Africa Is The Future, AfricansConnect To Unite Africans

Africa Is The Future! Let us Progress, Sustain and continue to Unite!

Africa Is The Future, AfricansConnect To Unite Africans

Truly, Africa is the future. Yes, the future of Africa is bright. So bright that insightful Africans in diaspora are relocating back to their respective countries to put their acquired skills and ideas to work – for their people.

Implementing ICT policy for the benefit of Africans

Implementing ICT policy for the benefit of Africans

First, I wish to address our understanding of ICT and how we can integrate it into our governance systems and also our daily lives. I have struggled to find a term for this and the best I could find was “Progress through Technology”, or in German, “Vorsprung Durch Technik” . I prefer to use the German expression because in German the word “Technik” not only means technology, but also the technique of studying and mastering the skills of something.

South Africa No Longer the Gateway to the Continent

As foreign investors are disaggregating African regions and countries, South Africa is losing traction on a whole host of issues. This does not mean that other African countries are necessarily in a better position, but the reality is that these markets are moving up, while South Africa is sliding - according to Dianna Games, chief executive officer of consulting firm Africa @ Work.

South Africa No Longer the Gateway to the Continent

South Africa’s membership of the bloc of leading emerging economies and its unique position in Africa heralded the country’s role as a gateway into the African continent.

Invisible Children’s Kony 2012: A Justification For More US AFRICOM War Over Oil

One American human rights worker in Uganda in a recent interview declared, “Invisible Children's campaign is…an excuse that the US government has gladly adopted in order to help justify the expansion of their military presence in central Africa.

Invisible Children’s Kony 2012: A Justification For More US AFRICOM War Over Oil

The Kony 2012 video features such prominent Hollywood personalities as Angelina Jolie, George Clooney, Lady GaGa, Bill Gates, Bill Clinton, Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs and other notables. It’s a slick, sentimental story directed by Jason Russell, a 33-year-old now-hospitalized American filmmaker who apparently just underwent a bizarre mental disconnect on the streets of San Diego.

Joseph Kony’s LRA versus the Ugandan Military: Who are the Real Terrorists?

Joseph Kony’s LRA versus the Ugandan Military: Who are the Real Terrorists?

David Zarembka, Coordinator of the African Great Lakes Initiative of Friends Peace Teams, has posted an extensive commentary on the real situation on the ground in the region. In his very well informed opinion, the military intervention that the Kony 2012 campaign demands would do much more harm than good to those it supposedly seeks to rescue.