All articles in 'Development'


Africa's Audacity to Compete in the Global Econom...

Although Africa has faced unfair trade practices in the past, that does not mean we cannot compete a...

5th April 2010
Africa Oriented Charities Need Probing

First, they came for our babies. Now, they want to adopt African women’s private parts.

20th April 2010
Create Jobs in Africa, and All Else Will Follow

In the developed world, countries with 5% to 10% unemployment put the issue at the very top of their...

12th March 2010
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
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
When Labour Laws Breed Labour Pains

SA’s labour laws are less inflexible than those of OECD countries such as Germany, France and Italy

22nd February 2010
Zimbabwe is Not Poor! ZCTU says

Where is the money from Chiadzwa going to? There is more than what 14 million Zimbabweans would want...

3rd May 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
Gathering Information for Marketing Decision-Makin...

Today, many marketing planners are isolated in company or offices far from their potential customers...

11th May 2010
Donor Dependence: Suicidal?

Nothing will move until we move to the ground. Donors will largely remain comfortable addressing sem...

24th May 2010
Africa Underdevelopment: Don’t Blame It On Diet!

How does one then explain history in which Ancient Egypt, Cush and Ethiopia not only led civilizatio...

12th March 2010
Enhancing Intra-African Trade

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

22nd June 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
Overcoming Roadblocks in Small Businesses

Roadblocks are a common occurrence in sub-Saharan countries. They are sometimes staged t...

9th August 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
Business Tips for Somali in Diaspora

In Britain, at least 1 in 3 of businesses fail in their first three years. However, despite this gri...

30th August 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
Harmonising Institutions in Africa

Despite the admirable role of continental institutions and RECs in Africa, a lot more work needs to...

10th September 2010
Australia Hails African Unity

Australia cannot ignore Africa, a continent of more than 50 countries and nearly a billion people.

31st May 2010
Statistics: Key to Effective Institutions

There are very real trade-offs between what we can achieve today, and what we build for our children...

9th March 2010
Africa: Short of Thinkers?

We need to do more thinking in Africa or better still, more thinking directed to Africa by Africans.

27th September 2010
Africa is a Growth Zone

The quest to achieve MDGs therefore ought not to transform the continent into some huge NGO

21st September 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
African Entrepreneurs must be Proactive

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

1st November 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 Independence: An Unfinished Business ?

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

15th November 2010
MDGs: Africa Must Rethink Approach

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

13th September 2010
Voi Highway Blockade demonstrated Government Absen...

The new constitutional dispensation finally offers hope of delivering government to the people throu...

16th 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
Democracy Drives Oil Debates in Ghana

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

7th December 2010
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