Whoever tells you that socio-economic development in Africa is not possible in our generation is either not properly informed or has an exterior motive which is wholly against Africa’s socio-economic…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Deborah Egbo Aug 15, 2013.
Sovereign National Conference without any representation of the Nigerian Youth going on in Nigeria. Sceptic as to what the result of the conference will be. Any such dialogue in Nigeria or in any part of the world without proper representation of youth, the most active component in any polity, is bound to fail. – Amb. Perry Ndubuisi Idejiora-Kalu
The smart energy policy of the Obama administration, to look inwards and generate its own oil and gas is indeed a policy to applaud. Though through fracking, with its huge environmental concerns, this policy will help the USA among other benefits achieve energy independence and increased energy security. The policy can possibly make the USA become the largest oil and gas producer. There are also very interesting foreign policy benefits here. The United States ability to…Continue
The appointment of an African woman, Catherine Samba-Panza to supervise the transition to democratic rule and stability in the Central African Republic (C.A.R) is indeed a welcome development. At least let us encourage African women politicians to see if they can better what our selfish men leaders have failed to achieve in Africa. Entry of women in African politics should be encouraged. We want more of this in African politics. – Amb. Perry Ndubuisi Idejiora-Kalu, IYC Policy Unit
Manufacturing is the magic wand of successful economies in continents like Europe, Asia and the USA. A country without a solid manufacturing base is doomed in today’s world. Increased export and huge earnings can be made possible through manufacturing. Financial Liquidity for investing in other sectors of economies like education, infrastructure development, health, etc can be realized from earnings s from manufacturing. This thus frees economies from immense complexities of borrowing and…Continue