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 an immense resource of US power imports and the world's ordinary assets. It has additionally turn 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 a tremendous participant in international affairs.

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Many saw this as the beginning of a rivalry for the leadership of the African continent between Nigeria and a free South Africa. ”2 The article went on to state that the crisis in Nigeria had shifted the respect of the international community from Nigeria to South Africa. The issue of permanent seat for Africa in the United Nations Security Council, which is of much interest by the Africans, has particularly caught the imagination of the proponents of Nigeria–South Africa rivalry. The many years of political crises and military rule in Nigeria provided an opportunity for comparisons of the “transition programmes” of the two countries, with Nigeria come out worse off.

80 The former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria and Thabo Mbeki of South Africa have been leading the African Union and the developing countries by pressing for debt cancellation and forgiveness from their Western creditors, the IMF, and the World Bank. However, it has been an Achilles heels, and uphill task to persuade Western leaders and international financial institutions to cancel the debts which was estimated to be about $2 trillion, however, some of it were forgiven at the Gleneagles Summit of G8 in July 2005.

U. 35 During the Nigerian Civil War of 1967–1970, it became clear that the apartheid 14 Africa in Global Politics regime in South Africa aided the secessionist Biafra in its struggle for the dismemberment of Nigeria. ”36 Consequently, Biafra received military, logistic and propaganda support from South Africa apartheid regime. This further enraged the Nigerian military government to the extent that after the civil war, the government resolved to continue intensifying its struggle against apartheid South Africa.

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