All articles in 'Development'


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
Lessons from Qatar and Oman

Nigeria by 1970 had more than Oman. But where is Nigeria today? A billion naira question.

20th July 2009
A Take on Clinton’s AGOA Speech

How do you reconcile the emphasis on agriculture and food exports with the equal emphasis, especiall...

10th August 2009
People: East Africa’s Greatest Resource

In the current global economic meltdown, the EAC should take the lead in providing permanent and via...

3rd August 2009
PayPal's Electronic Profiling: Killing Business in...

By blanketing Africa as suspect, PayPal reduces the number of viable alternatives for legitimate bus...

8th September 2009
Sustainable Development: Labeling Problematique?

The meaning of development, in general perception and practice, has been limited to the capacity of...

31st August 2009
A Fresh Future for African Research?

This is a significant move from old style scientific cooperation with Europe where research is manag...

15th September 2009
Faulty CCTV Cameras: Lessons for Africa

We must proactively push for individual productivity and an increase in citizens’ payment for the up...

8th September 2009
Informal Economies: What Should Africa Do?

Jua Kali artisan                          Photo courtesyThe informal economy (IE) is fas...

28th September 2009
Foreign Aid and Donor Fatigue: Who is Fooling Who?

Dropping food aid  Photo courtesyNo wise military commander would attempt to feed a batt...

19th September 2009
Skills: Key to Growth of Informal Economies

In Kenya, Zambia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Senegal, about half of the informal workers have either lim...

30th September 2009
Museveni: Africa Headed to 'The Promised Land'

We have graduated from wandering in the desert of under-development and are now marching towards so...

28th September 2009
China Good for Africa if...

Africa's relation with its old European allies has little changed the continent in terms of transfo...

3rd November 2009
Effective Public Policy: Key to Africa's Develop...

While the collective vision of leaders who pursued Pan-Africanism in the post-independence period wa...

16th October 2009
Reparations: Which Way for Africa?

BBC recently published an article demanding African traditional rulers to make an apology for collab...

16th November 2009
Africa's Interests Besieged

What should the younger African generation do to make the continent a safe place for its citizens?

1st 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
What is Norway Oiling in Zanzibar?

We know why Tanzanians or Zanzibaris need lasting peace in Zanzibar. But what about Norwegians?

17th November 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
Nationalisation: Enemy of the Public?

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

9th February 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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