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Why does the African Union defer to Somalia on the question of Somaliland's suzerainty?

Somalia wants to keep power over the largest amount of land that it can, so it will for the predictable future say "no". Countries can accept a self-determination process in a breakaway ...
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Was the recent spate of military coups in Africa done so with either the overt or covert support of the USA?

I can't be bothered to look at all the other "recent" allegations that span 14 years, but it's doubtful the US backed the Mali coup since they newly installed military government kicked the ...
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Why is the Chinese Model of debt financed economic aid more attractive to Africa than West's structural re-adjustment programs?

Misplaced comparison with IMF (alone) aside, in general, the Chinese model has been "successful" (at least as far as disbursing funds) in relation to their Belt and Road initiative, but in ...
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What's the African Union's Plan on accomplishing the Agenda 2063 for transforming Africa?

The African Union is an intergovernmental organisation. Its remit is to allow for the various states in Africa to cooperate to achieve their goals. It facilitates discussion rather than executing ...
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Why has the African Union readmitted Morocco?

Looks like their king has been pushing it for economic reasons since 2000. They still have issues with the AU recognition of Western Sahara, but it seems the economic lure of AU membership has trumped ...
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What interests do Haiti and the AU have in Haitian associate membership?

'[The AU's] constitutive act declares that it shall "invite and encourage the full participation of the African diaspora as an important part of our continent, in the building of the African ...
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Why is the Chinese Model of debt financed economic aid more attractive to Africa than West's structural re-adjustment programs?

IMF is not a development fund so it is not supposed to finance economic development. I don't know what's the idea behind China's policies but I assume they have growth in mind, while IMF has solvency ...
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Why does West Africa seem to destabilize?

It's possible (as it always is of course) that State entities are involved (as seen below especially the likes of China, Russia, France, and the US at least being accused), as to Non-State that's a ...
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