All articles in 'Development'


EAC has Vast Opportunities for the Youth

I have seen what lack of opportunities, misinformation, and the lack of engagement can do to young p...

5th October 2010
Will the SA-China Trade Agreement Benefit Consumer...

SA is reluctant to proceed with a free trade agreement prompted mainly by its concern to protect ves...

7th September 2010
Development: Strategies for Africa

Development that lacks a human face is as bad as democracy that disregards the minority.

29th November 2010
Millions Go Hungry as Obesity Rages

The prevailing paradigm within which issues of food security are discussed in relation to Africa is...

19th November 2010
Nigerian Petroleum Industry Perambulation (PIP)

The current Petroleum Industry Bill cannot reform the Nigerian oil and gas sector.

19th November 2010
Sustainable Growth: The African Pursuit

Employment-focused growth strategies must be based on measurable targets mainstreamed in national de...

5th April 2010
Women Group Spearheads Poverty Battle

We work hard, respect teamwork, focus on our future and that of our families and collaboration with...

22nd December 2010
African Entrepreneurs must be Proactive

African entrepreneurs must be aware of the regional, continental and global business dynamics in ord...

1st November 2010
Cost of Power Outages in Zimbabwe's Mining Sector

In Zimbabwe, poor electricity supply is perhaps the greatest infrastructure problem confronting the...

10th August 2010
MDGs: Africa Must Rethink Approach

Donor-centric Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have denied Africa an opportunity to engage in int...

13th September 2010
This is Africa's Century

The importance of Africa to the G8 and G20 summits saw Canada’s leading daily newspaper The Globe An...

29th June 2010
China’s Surge Challenges Africa’s Worldview

Africans who have attempted to connect the continent to its past for purposes of launching momentum...

17th August 2010
Enhancing Intra-African Trade

Africa continues to face systemic difficulties rooted in supply-side constraints and infra-structura...

22nd June 2010
Giving Uganda a 'Cutting Edge' in EAC

Uganda is a potential strategic trade hub for the East African Community (EAC) and Intergovernmental...

20th December 2010
Cameroon Grapples with Global Competitiveness

Cameroon’s private sector feels that it is being constantly lashed with disincentives

29th November 2010
Lessons from South Korea

I am keen to learn the type of incentives Koreans offered their leaders in order to create the legen...

18th October 2010
Freeing South Africa's Economy for Growth

SA has it directly within its power to increase economic growth by adopting policies that will rapid...

21st September 2010
Kenya Registers Consumer Confidence

Kenyans are feeling more optimistic about the future with a 58% feeling more positive about the futu...

28th September 2010
Narrowing the Rich-Poor Gap

Those who advocate policies on behalf of the poor have to accept that their policies must align with...

16th August 2010
Championing Africa’s Renaissance

Comprising a quarter of the world’s states and one billion people, Africa is a sleeping giant about...

1st June 2010
Democracy Drives Oil Debates in Ghana

From the on-going oil debates, Ghanaians are drawing hard lessons from the international system.

7th December 2010
State must Promote Diamond Driven Empowerment

Zimbabwe is set to become the largest producer of diamonds in the world by 2013.

15th November 2010
Africa’s Post Financial Crisis Dilemma

The challenge facing the continent is to have intellectuals that can drive Africans to self discover...

6th April 2010
AGOA is Alive and Kicking

Exports from Agoa-eligible countries grew over 300% from $21.5 billion in 2000 to $86.1 billion in 2...

31st August 2010
Africa Must Reject the Scavenger Economic System

Developed countries have perfected the art of pushing poor countries into the “chokora” or scavenger...

4th May 2010
Corporate Social Responsibility: The Human Face of...

Critics argue that CSR is another strategy for companies to win over more customers and make more mo...

21st March 2011
Capacity Building: Key to Africa's Growth

The centre of gravity of the global economy has shifted. Africa’s moment of opportunity is recognize...

15th February 2011
River Nile: Egypt Should Mend Fences

River NileThere is a standoff regarding who should and who should not use the waters of...

4th May 2010
Can Africa Claim the 21st Century?

The peoples of Africa must gain the conviction that they are not, and must not be wards of benevolen...

15th June 2010
Capitalism in Africa: Self Interest Can Disappoint

There ought to be a new global economic and financial order that will leverage productivity in Afric...

22nd June 2010
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