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By Heather Deegan

In the publish Sep 11 worldwide atmosphere Africa is status at a crossroads in overseas affairs because the mixed problems with politics, faith and defense allure renewed curiosity. whereas a few nations appear to be relocating ahead with higher degrees of self belief, democracy and balance, others remain mired in clash, poverty and religious/ethnic department.

This textual content specializes in key modern matters that the continent faces, offering a accomplished creation of present political, non secular, developmental and protection issues.

Features include:

  • Individual chapters dedicated to key matters together with health and wellbeing, gender, corruption, faith and the newly rising difficulties of human defense.

  • Case studies and exact research of topical matters, including:

    • Muslim/Christian clashes: Kano, Northern Nigeria

    • Conflict, palms and Reconstruction: Darfur and Sierra Leone

  • Comprehensive variety of nations discussed together with: Zimbabwe, Botswana, Kenya Ethiopia, Uganda, Lesotho, Somalia, Namibia and Madagascar.

  • Fully up to date statistics together with basic learn in keeping with interviews performed by way of the writer, offering facts for either person nations and the continent as a whole.

  • Boxed descriptions explaining essentially the guidelines in very important topic parts, corresponding to Islamic legislations and society

By drawing at the author’s empirical learn and situating dialogue in the context of wider debate, Africa at the present time is designed either to introduce and to enhance a deeper knowing of this quickly altering continent a vital textual content for all scholars of African politics and foreign Relations.




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