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Lessons from 10,000 Nameless Black Men
22 - 29 August 2007 Cover Story
A movie entitled “10,000 Black Men Called George” dramatizes the tribulations of African Americans who were humiliated as porters but viewed as heroes by fellow black community members. I find 960 million black people called George!
Democracy
Democratic Space Widens in Ghana
As Ghana’s 2008 presidential and parliamentary elections close in, the developing democratic field is akin to children set loose to play. This has caused former United Nations chief scribe, Mr. Kofi Annan, to caution some over excited-politicians to be civil....
Opinions
‘Think Tanking’ in Zimbabwe
‘Think Tanking’ in Zimbabwe
To say that think tanks did not play a role in Zimbabwe’s post-war economic transformation would be a lie. I base my generalisation on the proliferation of economic reform programs in the second half of Zimbabwe’s independence....
Exposure Will “Sharpen” Africans
We cannot subjugate other peoples based on a premise that our way is the ultimate way. We cannot force nations to succumb to our will because we feel we have a mandate from God or some other source to make the world like us....
Q&A
The Highs and Lows of the Kenyan Stock Market
The Highs and Lows of the Kenyan Stock Market
Investors are still confident that they will be able to participate in the Safaricom IPO before the end of the government year in June 2008 despite the anticipated delays as several hurdles emerge....
Profiles
History of Port Louis
The population of the city is now largely made up of the descendants of laborers who were hired for labor from India in the 19th century....
Environment
Give Developing Countries Clean Energy Technology!
The forces of globalization have erected new barriers in the form of intellectual property rights and patents, which block developing countries' access to clean energy technologies...
Commentary
CARE International Rejects Food Aid
The sentiments by CARE international are a wake up call that aid industry need to be reformed. From the ongoing debate between CARE and other aid agencies it is clear that poverty in Africa is engineered...
Finance and Banking
The Naira’s Glory Must Be Restored
The government ought to insist that investment in the oil sector should be done in Naira. By embarking on this avenue, the Naira will appreciate because of the benefit of 'return of' and 'return on' of invested capital. Since the multinationals bring their capital and demand repay in their curre...
Investment Opportunities
Real Estate Managers: Investor's Foes or Friends?
Real Estate Managers: Investor
Landlords who opt to manage their own properties will in one way or the other incur costs similar to those incurred paying the agent. This is without counting the time that one will spend doing these duties....
News Round Up
East Africa to Have a Common Market
The East African heads of state resolved to have a common market and a single currency by 2012, before moving to a political federation. The common market would allow the free circulation of goods and movement of the people within the region....
Feature
Cuffing Oneself to Greatness
Cuffing Oneself to Greatness
When you choose to adorn cuff links instead of button cuffs, you virtually put yourself several steps ahead of your equals. It takes an extra- ordinary approach to issues to make a positive lasting impression....
Agriculture
Orange Fence Brings Hope to Subsistent Farmers
Orange Fence Brings Hope to Subsistent Farmers
Linking formerly remote villages to regional and world markets as well as resource persons enables them to not only earn much more cash income through sales of agricultural commodities, processed goods and services, but also imbibe appropriate technologies....
Announcement
Economic Freedom of the World: 2007 Annual Report Launch
Greater economic freedom correlates with increased economic growth and wealth creation. Is SA progressing or retrogressing?...
THIS WEEK'S EDITORIAL

East Africa Community: Time to be Productive
The market knows no tribe, boundary, party affiliation or creed. Left free to operate, it only understands one language: mutual satisfaction....
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Eritrea: We Need Support
We in Eritrea need the positive support from our African brothers and sisters as we are trying to break free from the chains of dependence....

Democracy

Democratic Space Widens in Ghana

Opinions

‘Think Tanking’ in Zimbabwe
Exposure Will “Sharpen” Africans

Q&A

The Highs and Lows of the Kenyan Stock Market

Profiles

History of Port Louis

Environment

Give Developing Countries Clean Energy Technology!

Commentary

CARE International Rejects Food Aid

Finance and Banking

The Naira’s Glory Must Be Restored

Investment Opportunities

Real Estate Managers: Investor's Foes or Friends?

News Round Up

East Africa to Have a Common Market

Feature

Cuffing Oneself to Greatness

Agriculture

Orange Fence Brings Hope to Subsistent Farmers

Announcement

Economic Freedom of the World: 2007 Annual Report Launch

 



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