Articles by Stephen Mbogo

Joint African Force Nears Reality

NAIROBI - In the expansive, sun-baked desert of Sudan's western region of Darfur and across the border to Chad, the African Union (AU) estimates that 400,000 people have died since January 2003, when the continuing armed conflict started. In 36... Read More

Wounded NEPAD

NAIROBI, Kenya -- The zealous display of patriotism by President Robert Mugabe's administration may appear to benefit thousands of landless black Zimbabweans who are now able to own a chunk of property that once belonged to someone else. Ethnic... Read More

Branching Out

Technology is proving to be a goose that lays golden eggs for Africa. Trends being adopted in Africa are catalyzing the continent's social, economic and political development. What remains to be seen is how soon and fast Africans can... Read More

Going Ga-Ga Over AGOA

It is being described as an "ocean of thanks," a "great phenomenon" and "unbelievable opportunity" given to Africa by the United States. The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), initiated by the administration of former President Bill Clinton, is... Read More

Building a Better Banana

In a new wave similar to the overwhelming interest the Internet and mobile telephony have excited among African youth, biotechnology farming is spurring grown-up farmers eager to increase their farm crop production efficiency and volumes. In Kenya's Nyanza, Mount. Read More

Switched on Kenya

NAIROBI (Kenya) -- Tucked away within the mountainous savannah land inhabited by the Maasai community in Kenya is a square-shaped one-story building, among the many semi-urban structures dotting the Narok town, a semi-urban center signifying the result of Maasai's Read More

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