September 19

  • Nigeria: Jonathan - TAN's North-Central Tragicomic Rally [opinion]


    SATURDAY, September 13 is a day that will not be forgotten in political circles especially in Minna, the Niger state capital in a hurry. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Condition of the Nation - Delight and Dilemma of Journalists [opinion]


    I love my country, Nigeria dearly and I cherish its loving people immensely. In Nigeria, there is no dull moment as everyday brings its own contrasting news from sadness and... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Madamombe Was a Shining Star [column]

    The Herald

    Colleen Madamombe (1964 - 2009) was one of the country's finest stone sculptors. Madamombe was a short woman of great energy and girth who at her peak could out-carve any man in a... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Good Government With Bad Debtors [opinion]

    The Herald

    Things were coming to a halt, fuel stations had more queues than fuel, supermarkets had condoms and tea leaves, sadza had become an endangered meal with institutions of higher... Read more »

  • Namibia: Execution Discipline [column]

    Namibia Economist

    Background I have now discussed the innovation themes of generating useful ideas and choosing the best ideas to implement. This is the "sexy" part of innovation. The hard part is... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Terrorism - Maintaining Islamic Personality [opinion]


    The dire consequences of violence and terrorism are taking its toll on Muslims. The erroneous link with Islam has made some Muslims to conceal the Islamic personality in them,... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Brigadier-General Benjamin Adekunle - the Hero Nigeria Deserves [opinion]


    The death of Brigadier General Benjamin Adekunle provides a stark contrast between the great potentials of the past and the bleak future of the present. Read more »

  • Rwanda: What Role Can the Media Play Towards Building a Democracy? [opinion]

    New Times

    The United Nations General Assembly decided to observe September 15 as the international Day of Democracy and invited all member states and organisations to commemorate this... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Sense of Entitlement - Simplistic and Paralysis of a Mindset (part I) [opinion]

    New Times

    The recent extended National Executive Committee of the RPF party that took place on August 31 exposed a problem one would only expect among misguided or political paralytic... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Budgets Important for Every Business [opinion]

    The Herald

    2014 is coming to an end and by the Lord's mercy; we might shortly be marching into 2015. Most business entities especially medium and large companies have formalised budgeting... Read more »

  • Kenya: Vote Debate Demands Honesty, Not Politics [opinion]

    The Star

    We are living in an era pregnant with untold possibilities for good and evil - a time of confusion and brutality, but also a time for clarity and peace. We are living in a time... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Sule - Piecing Dimgba Igwe Together [opinion]


    THE doctors couldn't save him, after he was run over by that mysterious motorist in the dawn of Saturday, September 6. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Iloegbunam - Stephen Davis and Sponsors of Boko Haram [opinion]


    THE first casualty when war comes is truth." This quote is credited to Hiram W. Johnson, a Californian politician who served in the U.S. Senate from 1917 to 1945, when he died.... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Hotel With Rich History and Class [opinion]

    The Herald

    SNUGGLED right in the heart of the Central Business District of Gweru, just a stone's throw away from a prominent historical monument, the Boogies Clock and not far from the... Read more »

September 18

  • South Africa: What's Wrong With Government's Land Holding Policy, and What Should it Do Instead? [opinion]


    South Africa urgently requires practical agrarian reform policies that transfer land to black farmers who can use it productively to sustain their livelihoods and to supply... Read more »

  • South Sudan: Rampant Corruption in South Sudan [opinion]


    Entitlement, fledgling institutions and a lack of accountability have yielded rampant corruption in the world's youngest country, South Sudan Read more »

  • Zambia: Taxation and Organized State Criminality - the Case of Zambia [opinion]


    The serious allegations of tax fraud made against the publisher of a Zambian newspaper implicate a number of top ranking government officials and institutions, starting with... Read more »

  • Ghana: New Dawn for Social Activism in Ghana [opinion]


    Ghana's failed economic trajectory of market liberalisation has trapped the country in a cycle of export dependency based on primary commodities while destroying the domestic... Read more »

  • Zambia: Critical Notes On the Legal System of Zambia [opinion]


    The whole Zambian legal system needs to be revamped. Still deeply rooted in its colonial origins, the system has stifled creativity and stunted the possible independent growth of... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: A Gloomy Budget [editorial]

    Financial Gazette

    FINANCE Minister Patrick Chinamasa's budget review was gloomy, but this had been largely expected. The Treasury chief is currently confronted by one of the worst challenges of any... Read more »

  • Nigeria: 2015 - Voting Without Voters [editorial]


    THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Director of Voter Registry, Mr. Emmanuel Akem, recently said potential voters who failed to obtain their permanent voters'... Read more »

  • South Sudan: Juba's Anti-Foreigner Move Won't Work [editorial]

    The Star

    IN a move full of mixed signals, the South Sudan government has declared that foreigners will no longer work for international NGOs within its jurisdiction. Read more »

  • Uganda: Let Road Carnage Debate Continue [editorial]


    Two high-profile politicians have recently commented on Uganda's frightening road carnage in the pages of this newspaper. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: The Signing Is Done, Now to Implementation [editorial]

    The Herald

    THROUGH the mega deals with China and Russia, Government has proved its ability to attract investment by signing deals which unlocked commitment more than anything else. Read more »

  • South Sudan: Undermining South Sudanese Expertise's Is Ironical! [opinion]

    Sudan Tribune

    The recent order from the Ministry of Labor and Public Service in the Republic of South Sudan that was issued on 16th of September 2014 is absolute enough, appropriate and... Read more »

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