All articles in 'Development'


Africa Must Probe the Invented Wheel

Although common sense dictates that one need not reinvent the wheel, a number of wheels rolling in A...

17th November 2009
Global Financial Crisis A Blessing to Africa- Jean...

No one could continue to ignore a continent hosting one seventh of the global population, with a mar...

30th November 2009
Making Africa’s Natural Resources to Benefit Afric...

Demand for natural resources will remain high and will pick up when the financial crisis is over.

7th December 2009
Innovation: Key to Development

Innovation is of timely importance in Kenya, and especially in Gusii, considering the dwindling econ...

4th January 2010
Shining the Spotlight on Energy

During this Christmas season, hang your lights, cook your feast, and stay warm inside! If each of th...

18th December 2009
Africa's Billionth Baby: What Future?

Africa's billionth baby offers the continent a great opportunity to tap into its human capital.

5th January 2010
Quashigah and the Appetite for Bold Thinking

African traditional values should be accorded as much prominence as the Western ones in Africa's edu...

11th January 2010
Investing in People: Beckoning Talented Minds Home

It’s often assumed that the only assets Africa has lie beneath the soil or on land. Not much attenti...

25th January 2010
South Africa should Rethink its Electricity Produc...

What should be of interest to South Africans is that no part of the generation, transmission and dis...

25th January 2010
Nationalisation: Enemy of the Public?

As government influence in the economy grows, it becomes impossible to avoid bureaucratisation of al...

9th February 2010
Africa-EU Pursue Renewable Energy Cooperation

Africa and Europe have much to gain from a joint approach to the development of renewable energy.

15th February 2010
The Obama Triumph: What Should Africa Do?

We pray that the wind of change that swept through America on November 4th will also sweep the Afric...

20th January 2009
Knowledge Economy will Enrich Africa

Africa may not need to re-invent the wheel. Most of the results of the previous revolutions are alre...

27th January 2009
African History is World History

The very ones who claim African people owe a great debt to them for bringing “civilization” to Black...

3rd February 2009
Mental Enslavement: The Battle Continues

The major portion of the African mind is today still securely imprisoned in the racist value systems...

3rd February 2009
SIFE: Changing the World

A SIFE student appreciates an individual’s circumstance in its entirety. subsequently, he becomes a...

16th February 2009
Children and Development

Children bear the brunt of poverty; therefore, poverty reduction should begin with them.

22nd February 2009
Re-thinking Nigeria to Make it Better

If one were to randomly pick 100 PhDs/Drs, from Nigeria, chances are, a good number are milled from...

22nd February 2009
The Dual Political-Economic and Climatic Crises o...

There are profound dangers inherent in the impending collapse of Western civilization.

7th April 2009
Economic Bailouts or Africa's Betrayal?

If you look at the history of Africa, no country has ever escaped colonial legacy-cum-machinations.

16th March 2009
Politicians: Bottlenecks to African Unity

The African masses are tired of borders, restrictions, national passports and identity cards.

21st April 2009
Infrastructure Investment: Key to Africa’s Economi...

Poor or inadequate infrastructure slows down the growth potential of any economy. The difference bet...

7th April 2009
Uganda Mocks ILO Conventions

Whereas what Ugandan workers need is the living wage, a minimum wage would set a benchmark to negoti...

10th May 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
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
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
Economic Growth: Africa Walking the Tightrope

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

22nd June 2009
Kenya Grapples with Skewed Labour Policies

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

14th July 2009
COMESA Customs Union: Economically Viable?

Viability is contingent on political coordination and common economic objectives.

7th July 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
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