October 22

  • Nigeria: Shhh... Governance On Hold, All Eyes On 2015! [opinion]

    Daily Independent

    A distraught neighbor was standing in the middle of the road with a huge stone in his hand. He was not about to throw it at anyone, he was about to drop it in front of his house to... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Lagos' Horn Free Day - Matters Arising [opinion]

    Daily Independent

    Recently, the Fashola administration enjoined Lagosians to observe a horn-free day in Lagos state. The whole essence is to emphasise a noise-free atmosphere with a view to... Read more »

  • Nigeria: As Ebola Ends and Ceasefire Collapses [opinion]

    Daily Independent

    Over the weekend Nigerians were made to look forward to receiving two good news this week. The first one had to do with the likelihood of the country being declared Ebola free... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Govt Should Enact Laws On Pet Bottles Recycling [opinion]

    Daily Independent

    The government should enact laws on pet bottles recycling because it is seriously affecting our aquatic life. A visit to our seaside will show that the rate of pollution and the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: SMEs As Engine of Growth [opinion]

    Daily Independent

    While the debate around the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) beyond 2015 is intensifying, the recent inauguration of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Council by... Read more »

  • Namibia: Micro-Finance and Social Entrepreneurship [column]

    New Era

    TODAY I would like to talk you through the groundbreaking teachings of Mohammed Yunus a social entrepreneur and banker from Bangladesh. His vision was to do whatever it takes to... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Anda - Integrity Stake On Cash-for-Arms Deal [opinion]


    I will not nobilitate such prosaic apologetic by a retort. Socrates once said to a young man, "Speak that I might see thee". Read more »

  • Nigeria: Makinwa - Jonathan's Wealth and People's Perception [opinion]


    It was a happy occasion. A small party in a home. A motley group of Nigerians in the Diaspora. Some were self-employed, some worked in international organisations and others worked... Read more »

  • Nigeria: How Ebola Disease Got to Nigeria [opinion]


    Now that we got the 'all clear' and we have been able to reasonably restrain the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease in Nigeria, we can take a more dispassionate look at the issue,... Read more »

  • Kenya: What the Law Says About Marital Rape [column]

    The Star

    Article 45 of the Constitution recognises that parties in a marriage are equal. That means that all things have to be done with the knowledge and agreement of the parties once you... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Reinventing Human Resources [opinion]

    This Day

    "Money and materials are important, but those two things alone cannot stop Ebola virus transmission. Human resources are clearly our most important need." Dr. Margaret Chan,... Read more »

  • Cameroon: Professionalisation of Studies On Good Footing [opinion]

    Cameroon Tribune

    Every institution of higher learning, public or private, has designed courses to the needs of the job market. Read more »

  • Rwanda: World Energy Day Marked Amid Calls to Embrace Energy Efficient Products [opinion]

    New Times

    Rwanda is today celebrating the World Energy Day. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Why Preference for Firewood is on the Increase [opinion]

    Daily Trust

    The use of firewood is one of the most common methods of cooking in Nigeria, which has been in practice for ages in most homes. In many parts of the country, cooking with firewood... Read more »

  • Nigeria: APC and the Dilemma of Choice [opinion]

    This Day

    It remains unclear what method the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) intends to adopt in arriving at who would fly its presidential flag. For political analysts,... Read more »

  • Zambia: The Call of the Hyena [opinion]

    Zambia Reports

    In our African folklore the hyena represents an animal that symbolizes a deprived person - one insensitive to the plight of a fellow human being. Self-interest is paramount to the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Gowon at 80 [opinion]

    Daily Trust

    Among his many virtues, perhaps the most endearing is his compassion. This could be attributed to his strict Christian upbringing in Wusasa where he was born eighty years ago, this... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Beyond Accidental Leaders [opinion]

    This Day

    Despite the nation's apparent fault lines, the Office of the President still cannot be sacrificed on the altar of merit, reckons Dayyabu Galadima Usman. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Buhari Stomps the Yard [opinion]

    This Day

    "I humbly wish to present myself before you, before all of Nigeria and before God seeking to be elected as APC's presidential candidate," said former military Head of State,... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Oyo Labour Party and the New Game Plan [opinion]

    This Day

    Rather than thaw, leaders and members of the Labour Party in Oyo state appear unperturbed by the recent developments in the party, especially the exit of its only governor,... Read more »

  • Namibia: Our Lives Are Your Secret? [opinion]


    We began our democracy at a time when the electronic world was arising, the fledgling internet broke from its egg, e-mail and file transfer systems blossomed and the cellphone... Read more »

  • Nigeria: 60 Hearty Cheers for Bashiru Adekunle Okesina [opinion]


    It's not every day that academ-ics celebrate their birthdays. But it was an occasion for celebration a fortnight ago when Bashiru Okesina, medical doctor, professor and current... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Unforced Errors [opinion]


    Usually limited to the sport of tennis, an unforced error refers to bad play made entirely as a result of a player's blunder, and not because of an opponent's skills or effort. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Foresight Processes Critical to Delivering Development Agenda [opinion]

    New Times

    Foresight being a process of anticipation in the development process of any country in mid-and long-term horizon, leaders and policy makers are expected to have a forward-looking... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Lagos 2015 - APC Leaders Decry Insiders' Moves to Discredit Fashola [opinion]

    This Day

    Some concerned prominent members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State have decried the alleged clandestine moves by some members of the party to discredit the... Read more »

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