April 18

  • Reliving 1980 Celebrations [opinion]

    The Herald

    Back in the village in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve no sun sets without leaving behind its own piece of history. The sun is so crafty and inherently stubborn that... Read more »

  • Foreign Airlines and Investment in Nigeria [opinion]

    This Day

    Many international airlines that have been operating in Nigeria for decades have not invested in the country. In fact, most of them still operate from rented offices and have not... Read more »

  • Peter the Underrated! [opinion]

    This Day

    From business to regional politics, immediate past governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has progressed from that renowned underdog to an active player in national politics,... Read more »

April 17

  • It's Wrong to Advocate Decriminalisation of Mass Murder and Sexual Violence [opinion]


    Thabo Mbeki and Mahmood Mamdani have argued for post-conflict political resolution which seeks to peacefully reconcile societies by treating both victims and perpetrators as... Read more »

  • Policing the Community [editorial]

    Daily Observer

    The police are a fundamental social institution with the primary role of enhancing peace and security in the society. However, more often than not, the police find themselves in... Read more »

  • Salary Cap Welcome, Now to the Framework [editorial]

    The Herald

    THE scandal over salaries paid to some senior staff at some state enterprises has now led to an instruction from the Government that remuneration of the CEOs of state-linked firms... Read more »

  • Our Stand - This State Has Failed [editorial]


    It's about time we admitted it: Nigeria has become a failed state. For the past 10 years, the signs of collapse have been visible but the picture has been progressively clearer... Read more »

  • Let Eastern Ukraine Hold a Referendum [editorial]

    The Star

    THE crisis is escalating in eastern Ukraine. We are not facing World War Three but we are seeing the possible start of another Cold War that will derail the recovery of the world... Read more »

  • Presidential Tour - a Key Platform for Policy Dialogue [column]

    Daily Observer

    If there is any better platform for policy dialogue in the quest of moving the country forward, then the annual tour embarked upon by the president of the Republic, His Excellency... Read more »

  • Boycott Fossil Fuel Firms to Save Planet [opinion]

    The Star

    Twenty-five years ago people could be excused for not knowing much, or doing much, about climate change. Today we have no excuse. No more can it be dismissed as science fiction; we... Read more »

  • Former Dictators Drawn Back Home [column]

    Zimbabwe Independent

    "I prefer death to surrender," said Pakistan's former military dictator, Pervez Musharraf, on April 1 to the special court that is trying him on five counts of high treason, but... Read more »

  • National Conference, 2014 - the Politics of National Security [opinion]


    IN the best case scenario,countries rally together in moments of national crisis. They put aside superficial divisions; suspend deep-seated hostilities to create the necessary... Read more »

  • Kagame a Generous Dictator [opinion]

    Zimbabwe Independent

    Rwandans have been commemorating the 20th anniversary of the mass slaughter that convulsed their nation in 1994 and left a legacy of civil strife that is only now giving way to... Read more »

  • The Gambia Government Should Be Humble and Learn From Guinea Bissau [opinion]


    The radio and TV are being utilised to convey how the Gambia Government contributed in shaping the agenda for peace in Guinea Bissau. In actual fact, lessons should be drawn from... Read more »

  • Independence - New Mindset Wanted [opinion]

    Zimbabwe Independent

    Tomorrow is Independence Day, which undoubtedly is an important milestone in the country's history. Read more »

  • Abuja - Here We Come! [opinion]


    ABUJA is threatened by its fame as the place where all the opportunities are, especially for making quick money. Hundreds of thousands of Nigeria have their eyes set on Abuja. They... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe @ 34, a Sad Introspection [opinion]

    New Zimbabwe

    FORMAL sector unemployment is very high, companies are closing down, the economy is teetering on the brink, we don't have a national currency and corruption is running riot in high... Read more »

  • Card, ATM and Mobile Expo 2014 to Boost Cashless Nigeria [opinion]


    IT goes without saying that the days of carrying cash around in Nigeria will soon become ancient history. Our economy is fast becoming a bona fide citizen of today's cashless... Read more »

  • The Heart of Gold of a First Lady [opinion]


    TODAY, marriage, to many, is mainly for the purpose of procreation and materialism. But even with that, most marriages have crashed, many are on the verge of crashing, while some... Read more »

  • Straightening the Crooks in a Volatile History [opinion]


    Those who ignore or falsify history do so at their own peril. History repeats itself, quips the adage. While Greek ancient philosopher put it precisely: we see the future through... Read more »

  • Opposition Has to Organise to Defeat NRM [opinion]


    I suspect that most regular readers of this column now know my stand as regards Uganda's current politics. Read more »

  • Making Globalisation Work for Rwanda [opinion]

    New Times

    Last week, Bob Diamond, a former Barclays bank boss and Ashish Thakkar founder of Mara Group, together with the Government of Rwanda, kick-started an exercise that is likely to end... Read more »

  • The Politics of the Genocide [opinion]

    New Times

    The 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi was a result of politics based on discrimination and hatred propagated in Rwanda at that time. Read more »

  • Envisioning Our Growth Signifies We Have Outlived Our Pain [opinion]

    New Times

    WE HAVE all many a time visualised what we would wish to be in the next couple of years or decades and have actually set plans guided by lucid strategies with focused targets; all... Read more »

  • Free Global Internet Is Around the Corner, Why Not Tap Into It? [opinion]

    New Times

    IN SEPTEMBER 2013, Rwanda became the first country in the East African Community to offer free public Internet in selected locations in the City of Kigali. Read more »

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