We are all concerned with the ongoing developmental challenges facing the African continent, yet opinions on what can or ought to be done vary considerably. The post-colonial era has left us with a legacy of developmental failures and, as a result, many are understandably critical of the international ‚poverty industry‛ that seems to continue without end.
This paper argues that the notion that a strong state is the necessary condition for development is misleading and disproved by Nande traders.
During most of the twentieth century, two world wars, the cold war, the rivalry of two super powers, the ideologization of international affairs and military confrontation, made diplomacy a subsidiary instrument of power politics and ideology.
In this paper, we examined the African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) aimed at facilitating socio-economic growth and development in Africa in line with the neo-liberal ideology.
Attempts to resist the marginalisation of African indigenous dialects remain inconclusive due to persistent dissensus in Africa. Thus, this paper examines language barrier as the bane of development in Africa. Data were derived from content analysis of relevant documents, while the discourse was anchored on Darwin’s Theory of Evolution.
Crimes are endemic especially those committed by political leaders. Africa is indeed bleeding from crimes such as embezzlement of funds, abuse of resources, human rights abuses, persecution and torture of people, and above all, non-prosecution of persons responsible for crimes committed.
The institution of capital punishment has a long history. Despite growing consensus that the institution of capital punishment is not inherently sacrosanct and that it breaches fundamental human rights, the present Zimbabwean constitution embodies capital punishment as a penalty to a number of serious crimes such as high treason and murder.
The Nigerian media are key instruments of HIV/AIDS communication. They use different techniques to influence human knowledge, attitude and practice. Through the qualitative approach, the study identified the media and strategies commonly used for HIV/AIDS behaviour change communication in Nigeria.
Violence against women is a perennial issue that have been debated and discussed among media professional, diplomats, civil right activist across the globe.
A Diet of Wives as the Lifestyle of the Vapostori Sects: The Polygamy Debate in the Face of HIV and AIDS in Zimbabwe
Christianity takes a lion’s share in the Zimbabwean religious market particularly when compared to other non-indigenous religions like Islam, Buddhism and Judaism.
Due to precarious socio-economic ambience and the global publicity it has generated, sub-Saharan Africa has become synonymous with poverty, and Nigeria hosts the largest population of poor people in the region.