PAN-AFRICAN SERIES: CULTURALLY CASTRATED: WHY LITERATURE SHOULD NURTURE US BACK TO CULTURAL HEALTH?

Ugandan prolific writer Okot p’Bitek in the preliminary pages of the Song of Lawino echoes the foundation for Curriculum Change. He records In the educational section, break down the walls that surround our schools and universities, and let the people who know our culture teach our people. Let us Africanise our Curriculum in a meaningfulContinue reading “PAN-AFRICAN SERIES: CULTURALLY CASTRATED: WHY LITERATURE SHOULD NURTURE US BACK TO CULTURAL HEALTH?”

Zambia-China Relations: Where does Economic Diplomacy fit in?

By Yohane Mbeeya Moono The Author is An Alumni of the Zambia Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies Zambia got her independence in October of 1964 and was heavily reliant on the South African seaports for exports and imports. Things were to change barely a year after independence when Ian Smith the leader in SouthernContinue reading “Zambia-China Relations: Where does Economic Diplomacy fit in?”

European Union are agent of “economic sabotage” , Uganda and Tanzania 🇺🇬 🇹🇿 rebukes EU

The governments of Uganda and Tanzania are pushing back against a resolution, passed by the European Union, that calls for environmental and human rights protections as the two nations develop the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP). The European Parliament resolution warns that the project threatens wetlands and water resources, along with the livelihoods ofContinue reading “European Union are agent of “economic sabotage” , Uganda and Tanzania 🇺🇬 🇹🇿 rebukes EU”

2023 for Socio-Economic Transformation

By Yohane Mbeeya Moono On 9th September, 2022, President Hakainde Hichilema during the opening of the Second Session of the Thirteenth National Assembly addressed the house under the theme “WORKING TOGETHER TOWARDS SOCIO-ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION: STIMULATING ECONOMIC GROWTH FOR IMPROVED LIVELIHOODS.” The address gave intent of the policies that Government is set to undertake in theContinue reading “2023 for Socio-Economic Transformation”

A Snapshot of Wealth in Africa

The continent of Africa contains more than 50 countries, but just five account for more than half of total wealth on the continent: South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria, Morocco, and Kenya. Despite recent setbacks in Africa’s largest economies, wealth creation has been strong in a number of areas, and total private wealth is now estimated toContinue reading “A Snapshot of Wealth in Africa”

The many roots of Mozambique’s deadly insurgency

New field research in Cabo Delgado sheds light on one of Africa’s least understood violent conflicts Conflict erupted in Mozambique’s northern Cabo Delgado province just a few years after some of Africa’s biggest gas reserves were discovered in the Rovuma Basin off the coast. Mozambicans see this as no coincidence. A new study by theContinue reading “The many roots of Mozambique’s deadly insurgency”

Regional Economic Communities: Are they Improving the Efficiency of the African Union

By Yohane Mbeeya Moono Africa is a continent of 54 countries with the Western Sahara trying to gain independence from Morocco. On this vast continent of 54 countries, there is an idea of the Regional Economic Communities that makes a lot of good sense. These Regional Economic Communities from a Diplomacy point of view shouldContinue reading “Regional Economic Communities: Are they Improving the Efficiency of the African Union”

Building More BRICS

Recent speculation that the BRICS group (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) plans to expand its membership has set tongues wagging in the diplomatic world. Rumours that Argentina could be the newest country to join have triggered questions around the viability and power of an expanded collective, and what it means for global geopolitics.Continue reading “Building More BRICS”

The Switzerland of Africa: New Exciting Investments Destination for Investors

By Yohane Mbeeya Moono Switzerland like Zambia is a landlocked country in the heart of Europe. Switzerland is a peaceful haven for most asylum seekers. This because the country once provided the Jews who fled from the holocaust of Adolf Hitler a safe haven. It is also home to many multinational organisations such as theContinue reading “The Switzerland of Africa: New Exciting Investments Destination for Investors”

Debt Suspension to Spur Zambia to Economic Transformation

By Yohane Mbeeya Moono The period between 2011 and 2021, Zambia under the Patriotic Front led government initiated many capital projects which required heavy Moneta investments. Among them was the Link Zambia Programme which was aimed at the construction of massive road networks across the country in order to open many areas of the countryContinue reading “Debt Suspension to Spur Zambia to Economic Transformation”

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