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Education: Does the “Achievement Gap” Rest in Our Laps? Does It Begin in Our Homes?

August 26, 2012 by


What Must We Do? Where, When, With Who? By Bro. Mxolisi T. / Ozo-Sowande An African proverb serves to inform and inspire those who live and listen with their ears turned to their souls: “The ruin of a nation begins in the homes of its people.” The wisdom and power embodied in those words are […]

Don’t Let the Hype About African Economies Fool You!

August 17, 2012 by


A Billion Reasons to Believe in Africa: A Rethink Repost of a Perspective piece from By Dr. Mary Njeri Kinyanjui, Ph.D. “There are a billion reasons to believe in Africa,” states Coca-Cola’s new commercial that attempts to capture the spirit of “new” Africa. Africa-optimism has in the recent past gained massive hype. Ernst & […]

Uganda: We Can Win War On HIV/AIDS

August 1, 2012 by


By Patrick Nakabale, July 31, 2012 The New Vision (Uganda’s leading website) Opinion As I write this, the HIV/AIDS prevalence has alarmingly shot up from 6.4% a few years ago to 7.3% to-date. What this means is that more and more people, especially the youth, are getting infected everyday. The case is more pronounced among […]