2 edition of Nigeria"s role in conflict resolution on the African continent found in the catalog.
Nigeria"s role in conflict resolution on the African continent
|Statement||by Lawrence Agubuzu.|
|LC Classifications||DT38.9.N6 A33 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ii, 13 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||13|
|LC Control Number||94213882|
Nigeria (/ n aɪ ˈ dʒ ɪər i ə / ()), officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a sovereign country located in West Africa bordering Niger in the north, Chad in the northeast, Cameroon in the east, and Benin in the southern coast is on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic a is a federal republic comprising 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, where the. 2. Cultural Processes of Conflict Resolution in Ghana Traditional conflict resolution is a structured political, judicial and arbitration mechanism. Traditional leaders play a vital role in local and grassroots communities in relation to socio-economic development and the .
Nigeria’s approach to sub-regional security and conflict resolution in Africa is often seen as inextricably tied to its international role conception by its leaders. 4 This role conception has become the defining paradigm for the country’s foreign policy engagement, and has conferred. Upon his retirement, Cde Mkapa was part of various peace missions across the continent, including the mediation team that helped resolve Kenya’s post-election conflict in
The stakes are high for Nigeria. And, by default, for the African continent and the United States. Recall The notorious “Underwear Bomber” – a year-old, Nigerian male, who boarded a plane bound for Michigan on Christmas Day with enough explosives in his underwear to take the lives of the people, who were on that plane. As Africa’s most populous country, largest economy, and biggest democracy, Nigeria is a bellwether for the continent. National and state elections in were deeply competitive, with scattered instances of violence amid a mostly peaceful process. However, historically low voter turnout signals a deepening distrust in government and institutions.
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Among the immediate challenges facing Nigeria as a leading country in the African continent, is resolving the many conflicts raging on the continent. Nigeria and indeed the entire West African region have devoted considerable human, material, political and diplomatic resources to the resolution of the crises in the sub-region, starting far back.
The role of Nigeria in conflict resolution and peacekeeping efforts in Africa and other parts of the world cannot be overemphasised. The country has contributed more thansoldiers to peacekeeping missions around the world since : Victor Ojakorotu, Adewole Ayodeji Adeleke.
E-mail: [email protected] "This paper examines African conflicts and the roles of the African Union (AU) in conflict resolution, focusing on the recent Zimbabwe and Kenya conflicts. Two conflict and conflict resolution theories: Hobessian. The first is the newly established Africa Union (AU), the organisation launched in to replace the discredited Organization of African Unity (OAU).
The AU has so far displayed a genuine will to resolve African conflicts, unlike the OAU which stood by (with the rest of the world) while Rwanda's genocide unfolded. Nigeria's role in conflict prevention and resolution is not limited to the West African subregion alone; it extends to other sub-regions of Africa.
"Nigeria's contribution to the liberation/ independence of many African countries and to the end of apartheid in South Africa was widely acknowledged within and outside the continent. Nigeria’s role in conflict prevention and resolution is not limited to the West African sub-region alone; it extends to other sub-regions of Africa.
“Nigeria’s contribution to the liberation/ independence of many African countries and to the end of apartheid in South Africa was widely acknowledged within and outside the continent.
However. If you would like to obtain a copy of this Research Output, please contact Hanlie Baudin at [email protected] Abstract Since its transition to democracy inSouth Africa has become increasingly drawn into the resolution of conflicts and the promotion of peace and stability on the wider African continent.
PEACE AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN AFRICA Paper presented by: Hon. Sam K. Kutesa, Minister of Foreign Affairs; Republic of Uganda JICA, Tokyo, Japan June, 2 Introduction The state of peace and security on the African continent remains a pre-occupying phenomenon, with successes and Uganda and DRC played a key role in building confidence.
Settling Disputes in Africa: Traditional Bases for Conflict Resolution. Buma Kor House Publishers Ltd., B.P. Yaoundé, Cameroon. pages. [Forward by Dr. Jean-Emmanuel Pondi, International Relations Institute of Cameroon (IRIC)] As the title suggests, the purpose of this book is to explore traditional African methods of resolving the.
Role of the UN in Armed Conflict Prevention, Management, and Resolution in African Societies Role of the UN in armed conflict prevention, management and resolution in African societies Conflict is an emotional reaction to a situation or interaction that signals disagreement of some kind (Bernard Mayer).
The paper concludes that AU has played very important role in conflict resolution in the region. Egypt, Libya, Nigeria and south Africa various conflict situations on the African continent. Nigeria was the world's tenth largest oil exporter.
The abundant oil reserves resulted in widespread exploitation. The Niger Delta region encompasses about 8% of Nigeria's landmass and is the largest wetlands region on the African continent.
Oil drilling in the region began in the s. Pan-Atlantic University, KM 52 Lekki-Epe Expressway, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos. Nigeria. ABSTRACT: As a continent with all kinds of existing and emerging conflicts, Africa needs to invest hugely in conflict prevention, resolution and management in order to move towards the desired goal of integration, political stability and economic growth.
The African Union (AU), an international organization comprising all 54 independent states in Africa and Western Sahara, was established in May to, among other things, promote regional integration, interstate solidarity, peace, good governance and to enhance the African voice in the global system.
Pan-African organization is like the proverbial forest that has bad trees dotted around its. This study examined the patterns or mechanism for conflict resolution in traditional African societies with particular reference to Yoruba and Igbo societies in Nigeria and Pondo tribe in South.
Conflict is thus as old as humanity. “Conflict” is defined as the underlying issue in dispute between or among parties and “conflict resolution” as the elimination of causes of the underlying conflict.
Conflict resolution in African countries. Africa as a continent is endowed with enough resources to keep the world moving for years.
Keywords: African Union, conflict resolution, peace, intervention, mediation 1. Introduction Conflict is an inevitable part of life and it has recurrent decimal in every political system. As a social problem, it is as old as man and cuts across continents, regions and nations.
Conflict arises in societies as a result of rival opinions, divergent. The sheer size of Nigeria's population - the largest on the continent which rose from million in to over million in gave the country the idea that Africa was its natural. Abstract. Conflicts in Africa have over the years led to loss of lives, displacement of persons and misery in many parts of the continent.
The need to resolve, manage and prevent these conflicts, and equally deal with the socio-economic challenges arising from these conflicts has become a source of worry to African nations including Nigeria, the giant of Africa.
South Africa’s position on the African continent is widely seen to be one of dominance and leadership. No longer subject to the international opprobrium accompanied apartheid, after the democratic transition in a politically unfettered South Africa launched a visionary campaign built around the notion of an ‘African Renaissance’ to restructure continental institutions in line with.
Short off an international embarrassment, the delay has cost Nigeria the leadership role in the agreement on the African continent, coupled with an oscillatory positioning on the economic policy. This book is a must-read for those who want a nuanced understanding of the causes and processes of conflict on the African continent.
Williams's analysis is brilliant and enhances the book's value for students, governments, NGOs - anyone working to promote peace and security in Africa."Reviews: 3."Overall, the book is one of a kind written by African authors on Africa’s problems, written with the clarity, depth and insight that could only have come from some of the finest breed of academic craftsmen in the continent.
Conflict Resolution, Identity Crisis and Development in Africa is an essential reading for scholars and policy makers.