Africa in Global Politics in the Twenty-First Century: A by Olayiwola Abegunrin

By Olayiwola Abegunrin

Within the twenty-first century, Africa has turn into a big resource of US strength imports and the world's common assets. It has additionally develop into the epicentre of the world's lethal future health epidemic, HIV/AIDS, and one of many battlegrounds within the struggle opposed to terrorism. Africa is now an incredible participant in worldwide affairs.

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The ANC subsequently launched a full-scale liberation war on the apartheid regime in the 20 Africa in Global Politics mid- 1970s. Nigeria was approached for humanitarian assistance, which it gladly provided. 64 Nigeria’s unflinching support for the liberation movements in Angola, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe, had a domino effect on the liberation struggle in South Africa. ”65 Consequently, in the spirit of its decolonization policy, Nigeria embarked on intensive and continuous efforts to convince both the ANC and PAC on the necessity to form a united front in order to confront their common enemy, the apartheid government in South Africa.

Since the end of the South African institutionalized racism in 1994, and Nigeria’s triumph over protracted military dictatorship in 1999, these two major African powers have been consolidating their strategic and economic partnership for the development of their respective subregions and for Africa as a whole in this twenty-first century. Chapter 2 Nigeria and South Africa in the Global Forum In unity, we lost nothing, but our economic chains; indeed, in unity we gain many things, including economic independence, and the welfare of our entire peoples.

After more than three centuries (1652–1994), which witnessed one of the most brutal and damaging racist political system in modern times, South Africa is not yet a normal and stable society. While the transition period presided over by Nelson Mandela was surprisingly peaceful and promising, the period of transformation away from what is still a white privilege society is bound to be more difficult and controversial.

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