The intra and inter-ethnic conflicts in Africa generated mainly by the vestiges of colonialism which include resource control, border dispute, etc, has continued to be a source of set back to Africa’s development.
Using empirical data, this paper argues that achieving “the Seven-Point Agenda” would be nearly impossible taking into consideration the current global economic crisis, Nigeria’s looming budget deficits and the volatility of international oil prices.
Violence against women is a perennial issue that have been debated and discussed among media professional, diplomats, civil right activist across the globe.
Crimes are endemic especially those committed by political leaders. Africa is indeed bleeding from crimes such as embezzlement of funds, abuse of resources, human rights abuses, persecution and torture of people, and above all, non-prosecution of persons responsible for crimes committed.
Attempts to resist the marginalisation of African indigenous dialects remain inconclusive due to persistent dissensus in Africa. Thus, this paper examines language barrier as the bane of development in Africa. Data were derived from content analysis of relevant documents, while the discourse was anchored on Darwin’s Theory of Evolution.
In this paper, we examined the African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) aimed at facilitating socio-economic growth and development in Africa in line with the neo-liberal ideology.
This paper argues that the notion that a strong state is the necessary condition for development is misleading and disproved by Nande traders.