All posts tagged "Government"
Culture & SocietyNigeria’s ethnicity problem & Failures of a weak state
If truth be told, Nigeria has an ethnicity problem. It is evident in high-profile cases of sometimes violent tensions. But perhaps...August 26, 2016
Culture & SocietyHow the Monarchs of Africa Lost Their Relevance
Unlike precolonial times, it is clear that African monarchy is no longer the same. Out of all the 54 countries, only...May 21, 2016
Government & PoliticsDR Congo: Richest in Resources Yet Poorest Country in the World
The poor are people whose resources remain below a certain threshold (set in monetary unit) and generally, we reference the World...April 14, 2016
HealthThe Embarrassing State of Nigeria’s Healthcare Sector
Confucius admonished in one of his famous quote that “By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection, which is...March 17, 2016
Government & PoliticsIndependence of Somaliland: Promised land or Piped Dream
Unlike Somalia (in recent years), Somaliland has experienced a long period of peace and is currently fighting to be recognized as...February 10, 2016
Government & PoliticsTunisia: Fortunes & Misfortunes Of The Arab Spring
In 2010, Mohamed Boazizi, a street vendor, set himself on fire in protest of the high unemployment amidst the deteriorating state...February 9, 2016
Government & PoliticsKofi Annan: Are Elections Giving Democracy a Bad Name?
One of the most striking developments of the last quarter of a century is the spread of elections. The end of...January 14, 2016
Government & PoliticsAfrica’s plan for a single continental currency
In 2015, African Union Commissioner for Economic Affairs, Anthony Maruping, said the Union was mooting the idea to adopt a single...December 22, 2015
EducationShould African Governments stop buying computers for schools ?
The increased use of computer and mobile technology in Africa has debatably become a trendy occurrence. The Governments of several African...November 20, 2015
Culture & SocietyBotswana: Are diamonds forever ?
Botswana. A land locked country in southern part of Africa is popularly described as one of Africa’s most stable countries and...October 13, 2015
Culture & SocietyIs Nigeria ready to lead the African Continent ?
Nigeria currently holds the title for being the most populous nation in Africa. Majorly an English speaking country with an estimated...October 7, 2015