All articles in 'Development'


WEF Does Not Add Value to Africa

If Africans equip themselves with arguments to defend Africa's position vis-à-vis the current exploi...

25th January 2016
Diversity Should Work for Africa's Greatness

The great diversity of Africa is its biggest strength and its enduring splendour.

1st February 2016
Building Science and Technology Capacity in Africa...

The youth of Africa will drive the growth and prosperity of the continent into the next generation -...

12th April 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
Sustainable Energy Future

We need more energy. We need to reduce emissions. And we need to make sure the required investments...

28th April 2016
Building Stronger Economies and Communities in Afr...

Across the world an increasing number of businesses are looking beyond short-term economic growth an...

27th June 2016
Innovation: Key to Reengineering Africa’s De...

It is innovation, the bringing of something new into a situation, that brings change. In other words...

17th July 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
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
Media and the Creation of Realities in Africa and...

One of the factors that make powerful countries powerful is their determination and ability to contr...

22nd August 2016
Eurobond or Eurobomb?

Starting in 2007, a number of African countries have been issuing sovereign bonds in the internation...

15th April 2016
SDGs: The Missing Bottlenecks

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

23rd September 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
Mixed Optimism in Latest SSA Consumer Confidence R...

The latest Nielsen Africa Prospects Indicator report shows that Kenya has some of the most positive...

4th September 2016
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
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
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
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
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
Africa is a Growth Zone

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

21st September 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
Kagame: Why MDGs are a Tall Order for Africa

Donor perspectives are predicated on paternalism; charity; and unfulfilled promises rather than real...

27th September 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
African Entrepreneurs must be Proactive

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

1st 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
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
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
Effective Negotiation: Key to Business Success

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

12th October 2010
Labour Brokers: Healthy for the Job Market?

Unionised workers on strike                 Photo courtesySome voices in the government...

12th October 2010
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