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Kenyan Farmers Can Learn From Dutch Success

Often talked about but getting least priority in the economy of developing countries, agriculture is central to solving the poverty conundrum in Africa. Understanding the role of agriculture in poverty alleviation is instrumental to comprehending the overall development process. It is widely believed that the problem of lack of income and its distribution or extreme […]

The commitments made by the government at the conference on Kenya’s diaspora that closed on Thursday must be followed through if the country is to fully maximize the potential of its citizens living abroad. The critical role of the diaspora in nation building, from sending financial resources and professional skills back home to acting as ambassadors […]

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Andrew Hussey’s study of the legacy of French colonialism deserves our admiration Some years ago, I wanted to make a film about young North African males. I wanted to know what went wrong in their lives, how they turned first to crime and, when they were caught and imprisoned, to Islam. I went to many […]

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Racism has existed throughout human history. It may be defined as the hatred of one person by another — or the belief that another person is less than human — because of skin color, language, customs, place of birth or any factor that supposedly reveals the basic nature of that person. It has influenced wars, […]

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It is October and the German city of Berlin is hosting ‘Oktoberfest’. It is also hosting what may be viewed as a “fringe” event for the beer revelers but an important one for health care entrepreneurs. On the 23rd the “1st German-African Healthcare Symposium” will be held there. The gathering brings together industry players and […]

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