All articles in 'Development'


Kenya Registers Consumer Confidence

Kenyans are feeling more optimistic about the future with a 58% feeling more positive about the futu...

28th 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
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
State must Promote Diamond Driven Empowerment

Zimbabwe is set to become the largest producer of diamonds in the world by 2013.

15th November 2010
Nigerian Petroleum Industry Perambulation (PIP)

The current Petroleum Industry Bill cannot reform the Nigerian oil and gas sector.

19th 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
Cameroon Grapples with Global Competitiveness

Cameroon’s private sector feels that it is being constantly lashed with disincentives

29th 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
A Liberal Solution to Black Unemployment

Black folks confuse being RICH with being WEALTHY. Those who attain being RICH, look at their bank b...

30th March 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
Sustainable Growth: The African Pursuit

Employment-focused growth strategies must be based on measurable targets mainstreamed in national de...

5th April 2010
Africa Can Learn From China

If we do not learn to push for our own, we will simply find ourselves remolded from westernized A...

30th March 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
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
Global Economy: China Has all the Cards

All items requiring rare earths will have to be manufactured by China—giving them full market domina...

18th December 2009
African Charter on Statistics: Progress

Implementation of Africa’s development and integration agenda requires that continental statistics a...

26th December 2009
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
Happiness: The Quest for a Redefinition

Does it surprise anyone that there is a fine line between poor people and happiness?

18th January 2010
Africa Top on UN Agenda- Ban Ki-moon

MDGs are more than numerical targets - they hold the world's hopes, dreams, and shared commitments

1st February 2010
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
UK Drives Corruption Battle a Notch Higher

When it comes to corruption, let’s be honest about the fact that there is an opportunity cost to int...

20th December 2009
The Power of Voluntary Exchange

Voluntary exchange, if adopted as a fundamental rule of governance and a rule determining exchanges...

11th January 2010
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
African Renaissance: The Time is Now!

While Africa led in the very evolution of human life, learning, technology and the arts in ancient t...

18th January 2010
The Greenhouse Effect on Development

Development "bacteria wilt" awaits all copy paste "greenhouse" projects on the continent.

12th 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
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