October 31

October 30

  • Africa: Why South Africans Refuse to Let Africa In [opinion]


    Editor's Note Read more »

  • Gambia: The Anti-Drug War Boosted [editorial]

    Daily Observer

    A decent nation is the product of a decent people who refuse to allow vices that are social pollutants like illicit drugs to permeate their society. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Conflict of Interest [editorial]

    Financial Gazette

    PAUL Chimedza is a medical doctor, with a thriving practice in Avondale. He is the Deputy Minister of Health and Child Care. His boss is David Parirenyatwa, also a medical... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: When Elephants Fight . . . [editorial]

    Financial Gazette

    IT is quite true that when elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers. When ZANU-PF trounced the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) formations at the July 2013 polls, it was... Read more »

  • South Africa: Senzo Meyiwa and the 17,000 Other Murder Victims We Don't Talk About [editorial]

    The Daily Vox

    Senzo Meyiwa is dead. He leaves behind grieving parents, a devastated wife and girlfriend, and children who will never get to know their father. Read more »

  • Uganda: What Others Could Learn From Must [editorial]


    Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) this week celebrated 25 years since it was founded. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Homegrown Solutions Key to Current Development [editorial]

    New Times

    One major lesson Rwandans have learnt over the last two decades is that the country cannot dwell on what others think of it. Read more »

  • Africa: South Africa - Deflated Egos and the Trade Deficit [opinion]

    The Trade Beat

    Some numbers actually do make people and countries change their whole way of thinking about their relations with other people as well as themselves. Take the GDP of China as... Read more »

  • Zambia: Go Well President Sata [opinion]

    Times of Zambia

    LET me join the sports fraternity in paying tribute to President Michael Sata who passed away in London on Tuesday. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Tambuwal - What Next? [opinion]

    Daily Trust

    As we count down to the crucial 2015 general elections, the dice is being thrown on the fortunes of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressive Congress (APC) and a... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Okonjo-Iweala and Nigeria's Economic Health [opinion]

    Daily Trust

    For the better part of this year, the price of crude oil, the commodity that provides Nigeria the bulk of her foreign exchange earnings, has been falling in alarming manner. Read more »

  • Uganda: What Political Parties Need to Take Root in Uganda [opinion]


    The idea of no-party politics, as fashioned by the National Resistance Movement (NRM) and its leader Yoweri Museveni, was a sham. Read more »

  • Uganda: Reformed Institutions Critical to Uganda's Stability [opinion]


    The stability of Uganda is crucial for prosperity and sustained economic development, a point President Museveni has often reiterated. Read more »

  • Uganda: Health Officials Should Let Agricultural Trade Policies Be [opinion]


    The livelihood of more than 30 million tobacco farmers and workers in more than 120 countries is being held to ransom by a handful of bureaucrats in Geneva, most of whom have never... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Patience Jonathan and PDP in Rivers and Bayelsa States [opinion]

    Independent (Lagos)

    Let me start by saying that the many excesses of the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dame Patience Jonathan, if not checked, could be responsible for the failure to... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Fresh - Another Court Has Spoken [opinion]

    Independent (Lagos)

    Just like the Fresh Democratic Party, which secured a victory at Justice Gabriel O. Kolawole's Federal High Court 5, Abuja Division, which overturned its de-registration by the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Remembering the Rumble in the Jungle [opinion]

    Independent (Lagos)

    Forty years ago on October 30 1974, the world was rocked by the celebrated fight between Mohammed Ali, ex-heavyweight boxing champion of the world and George Foreman, the title... Read more »

  • Nigeria: History Beckons On Okezie Ikpeazu [opinion]

    Independent (Lagos)

    Even the most rapacious and fastidious commentators in the Abia polity, were unanimous in endorsing the candidature of the irrepressible, indefatigable, cerebral and focused Dr.... Read more »

  • South Africa: Pregnant Girls Must Be Allowed in Class [opinion]


    In my school when a girl falls pregnant, her parents are called in and the girl is kicked out of classes. She is only allowed to return after she gives birth. Read more »

  • Namibia: Prevent Falling Victim to Fraud This Holiday [column]

    New Era

    The last two months of the year normally goes hand in hand with an increase in fraud. From now until the New Year people are busy with many varied activities such as shopping,... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Deconstructing Buhari [column]

    Daily Trust

    Recent press reports and the reading of the body language of APC's leaders seem to suggest that the party is zeroing on Muhammadu Buhari as its 'consensus' presidential candidate. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Bassey - Governorcracy and Local Government Autonomy [opinion]


    IN a genuine show of solidarity with the electorate, the National Assembly has resolved to legislate on local government administrative autonomy in the ongoing exercise of... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Nwolise - Growing Legislature Through Longevity of Tenure [opinion]


    MILLIONS of people know that the legislature is one of the three organs of modern democratic government, charged with the key duty of law making, but only a few hundreds know that... Read more »

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