Post Tagged with: "African Union"

The Single African Passport – Curb the Enthusiasm, Challenges Abound

The Single African Passport – Curb the Enthusiasm, Challenges Abound

The concept of continental integration under the African Union with a single African passport comes with some merits and some challenges.

Review – Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism in Africa

Review – Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism in Africa

A valuable title that dissects and analyzes the complex phenomenon that is African terrorism and explains how certain state responses have been counter-productive.

Review – Boko Haram

Review – Boko Haram

This well-informed book explains the colonial legacy that shaped Boko Haram’s historical rise, what divides North and South Nigeria and Boko Haram’s impact on Africa.

Why The African Union Should Be Dismantled And Buried With Gaddafi

Why The African Union Should Be Dismantled And Buried With Gaddafi

Sub-Saharan Africa should be allowed to reconstitute itself into a self-sustaining, organically integrated Unifederation that can address its predicament.

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A Ceremonial Ride into the Sunset for Mugabe?

Robert Mugabe, 91 in February 2015, assumed the chairmanship of the African Union; he may be more concerned about stage-managing his legacy than leading the continent.

Missing in Inaction: Where is the African Peace and Security Architecture?

Missing in Inaction: Where is the African Peace and Security Architecture?

The African Peace and Security Architecture is incapable of resolving crises as it is based on assumptions which are not only false in Africa, but false everywhere.

The Central African Republic – An Artificial State

The Central African Republic – An Artificial State

The CAR is an artificial creation with no great sense of national identity and a history of competition. There will be many challenges to overcome before the CAR sees peace.

Review – Integrating Africa

Review – Integrating Africa

Welz’s comprehensive study reveals that despite the ever-present ambition for an integrated Africa, the perspectives of African states remain divided on the utility of a unified continent.

Fifty Years of African Unity: The Celebration of the African Union in 2013

Fifty Years of African Unity: The Celebration of the African Union in 2013

The celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of African unity brought the ideas of completing the unification of Africa back to the center of the agenda for the African Union.

African Unity at 50: From Non-Interference to Non-Indifference

African Unity at 50: From Non-Interference to Non-Indifference

Vast economic divergences and uneven development across the continent represent a major problem for African unity. Until this changes, the African Union is unlikely to reach its potential.

Ten Years On and Still Under Construction: African Peace and Security Architecture

Ten Years On and Still Under Construction: African Peace and Security Architecture

The APSA has managed to establish itself as the premier African organization. However, dispersed ownership, unfinished or vague security and policy doctrines and scarce resources will continue to hamper the AU from reaching its full potential.

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