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Defending the African extended family values

Religious and cultural leaders must lead on the path of strengthening and guiding the family COMMENT | JOSHUA KITAKULE | In today’s rapidly changing world, the traditional African extended family structure stands as a beacon of resilience and strength amidst modern challenges. While divorce rates rise and parenting struggles intensify, the …

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A One-State Solution for Israel

Settling the Palestinian Question could consider `de-Zionisation’ of Israel as  propagated by a number of scholars COMMENT | NNANDA KIZITO SSERUWAGI | At the beginning of this year, Uganda hosted the two twin global conferences of the Non-Aligned Movement and the Third South Summit. Chairing both the NAM and G77 + …

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Will 2024 be the new 1933?

Many refuse to contemplate today’s bleak prospects, just as liberals in 1933 predicted that Hitler would quickly fail COMMENT | MARK JONES | On January 30, 1933, Adolf Hitler was appointed chancellor of Germany. To his supporters, it was a day of “national revolution” and rebirth. Germany, they believed, needed the …

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Africa-China collaboration on TVET

A new type of South-to-South joint program promotes standards through mutually accredited joint programs COMMENT | XIAOYAN LIANG & COSAM JOSEPH | A common challenge faced by Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions is their inability to adapt curriculum and program standards that align with the evolving needs of …

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COMMENT: Universal values at bay

Consider how the world has divided into rigid camps as the Gaza catastrophe has unfolded COMMENT | MICHAEL IGNATIEFF | Seventy-five years ago this week, United Nations member states meeting in Paris adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It was not a binding law, only a statement of principle. But …

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Consider a transitional administration for Gaza

It would ensure security, work towards reconstruction and to lay the foundations for stability and development COMMENT | JULIEN TOURREILLE | The massacre perpetrated against Israel by Hamas on Oct. 7 opened a new chapter in the tragedy that is the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. For more than 75 years, too many opportunities …

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Banks respond to rising mass affluence in Africa

Demand for goods and services expected to surge as continent’s middle class spend hits US$2.5 trillion by 2030 COMMENT | MARGARET SOI | The purchasing power of Africa’s middle class is expected to grow significantly in the coming years: the continent’s middle class is expected to spend US$2.1 trillion by …

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