Kenya shaping up to reap a demographic dividend
27 Nov 2012 |
tags: corruption, demographic dividend, Kenya
But violence born of poverty and ethnic rivalries demand that leaders look beyond their own political agendas.
Matteo Ricci: an encounter of civilisations
18 May 2010 |
tags: China, Christianity
Four hundred years ago, an Italian Jesuit introduced China to the best of the West.
The faith of the Irish
30 Jan 2008 |
Secularization is taking its toll in newly-prosperous Ireland but there are young voices speaking up again for the old values.
The MercatorNet IdeaFest Burying multiculturalism
7 Jul 2006 |
Experience around the world shows that building societies upon post-modern tolerance instead of old-fashioned respect just doesn't work.
Rewriting the book about African development
29 Jul 2005 |
The world needs a deeper philosophical approach towards development policy if we are to deal with the crushing problems of Africa.
The hidden side of Ireland’s success
1 Jul 2005 |
Ireland has become one of the richest countries in Europe, with multinational flocking to take advantage of its generous tax rates and educated workforce. But there is a downside.