Nshuti Rugerinyange

The myth of Africa's leadership deficit - IV

In the previous part of these series, I left off at where our elites do not trust African banks or their fellow Africans hence sending their loot abroad. In this piece, I endeavour to respond to readers’ request to expound on how the missing ingredient of the culture (secrecy or self space)...

Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 12:00 AM

The myth of Africa's leadership deficit (Part III)

In part II of these series, the myth of Africa’s leadership deficit, I touched on capital flight as a hurdle, if not the main obstacle to development in Africa. In this piece, I attempt to explore the philosophical question – why is capital fleeing and how can Africa reduce capital from...

Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 12:00 AM

The myth of Africa's leadership deficit (Part II)

As promised in my previous piece on Africa’s leadership deficit, I will discuss how the great powers of the world as we know them today were built. First off, a quick look at the developed western countries – the United States and Europe. Who envisioned the EU? How was America built?...

Thursday, October 23, 2014, 12:00 AM

The myth of Africa's leadership deficit (Part I)

In attempting to explain the persistent underdevelopment (or poverty, if you will) on the African continent, many analysts, academics, activists, you name it, point accusing fingers at Africa’s leadership (or lack thereof), while leaders (or politicians in this case) point fingers at colonial...

Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 12:00 AM

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