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Not Yet Uhuru for Africa

It is not yet Uhuru in Africa. Trump would have a lot of work to

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Why Africa’s Industrialization is Still a Mirage

One can transplant industries to Africa but not industrialization. The responsibility is on Africans to build a unique character that can effectively compete globally.

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Trump Presidency: What Implications for China-Africa Relations?

A Trump Presidency will certainly pursue the strategic goal of dismantling China-Africa strategic partnership.

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Democracy

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Sham Elections and the Electoral System in South Africa

Allow the IEC to be truly independent or set up an All Party Electoral Commission

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How to Win an Election

How many Quintus Ciceros are in Zambia? Political operatives whose raison d'être is to lie and lie and traffic in more lies and purvey false scandals!

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Zambia: A One Party State Masquerading as a Democracy?

If one did not live in Zambia and just came to visit from a truly democratic country, if there be such, would they not ask this question after assessing the phenomena to be described shortly: Is Zambi

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Around The Globe

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YPO Survey: African Business Confidence Plummets to All-Time Low

Continued slow growth, high unemployment and falling exports lead to pronounced decline in confidence

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Leadership

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South Sudan: Challenges of Crafting a Post-war Foreign Policy

Crafting a coherent foreign policy is inevitably going to be a nightmare.

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Police Impunity in Zambia and Remedies II

The police enjoy impunity everywhere. The reason is that they are the defenders of the status quo

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The ANC Should Transform Into An Institution Of Leadership

The idea of freedom from apartheid and colonialism would be incomplete unless it was or is institutionalized to prevent a future resurgence of an equivalent, however disguised.

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Politics

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Kenya Politics: How Opposition Cord Can Win Power

The three Principals should rally behind a compromise candidate who will easily neuter the tyranny of numbers

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Trump for President?

We seem to be in the throes of a revolt to traditional values and leadership.

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Raila: A Lone Ranger?

Raila needs strong people who will spur the momentum of his charm offensive.

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QnA

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Kenya Seeks Closer Cooperation With Russia

Kenya and Russia had established diplomatic relations on December 14, 1963 and now have growing solid relations.

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President Obama on Ebola and Press Freedom in Africa

What we do know is that the Ebola virus, both currently and in the past, is controllable if you have a strong public health infrastructure in place.

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President Obama Answers Questions from Young Africans

There are ways where we can make a difference. And oftentimes, particularly in rural areas of Africa, you don't need a lot of capital to get started

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Business Calendar

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30 Youth-Owned Startups and SMEs to Pitch to Investors in Agribusiness Innovation and Trade Fair

The key objective of the Agribusiness Innovation and Trade Fair is to create an ecosystem of trade, financing and capability support for the 30 startups and SMEs.

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Doing Business: Russia, Africa and the Media

Over the past few years, Russian authorities have been prioritizing media cooperation and the use of soft power to address the falling image of Russia

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