DR. ALEX AWITI

Vice Provost of Aga Khan University
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Leadership in the age of complexity and uncertainty

The problems we confront are complex, interconnected and emergent.

African child in sordid condition

Human capital central pillar to quest for prosperity, sustainable growth.

Child hunger defies Africa’s economic growth

Growth must be measured in gains in quality of life, not just GDP.

Great journalism key to vibrant, profitable media industry

Uncompromising excellence in writing is the lifeblood of journalism.

Leaders do more than exercise authority

It is about people; it emerges from and is sustained by social influence, not power.

Higher education reform must be driven by dialogue

Of 31 public universities, been little consultation on reforms needed.

Africa-China relationship should be deeper and equitable

Becoming the next global manufacturing hub must be earned.

Caring is the key to ending violence against women

Women in middle, affluent classes abused as those in lower economy.

Fighting pollution is in our own interest

By-product of urban landscapes, is also inextricably linked with climate change.

Poor political reporting creates apathy

Political reporting must illuminate, awaken vibrant civil discourse, not low-brow 'he said, she said'

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