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African Democracy: Leadership without Opposition

I learned very early in life that “democracy” is government by the people. That is, ...

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Malaria vaccine in 2018

Malaria is an infectious disease caused by protozoan parasites from the Plasmodium family that can be transmitted ...

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Health

SAFE DRINKING WATER FOR ALL AFRICANS: A HUMBLE PLEA

  • Author : Udoh
  • 2018-07-27

I remember, more than sixty years ago, waking up daily early in the morning, and joining other children in the neighbourhood, on a long regular journey of roughly 3.5 miles, ...


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Development

BOTTOM-UP DEVELOPMENT: A NEW PARADIGM FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA

  • Author : Udoh
  • 2018-07-07

Development is a multi-dimensional process involving reorganization and reorientation of the socio-economic system to improve, spread, enlarge and promote factors of prosperity and progress to enhance the quality of human ...


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Development

LAND GRABBING IN AFRICA : A CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER

  • Author : Udoh
  • 2018-06-15

Africa is the richest continent on earth. Most countries in Africa are blessed with resources above the ground, on the ground and under the ground. Africa does not have water ...


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Health

NEW PARADIGM FOR A HAPPY & HEALTHY LIVING

  • Author : Udoh
  • 2018-05-29

 

I have been brought up to seek medical treatment in a hospital when I am sick - that meant, I had to wait till I am sick before giving ...


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Culture

CHILD MARRIAGE IN AFRICA

  • Author : Udoh
  • 2017-10-30

Child marriage is a global phenomenon. UNICEF defines “child marriage” as the percentage of women 20-24 years of age who were first married or in a union before they were 18 ...


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Social

FOOD INSECURITY IN AFRICA

  • Author : Udoh
  • 2017-10-21

So much has been written about food insecurity and poverty in Africa. Much of this has been attributed to the lack of public policy on food production. The local farmers ...


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Politics

REPUBLIC OF AMBAZONIA – “CAVEAT EMPTOR”

  • Author : Udoh
  • 2017-10-05

On 11 February 1961, the English-speaking people of Southern Cameroon, in a plebiscite, voted to break away from Nigeria to join the French-speaking Cameroons. More than fifty-six years later, they ...


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History

AFRICAN EXCEPTIONALISM

  • Author : Udoh Udom
  • 2017-09-14

We refer to something as “exceptional” when it is a typical, extraordinary, abnormal, rare or excellent. Exceptionalism, a noun formed from “exceptional,” is usually used by people who think deeper ...


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