All articles in 'Development'


Africa Incorporated

About a century ago no one took Africa seriously. It was a continent; some say a wilderness, of prim...

18th April 2005
Absolutely, Donor Money Corrupts

The West, as a rule, does not give a cent out of sheer generosity. It’s all about profit and self-in...

26th April 2005
Leave No Debt Unpaid

With a bit of reorganization, Africa can develop without its debts being cancelled. The Middle East,...

3rd May 2005
Trade policy: Who should it protect?

The producer of any good will always wants scarcity and high prices; the consumer on the other hand...

24th May 2005
Entrepreneurship and Wealth Creation

Entrepreneurs are unique individuals in any society. Through the ethos of entrepreneurship, they wi...

31st May 2005
What Food Security?

Government officials in the Third World insist that certain goods must be produced locally, even if...

31st May 2005
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
Debts: Who\'s to Blame?

National debt is a weapon of mass destruction and if its original intent was not for the common good...

12th July 2005
Africans: Nothing but Cash Crops!

Africa should beware of being used as a cash crop in the hands of foreign powers but instead be the...

19th July 2005
Love Flowers to Increase Competitiveness

Africa must increase ownership of the flower production process, which is currently dominated by for...

19th July 2005
Business Can Fight Poverty

Agriculture in Kenya is predominantly carried out by low resource farmers. By increasing commercial...

26th July 2005
Food Insecurity

The problem of food security in Africa still remains a big problem. There is need to support commerc...

26th July 2005
Policy Ideas in Poor Countries

The current approach to developing innovative institutions in the low income countries depends too h...

2nd August 2005
Develop Infrastructure to Develop Africa

Adequate and quality infrastructure is essential for helping to promote trade and development in Afr...

2nd August 2005
Who Looks Out For Africans Interests?

So what is the point huffing and puffing and screaming hysterically that “The West did this and that...

9th August 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
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
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
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
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