All articles in 'Development'


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
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
Nigeria EITI: After Validation, What Next?

There is an urgent need to review and amend the NEITI Act to tighten loose ends.

10th January 2011
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
Africa’s Independence: An Unfinished Business ?

Is Africa's renaissance bearing fruit?This year, 17 African countries are celebrating th...

15th November 2010
Beware of Bad Career Marketing Firms!

Predatory career marketing companies fleece job seekers out of thousands of dollars but fail to ho...

1st March 2010
Kenya Grapples with Skewed Labour Policies

The paradox of keeping wages low in the so–called labour surplus economies sacrifices professionalis...

14th July 2009
PayPal's Electronic Profiling: Killing Business in...

By blanketing Africa as suspect, PayPal reduces the number of viable alternatives for legitimate bus...

8th September 2009
Seven Reasons Why The Niger Delta Must Be Taken Se...

Long before the formation of the most ferocious non-state group to ever traverse the Nigerian landsc...

19th June 2009
Uganda Pursues Energy Sufficiency

All the rivers in Africa have the hydro-power potential of 456,630 megawatts. This is not enough to...

9th June 2009
A Take on Clinton’s AGOA Speech

How do you reconcile the emphasis on agriculture and food exports with the equal emphasis, especiall...

10th August 2009
Value Addition: Key to East Africa’s Growth

East Africa is a very wealthy region whose resources have not been optimally exhausted for economic...

3rd August 2009
Migrants Feel the Heat of Economic Crisis

Migrants are among the hardest-hit labour force groups in the current downturn. In most OECD countri...

6th July 2009
Big Money: Is it Working for Nigeria?

How can it be in today's world when it is easy to frog-leap from nothing to something that Africa's...

17th August 2009
Subsidy Blues in Ghana: Premix Fuel Mixup Hiccups

If ever there was a classic demonstration of how subsidies fail to achieve their intended effect, i....

25th August 2009
Intellectual Property Rights: Are Africans even Aw...

While the West is busy trying to determine who has control over what idea, piece of information or c...

27th July 2009
With Resolve, Africa Has a Bright Future

The Continent can and should look to its future with confidence and forge ahead to give concrete exp...

26th May 2009
Partnership Key to Improved Service Delivery

African Public Service organisations and individual Public Servants are beginning to demonstrate tha...

18th June 2009
Labour Unions in Uganda, a Threat to Workers’ Righ...

In Uganda, trade unions are preoccupied with internal squabbles. They have hardly mobilized and recr...

18th May 2009
Asantehene's New Progress Philosophy to Pay Divide...

At the deeper developmental level, the Asantehene, over the past 10 years, have exhibited what is in...

25th May 2009
Economic Growth: Africa Walking the Tightrope

Making sure that vital spending is maintained without sacrificing macroeconomic and fiscal prudence...

22nd June 2009
The G8: Africa Must Rethink Development Model

The G8 is only keen to throw money at our challenges, but that will not help change our century old...

30th June 2009
COMESA Customs Union: Economically Viable?

Viability is contingent on political coordination and common economic objectives.

7th July 2009
The G8 Meeting and Africa's Development Software

What the "throw money at their problem" model does is to sustain the disconnect that exists among th...

7th July 2009
Lessons from Qatar and Oman

Nigeria by 1970 had more than Oman. But where is Nigeria today? A billion naira question.

20th July 2009
EPA: SACU Members must Tread Carefully

The EU is known to arm-twist and browbeat some poor countries into signing Economic Partnership Agre...

27th July 2009
People: East Africa’s Greatest Resource

In the current global economic meltdown, the EAC should take the lead in providing permanent and via...

3rd August 2009
AGOA: From Patron to Partner

AGOA has achieved demonstrable results, but not yet enough. We know it has not met its full potentia...

10th August 2009
Sustainable Development: Labeling Problematique?

The meaning of development, in general perception and practice, has been limited to the capacity of...

31st August 2009
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