Globalization tends to work to the detriment of developing states and has been a powerful tool employed by Northern states with a recent proliferation of modern players.
Through the lens of Kwame Nkrumah, current regional unification efforts by the African Development Bank and the African Union are shown to perpetuate neo-colonialism.
Looking at the example of France and Tunisia, past interference in the political and social life of a country should be considered as a criteria of assessing immigration.
The BRICs have been portrayed as a new paradigm threatening the contemporary liberal world order. Yet, there is also disagreement and competition between BRICs states.
The last colony in Africa, Western Sahara has been locked in a protracted struggle for independence for over forty years.
Although oil is significant for Chinese economic development, the country’s ‘peaceful rise’ advocated as Chinese strategy of development should be called into question.
Africa is experiencing a mobile revolution. Chinese telecommunication companies are playing a significant role in this.
The case of the Tuareg is emblematic to understand the possible detrimental consequences of foreign military intervention.
Kenya must improve transparency, address corruption, and strengthen its institutional infrastructure if it is to avoid joining the long list of states ‘cursed’ by oil.
Concepts like “flauntiness,” though complex and somewhat amorphous, should be engaged with to give models of economic development a new dynamic of pragmatism.
ROs do not provide a credible alternative to the UN because the advantages are far outstripped by serious financial, logistical, and political obstacles they face.
China and Angola illustrate that the geopolitics of energy adversely affect the prospects for development and democracy in energy-exporting states.