Opinion & Analysis

Jun 08, 2021
Bipolar Disorder formerly known as maniac depression, is a mental illness marked by extreme mood swings or mood changes from high to low (depressive episodes) and from and low to…
Jun 04, 2021
Many insurance policies or products were designed base on the identification of a social need. The primary role of insurance is to assist individuals and organizations. This is the main…
Jun 02, 2021
Job satisfaction is a concept that has been addressed in many studies since 1900s and has been included in the literature with its different definitions. Handsome (2009) has noted that…
May 31, 2021
According to the United Nations Habitat, over 1.8 billion people globally, lack sufficient housing. With two million people being evicted, many more being threatened with evictions and some 150 million…
May 27, 2021
Let’s talk health! Try to not think “I don’t have the time to read this”. You may be right, but l think you should. These few minutes (maybe a little…
Chadian President Idriss Déby Itno, who has ruled since 1990, is gearing up to take on his sixth mandate as head of state. Elections are scheduled for 11 April 2021.…
Samia Suluhu Hassan becomes the first female president in Tanzania taking over from President John Magufuli who died on 17 March 2021. Born in 1960, she hails from Makunduchi, an…
Namibia celebrates its 31st independence day this month. But Namibians are not in a festive mood. A 2019 survey by Afrobarometer, the independent African research network, showed a significant loss…
John Joseph Pombe Magufuli was a man who deftly played the long political game. He was nevertheless a puzzle both to Tanzanians and the world. When he first entered the…
Mar 16, 2021
The world woke to unusual images on their television screens last week with looting, vandalism and rioting portrayed on the streets of the Senegalese capital. The worst civil unrest in…
Mar 12, 2021
The president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has a tough job. It includes working with FIFA to run the sport in Africa, and overseeing the continent’s tournaments and…
In November 2020, fighting in the Tigray region of Ethiopia destroyed a secondary school which opened in 2018 in the Hitsats refugee camp. The school was attended by both refugees…
It has been 10 years since nation-wide protests in Tunisia led to the ousting of Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and his regime. Ben Ali led Tunisia for…
In countries with weak governance institutions, natural resource wealth tends to be a curse instead of a blessing. Where citizens are relatively powerless to hold ruling elites to account, resource…
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