All articles in 'Development'


Africa Reaping Dividends from Privatization

Countries have abolished or significantly reduced requirements for government participation in busin...

20th December 2006
The Land and Labour Dilemmas

Ownership is not a relation between a person and a thing. It is a relation between a person and a pe...

20th December 2006
Is Africa Passing on Poverty as a Legacy?

Ever wondered why politicians ride on people’s backs, plunder and squander wealth while their poor s...

2nd January 2007
The Private Sector: Key to Meeting Millennium Deve...

If current trends continue, Africa is most unlikely to meet the targets. There is considerable scope...

2nd January 2007
Sino-African Ties Vital for Africa’s Growth

Against the background of the widening gap between North and South and the unabated rise of global t...

9th January 2007
Youth Dynamism Should be Tapped

Effective youth entrepreneurship education prepares young people to be responsible, enterprising, pa...

9th January 2007
Public Higher Education in Crisis

It has not only failed to respond to the aspirations of the people, sustain an acceptable standard o...

9th January 2007
Neglected Values: Recipes for Growth in Africa

Nothing thrives in a value vacuum – not even profit inspired trade. Africa is lagging behind economi...

9th January 2007
China- Africa Ties Rattle the West

The China-Africa cooperation has given Africa more expansive room to diversify its contact with the...

16th January 2007
Ride On! Oprah Winfrey!

Africa needs cheerleaders, and Oprah Winfrey has taken the lead. Negative public perceptions of the...

17th January 2007
Oil Curse: More Tact than Emotion Required

Africa needs informed people. How do you deal with an enemy who you do not understand? How do you de...

23rd January 2007
Are Bankers Holding Countries Hostage?

A Quantum shift in the way we perceive, generate and use money has a lot of answers to the poverty s...

23rd January 2007
Africa Does Not Need CDC/Citigroup Funds

Africa does not require the $200 from Europe. What Europe should do is to open up its countries for...

30th January 2007
Another Africa is Possible!

If we built Europe and America without wages; how can we succumb to modern evils of economic dispari...

6th February 2007
Which Way for Youth Empowerment?

True empowerment is more than bequeathing millions of shillings to the youth. It is the removal of b...

6th February 2007
Africa: Glory of the Past, Hope for the Future

Why is Africa being dismissed from history? Why is little mention of African achievements done? A gr...

13th February 2007
The Third Partition of Africa

Surely, China, India, Brazil and the West, share one thing in common: hypocrisy!

13th February 2007
Big Governments Restrain Wealth Creation

Africans themselves are responsible for perpetuating a system of government that is entirely unsuita...

27th February 2007
Peace and Development: Which Way for Africa?

If Africa’s capacity for peace operations is to be increased with efficacy, more attention needs to...

27th February 2007
Which Way for Africa's Truce Bid?

It is not in the best interest of Africa to continue to rely so heavily on the UN for peace-building...

6th March 2007
Growing Apart: Lessons from Zambia and Thailand

In the 1960s, Zambia produced more output per person than Thailand. Today, however, Thailand’s incom...

3rd June 2008
Food Crisis: Why Rejecting Food Importation Was Ri...

We have to redevelop our taste buds to home grown food. Asians have different types of rice used for...

3rd June 2008
Zimbabwe Must not Persecute its Diaspora

Viewing our economy as a victim of the West has inspired policies in postcolonial Zimbabwe. All poli...

7th June 2008
Food Aid will not Help Africa!

The current food crisis, however, has brought to the fore the need for Africa to urgently map out a...

7th June 2008
Ethiopia: Why is Big Money Failing the Economy?

Despite the World Bank’s constant pumping of capital in Ethiopia for the last 63 years, Ethiopia has...

17th June 2008
Africa-India Partnership Grows from Strength to St...

Together we will succeed as together, we were victorious yesterday against colonialism, apartheid, r...

24th June 2008
Research: Key to Africa's Sustainable Development

There is need for research to evaluate and analyse the status quo as well as internationally floatin...

20th June 2008
Is Africa Set for the Third Berlin Conference?

Africans impotently watch as their continent gets sliced up by emerging and wealthy nations.

24th June 2008
Commonwealth: Africa Changing for the Better

The prospects and challenges of African development should be showcased comprehensively in a single...

30th June 2008
Uganda: EU Roads Performing Dismally

Road agenda setting is held hostage by the government and aid officials who are under no pressure to...

1st July 2008
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