All articles in 'Development'


Democracy Drives Oil Debates in Ghana

From the on-going oil debates, Ghanaians are drawing hard lessons from the international system.

7th December 2010
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
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
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
Africans: Their Own Saviour

Any responses that imply an inexorable progression from Colonialism, through Neo-Colonialism to bare...

9th October 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
Somalia: The Resilience of a People

Somalis’ Gross National Income per capita is higher than that of 'stable' Kenya and Ethiopia!!

5th October 2009
Global Hunger Index Calls Attention to Gender Equa...

An important step to ending world hunger is empowering women and eradicating gender disparities

16th October 2009
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
Free Markets not Alien to Africa

In indigenous Africa, all the means of production were privately owned. The economic factors of prod...

9th October 2009
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
Africa Must Shun 'Comparative Advantage' Attitude

The 21st century Africa must invest in populations that go an extra mile to employ use of reason in...

27th October 2009
Building China-Africa Strategic Partnership

The growing cooperation between China and Africa has attracted the world’s attention in recent years...

16th November 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
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
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
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
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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