All articles in 'Development'


Oil: Curse or Blessing?

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

15th November 2005
Hyperinflation: How can it be Reduced?

Reducing inflation generally involves slowing the economy down through contractionary policies; mone...

15th November 2005
Will WTO Meeting Bury Trade Protectionism?

I\'m not hopeful that much trade liberalization will happen soon on a global scale. Liberalization w...

22nd November 2005
Towards a Liberated Africa

In order for Africa to be liberated, the free spirit of her people should first be liberated from th...

22nd November 2005
Asantehene, Tradition and Development

Africa will develop faster if its leaders, intellectuals and the people rid themselves of the mindse...

29th November 2005
Fighting Poverty Using Business

Businesses know too well that in order to prosper, customers’ purchasing power must be improved. One...

29th November 2005
Africa off the Radar as the West Collapses

Africa requires a small militant group that is committed to making the necessary transformations to...

6th December 2005
Laws Create Thieves and Bandits

Communities, in which coordination is achieved mostly by rules internal to society and by spontaneou...

6th December 2005
Challenges Facing Women Entrepreneurs

The public sector and formal financial organizations should be sensitized on the value of gender-bal...

6th December 2005
Laws Create Thieves and Bandits

For a long time the degree of corruption in rule enforcement did not receive the same attention. Thi...

13th December 2005
Foreign Prescription Sending Africa to its Death B...

Instead of increased aid and debt relief, improved trade conditions and governance is needed in the...

13th December 2005
Governments Should Quit Business

Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and entrepreneurship are synonymous. Therefore, the development o...

13th December 2005
The Ant in Us

Entrepreneurs are everywhere in free societies, and constantly combing the ground looking for opport...

20th December 2005
Exorcising the Colonial Ghost

If Ghanaian policy planners are to create a new national policy development system, backed by an act...

20th December 2005
Famines in Africa: The Unending Cycle

The collapse of food security for millions of Africans in the Horn is tied to socio-economic policie...

20th December 2005
Laws Create Thieves and Bandits

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

20th December 2005
Laws Create Thieves and Bandits

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

3rd January 2006
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
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