Published Since: 2004 Publishing Discontinued: The journal is published regularly Publication Frequency: Quarterly. AR is one of the longest surviving social science journals published by Africans.It is currently indexed at EBSCO, J-Gate, ProQuest, Sabinet and accredited by IBSS and SCOPUS.
From the Publisher
Africa and the UN Security Council Reforms
Jideofor Adibe, PhD
In this issue
In the July/August edition of the journal, we focused on China-Africa relations in what Chinese diplomats like to call the 'new period' - a euphemism for a period of its emergence as a great economic power. We posed and sought answers to a number of critical questions: Will China's desire to find markets for its goods lead to policy options that will do for the continent what decades of the West's engagements have so far failed to achieve Are the Chinese merely using Africa to test their goods as some cynics insist Can Africa capitalise on any 'beautiful bride' status to win concessions from its suitors
In this issue we look at the quest to reform the United Nations Security Council, including Africas position in that quest and pose a number fundamental questions: Is the will to reform the UN-SC there at all Are talks about reforming the UN-SC mere word-mongering Is Africa ............
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South Africa: A Big Brother or the New Imperial Power in Africa?
In the September/ October issue of the journal, we looked at the quest to reform the United Nations Security Council, including Africa?s position in that quest and posed a number fundamental questions: Is the will to reform the UN-SC there at all or are talks about reforming the UN-SC mere word-mongering and empty rhetoric? What kind of geo-political alliances will any quest to offer permanent membership of the Security Council to some African countries throw up in the continent???
In this edition we focus on post-Apartheid South Africa, which has a dominant position in Africa?s political economy. We examine the country?s Africa policies, including its trade policies, and pose a number of vital questions: What is the character of South Africa?s relations with the rest of the continent? Who benefits from its apparently increasing engagement with the rest of the cont............
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