October 21

October 20

  • Swaziland: Jailed Editor Wins Freedom Award [opinion]

    Swazi Media

    Bheki Makhubu, the Swaziland editor jailed for two years for publishing articles critical of judges has won the Press Freedom Award at the CNN / Multichoice journalism awards. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Citizens and Torture [editorial]


    EVEN on matters of human rights, Nigeria, supposedly a democracy, needs salvation and such must come quickly too. Read more »

  • Liberia: Helping Liberia to Resume Normal Medical Services [editorial]


    THE OUTBREAK OF the Ebola virus on the nation which has claimed the lives of many persons has indeed weakened the fragile healthy sector of the country, imposing on its limited... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Awaiting Dividends of Democracy [editorial]


    NIGERIANS and their democracy are unique. If elsewhere people delight in the capacities of their government to deepen their liberties, broaden opportunities, our democracy is... Read more »

  • Kenya: Kenya Needs Inclusive Honors System [editorial]

    The Star

    KENYA has long been accused of neglecting its national heroes and heroines and instead feting (or allowing them to reward themselves) the most undeserving individuals and entities. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Tai Solarin, Buhari, Et Al [opinion]

    Daily Trust

    In life, it is often chance encounters and seemingly innocous events that help to reorder our perspective on serious issues. Read more »

  • Liberia: Who's Ebola Fiasco? [column]


    In the Daily Observer's Editorial on Thursday, September 25, 2014 we wondered why it took the World Health Organization (WHO) a full six months to respond in a serious way to the... Read more »

  • Libya: From Africa's Richest to Failed State [column]

    The Herald

    This week marks the three-year anniversary of the Western-backed assassination of Libya's former president, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, and the fall of one of Africa's greatest... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Amai Mugabe's Candour Progressive [editorial]

    The Herald

    OVER the past two weeks, since October 2 when First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe held the first leg of her Meet The People Tour at Chinhoyi Stadium in Mashonaland West, there has been a... Read more »

  • Gambia: Environment - Challenges to Gender Mainstreaming in Climate Change [opinion]

    The Point

    Gender inequalities substantially limit women's access to control over and use of services and productive resources. As a result, natural hazards have different impact on men and... Read more »

  • South Africa: Strong Leadership - Critical to Building South Africa's Competitiveness [opinion]


    South Africa is a country rich in diversity with an array of cultures and communities, each with their own stories and history. Each of these communities have produced sometimes... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Boko Haram - Of Ceasefire and Unsung Heroes [opinion]

    Daily Trust

    I desperately want to believe that the recently announced ceasefire agreement reportedly reached between Nigeria and Boko Haram is true. My heart is ululating in ecstatic joy but... Read more »

  • Kenya: After All We've Done, Somalia Is Very Ungrateful [opinion]

    The Star

    A few days ago, the media reported that the Federal Government of Somalia has sued Kenya at the International Court of Justice. Read more »

  • Kenya: Heroes More Than Just Great People [opinion]

    The Star

    Over the years I have made an interesting observation on what differentiates a successful business person from one who is not successful. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Delta 2015 - Omo-Agege, Urhobo and the Hope of a New Delta State [opinion]


    SINCE the entrance of Obaisi Ovie Omo-Agege into the race to Government House in May this year, political calculations have been altered and a new energy brought into Urhobo quest... Read more »

  • Uganda: Business Capital Call [opinion]


    Presidents Yoweri Museveni of Uganda (in yellow suit), Paul Kagame of Rwanda and other panelists at the 3 rd Uganda-Rwanda Business Forum on Oct. 7. Business leaders offer tips at... Read more »

  • Uganda: Contemporary Paradoxes in Policing [opinion]


    Militarisation of crime and violence against police officers in Uganda Read more »

  • Nigeria: Nigerians and the Fraud in Pentecostalism [opinion]

    Daily Independent

    In my yet to be published book titled Pentecostal Jargon - a critique of sort - I tried to postulate that there is monumental fraud in the present-day born-againism as practised in... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Industrialisation Solution to Unemployment, Not Entrepreneurship, Not Self-Employment [opinion]

    Daily Independent

    The title of our article this week is a billboard type, one that ought be placed on a billboard so that many people can read it every day in our troubled world. We are repeating it... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Ogun State - From F9 to A1 [opinion]


    SIR: "Where is it easier to do business in Nigeria?" It was the Management and Board of Editors of Nigeria's leading business newspaper, Business Day, that first answered the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Lessons From the Ebola Epidemic [opinion]


    AVAILABLE reports indicate that Nigeria has been successful in containing the Ebola virus disease following a serious threat from an infected Liberian-American that flew into Lagos... Read more »

  • Nigeria: NAFDAC, Counterfeiting and Public Health [opinion]


    SOMETIME in 2005, a friend took ill at workplace in one of the federal parastatals in Lagos and had to visit the staff clinic. An experienced doctor after thoroughly examining him... Read more »

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