By J. Mangala
During the last decade, Africa’s middle of gravity in international politics has shifted from mere humanitarianism to a strategic view that posits the centrality of the continent as strength and ordinary assets provider, within the struggle opposed to terrorism and different protection threats, and within the globalization of tradition. in addition to those issues, this shift is reflective of 2 defining dynamics. On one hand, political and monetary reforms have contributed to the expansion of democracy, an development within the financial outlook, and the strengthening of local governance. nonetheless, the continuing diffusion of worldwide energy is atmosphere the degree for a brand new foreign order during which Africa will more and more subject. This publication probes the significance and importance of those advancements and their implications for Africa’s diplomacy.
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Africa and the New World Era: From Humanitarianism to a Strategic View by J. Mangala