Monday, September 26, 2022
JOHANNESBURG – There was a time when Kenyan elections elicited only mild interest from the international community. For decades after Kenya gained its independence in 1963, the Kenya African National Union reliably dominated, owing to its use of questionable practices, some violence, and a persistently splintered opposition. But with...
Kenya, East Africa’s most stable country and largest economy, and Africa’s 6th largest, will choose its next President on August 9th. According to Nairobi-based Tifa Research, the front runners are neck-and-neck. The tight race is currently led by veteran defender of multi-party democracy, Raila Odinga, and the deputy president...
A joint platform of Ghanaian and Ivorian Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and cocoa farmers has made a strong call for reforms in the international pricing mechanism for cocoa to guarantee a living income for farmers. The group has recommended that such reforms must take into account the cost of...
The socio-economic development of the Southern Regions of Morocco is fundamentally linked to the development of the Kingdom as a whole. The measures taken in favor of this development meet the same requirements throughout the Moroccan territory. The results in terms of economic and social development are reinforced by...
As a further major step to strengthen relations, President Joe Biden plans to host African leaders in the White House in mid-December. According to reports, the US-African summit will discuss the emerging global order, changing geopolitical and economic issues and also offer enormous funds for various development projects as...
At least during the past few years, including the COVID-19 pandemic period, the United Kingdom has consistently followed its planned agenda with African countries. The UK has an agenda, and has decisively been implementing all aspects. It described Africa as a ‘reliable partner; during its historic UK-Africa Investment Summit...
In 1998, when President Bill Clinton's infamous dalliance with Monica Lewinsky became a public scandal and resulted in him facing charges of perjury, I recall Africans and African comedians cracking jokes and having serious conversations saying "What's all the furor about? What's the big deal? So the President had a...
With more than 2,700 business representatives and business leaders from about 90 different countries confirming their participation in the landmark St. Petersburg International Economic Forum which opens from June 15 to 18, Russia will attempt to tap opportunities - with a focus on a variety of issues relating to...
“Priorities Maxwell!!! There are increased fuel prices, higher cost of living, rising inflation, not to mention COVID, Monkeypox and other health issues and you choose to write about “noise”?? Well……yes. It’s been on my mind ever since moving to the countryside and there is plenty of literary material around...
Co-Authored by Dr. Maxwell Ampong & Rya G. Kuewor GLOBAL TOPICS AT DAVOS 2022 The World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting, took place this past week from May 22nd to 26th, 2022. The Agenda for the meeting was to contemplate and discuss current global contexts and explore and fashion new (global) collaborations....
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