‘Black Tax,’ a Hindrance or an Unchallenged Norm?

BY NYASHA PILOTO ‘’Black Tax’’ is a term that is making the buzz among Americans. It is the general concept of having to financially provide for your parents and extended … Read More

An African American organization pushes for youth career development in Africa

Youth of Africa Career Development (YACD) is an African American organization committed to providing career training and workforce readiness support to youth in Africa. YACD currently has youth programs running … Read More

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala poised to become WTO’s next director-general

BY ALAN GREEN With the abrupt withdrawal of South Korean Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee from the race to become the next director-general of the World Trade Organization, WTO, the way … Read More

Ghanaian author Osei Badu-Nkansah honors the memory of Kwame Nkrumah on his birthday

BY OSEI BADU-NKANSAH “These words by Kwame Nkrumah, ‘I have planted the seed and it will germinate,’ will never die,” says Ghanaian author Osei Badu-Nkansah on the birthday of the … Read More

An alternative model to Africa’s economic development

An essay for my African brothers and sisters in the diaspora Traditional economic development model Traditional economic development theory advocates the development of infrastructur as the necessary conducive environment to … Read More

Business management in Africa: the missing link

BY DANIEL DOSSOU While the shortage of professional managers is considered the biggest impediment to economic performance in Africa, thousands of Africans are eagerly “marketing” their managerial “know how” elsewhere. … Read More