By Olayiwola Abegunrin
In this twenty-first century, Africa has turn into a major resource of the United States’ power imports and the world's average assets. It has additionally turn into the epicenter of the world’s lethal health and wellbeing epidemic, HIV/AIDS, and one of many battlegrounds within the struggle opposed to terrorism. With Nigeria and South Africa prime the continent, Africa has turn into a tremendous participant to be reckoned with within the international affairs.
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79 The pervasive African conflicts and the need to resolve them present a real challenge to Nigeria and South Africa as the two major powers in the continent. Both countries as the regional powers have huge stakes in maintaining peace and security in their volatile subregions, and in Africa as a whole. Both countries share strategic stakes in conflict resolution, management, and prevention in Africa. 1057/9780230623903 - Africa in Global Politics in the Twenty-First Century, Olayiwola Abegunrin Nigeria and Liberation of South Africa 25 as a whole.
1057/9780230623903 - Africa in Global Politics in the Twenty-First Century, Olayiwola Abegunrin 18 Africa in Global Politics Moral and Material Support for the South African Liberation Movements Since the establishment of the Special Fund of the OAU for the “Coordinating Committee for the Liberation of Africa,” known as the African Liberation Coordination Committee, in 1964, Nigeria contributed enormously to this Fund. The country not only substantially increased its contributions to the Fund since 1970.
31 The Bill was unanimously passed by the House of Representatives. In a similar manner, the Nigerian press echoed the sentiments of the Nigerian government and people against apartheid policy. Following Nigeria’s independence and subsequent membership of the United Nations, Nigeria occupied a central role in the decolonization of Africa, especially the struggle against racist apartheid regime in South Africa. Initially Nigeria adopted a conservative and conciliatory approach to the racial issue in Southern Africa.