All articles in 'Development'


Poverty a potential for growth

The key to economic prosperity in Africa is certainly the African people. Left free to solve their o...

7th June 2005
G8: Robin Hood Economics

No doubt many of the problems of the poor in the Third World are the direct results of actions taken...

14th June 2005
Saving Africa without Africans!

We should stop demanding to be invited to forums dealing with Africa instead we should create our ow...

5th July 2005
Africans can make Poverty History

Africans can make poverty history by owning the African problem. What the African people ought to re...

5th July 2005
Challenges Give Way to Opportunities

Africa?s economic performance between 1980 and 1990 was very poor, as most countries in the continen...

18th April 2005
Africans: Think before Joining Bandwagon

It is high time we did something other than build pseudo legacies by attacking the very people who t...

13th September 2005
Aid to Alleviate Poverty: Friend or Foe?

The only legitimate help that the West can offer Africa is to stop making disabling policies that ha...

25th October 2005
Kenya: Scorching Sun, Dust, Famine

About 50 persons, both young and old, have walked long distances, braving the scorching sun to beg f...

1st November 2005
The Chieftaincy Institution-Lessons from Our Ances...

To understand how our political structures have impinged upon our traditional institutions in Ghana...

8th November 2005
Africa\'s Flight to Prosperity

Africa ought to draw a different development model from developed nations. Move away from the old mo...

8th November 2005
Attaining True Women’s Emancipation

History teaches us that the class or social group that plays the principal role in social production...

8th November 2005
Oil: Curse or Blessing?

Nigeria is a heart rendering paradox. A rich country with desperately poor people.Our oil wealth has...

15th November 2005
Laws Create Thieves and Bandits

No outside intervention in failing regimes should in future be attempted without explicit plans how...

20th December 2005
Integrity Lessons the Key to Fighting Corruption

Ethics education is central to preventing corruption. Even clear laws, regulations and well-designed...

3rd January 2006
Asia’s Lessons to Africa

What more can Africa expect if her opportunities just remain in dormancy while its reliance on EU, I...

3rd January 2006
African Leaders Nothing but Prison Mongers

There is no doubt that with good policies in place, African nations are able to feed themselves but...

10th January 2006
Laws Create Thieves and Bandits

International comparisons, such as the Corruption Perception Index provide valuable evidence and equ...

10th January 2006
The Importance of an African Centered Education

For an African centered education to be meaningful it needs to be focused on development. If an Afri...

18th October 2005
The Challenge Facing the Scholar of African Descen...

Africans must be educated to know, down to the marrow of their bones, that they must be the owners o...

18th October 2005
Church: Shun the Ostrich Mentality!

Grassroots church leadership must actively be involved in issues of social-political, economic and c...

20th September 2005
MDGs: Asian Tigers Miracle?

The continent should quickly learn from the development paradigms of the Newly Industrialized Countr...

20th September 2005
Black Africans: Their Own Worst Disaster

Blacks will never be represented in proportion to their numbers. Even in the USA, Asians have a hard...

27th September 2005
Africa: Another Chance For Change

Why is it that majority of successes to tell in Africa are only those by expatriates, mostly from th...

4th October 2005
Why Africans are not Inferior

If anyone wonders why economic success, wealth, higher living standards, and African owned mega-corp...

4th October 2005
IQ Not the Only Measure for Intelligence

Necessity is the mother of invention, thus Africa should borrow a leaf from Japan. The Japanese pro...

4th October 2005
WFD: Let Africans Feed themselves

Africa ought to mark the World Food Day with a new theme: let business fight poverty! To export the...

11th October 2005
Education for a New Reality in the African World

Our study of history has taught us that we were yesterday\'s people, and by our shear numbers we wil...

18th October 2005
High Fertility Rate is a Blessing

Blaming poverty and low levels of development on population increase is a makeshift solution, which...

11th October 2005
Hunger: Employing Food First Strategy

African countries and their partners must have a long-run vision that sees investments in the rural...

11th October 2005
FDI: Kenya Should Sew the Torn Pockets!

The basis for Kenya’s sustained success is a combination of factors: an educated workforce, liberali...

11th October 2005
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