and Africa's Development Software

What the "throw money at their problem" model does is to sustain the disconnect that exists among th...

7th July 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
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
Lessons from Qatar and Oman

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

20th July 2009
EPA: SACU Members must Tread Carefully

The EU is known to arm-twist and browbeat some poor countries into signing Economic Partnership Agre...

27th July 2009
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
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
AGOA: From Patron to Partner

AGOA has achieved demonstrable results, but not yet enough. We know it has not met its full potentia...

10th August 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
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
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
Sustainable Development: Labeling Problematique?

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

31st August 2009
White House Jolts Africa’s Development

Obama’s White House is seeking, as Mrs. Clinton emphasized in Nairobi, to promote this new mindset –...

7th September 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
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
The Power of Freedom

A free market does not operate in conditions of lawless chaos – proper application of the rule of la...

15th September 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
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
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
Global Recession: What Should Africa Do?

If Africa is to have a greater say in global governance, it has to be better organised and it must d...

21st September 2009
Informal Economies: What Should Africa Do?

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

28th 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
Africa Must Adopt Knowledge Driven Economy

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

29th September 2009
Skills: Key to Growth of Informal Economies

In Kenya, Zambia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Senegal, about half of the informal workers have either lim...

30th September 2009
Somalia: The Resilience of a People

Somalis’ Gross National Income per capita is higher than that of 'stable' Kenya and Ethiopia!!

5th October 2009
How Can Natural Resources Assist in a Country’s De...

It is up to a country’s people and its leaders to evaluate global systems as regards geological reso...

6th October 2009
Africans: Their Own Saviour

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

9th October 2009
Free Markets not Alien to Africa

In indigenous Africa, all the means of production were privately owned. The economic factors of prod...

9th October 2009
Global Hunger Index Calls Attention to Gender Equa...

An important step to ending world hunger is empowering women and eradicating gender disparities

16th October 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
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African Perceptions of the Eur...