All articles in 'Development'


India: Strengthening Ties with Africa

As Modi speeds up engagement with African countries, there is an important challenge that he faces w...

8th July 2016
Denaturalizing Poverty and Debureaucratizing Hung...

We are bombarded by so many images that we see pain, but do not touch it; we hear weeping, but do no...

27th June 2016
Ghana, Russia Set to Promote Cooperation

Russia and Ghana are linked by nearly 60 years of diplomatic relations, but business relationships a...

30th May 2016
Foreign Aid: East Africa Should Read In Between Th...

Do African economies equally view aid as a stimulus? Is this evident in the priorities and actions o...

15th August 2016
Congo's Underdeveloped Agriculture Sector

Although the government signed the Maputo Declaration in 2003, it has devoted only between one and t...

8th August 2016
Scoreboard: China 5.0; Russia 0.5

Lack of credit support and investment guarantees from the Russian government and financial instituti...

4th September 2016
Big Business: The Human Rights Protection Vacuum

The perils of corporate power is best portrayed in so colorful and dramatic terms in what the renown...

8th August 2016
‘Diversification’: The Much Abused Word in Zam...

Given the number of times the word ‘diversification’ has been used in 52 years, everybody knows what...

9th May 2016
SDGs: The Missing Bottlenecks

Two crucial bottlenecks are missing in the SDGs: ideological disorientation and market integration

23rd September 2016
Key Action Points to Industrialize Africa

We must reform our political economy to unleash the pent-up ingenuity and productivity of the Africa...

9th November 2015
What Aileth Africa's Development?

Africa is in the throes of yet another socio-economic and political awakening similar to the one exp...

9th November 2015
ACP-EU: Challenges and Opportunities

2020 will be a significant year for ACP-EU relations, as it will be the year in which th...

18th December 2012
Chicken Tax and Ideological Bankruptcy

Our county officers may want to take a page from the French History about Marie Antoinette’s naivety...

3rd February 2014
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
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
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
Africa: Then, Now and Forever

In order to understand its history, to reclaim its past, and to enable its people to move forward in...

4th October 2010
A Nigeria Without Oil

My 50-year vision for Nigeria is to tap into the creativity and innovation of our young people. Our...

1st November 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
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
Least Developed Countries: Reservoirs of Untapped...

Investing in LDCs can provide the stimulus that will help to propel and sustain global economic reco...

10th May 2011
Effective Negotiation: Key to Business Success

A farmer protests during the WTO negotiations             Photo courtesyNegotiation, fro...

12th October 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
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
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
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
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