Regional Integration in Africa
Bridging the North-Sub-Saharan Divide
Publication Year: 2011
Published by: African Books Collective
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Chapter 1 - The Myth and Reality of the North Africa Versus Sub-Saharan Split in the Nile Basin
Many assumptions about the relationship between North Africa and the rest of Africa need to be revisited. One such assumption is that North African and Sub-Saharan states interact with each other as two groups or blocs, or at least with a certain level of harmony within each group...
Chapter 2 - Mauritania The Unstable Bridge Between North and Sub-Saharan Africa?
Th e African continent – perhaps more than any other continent – is subject to many divisions, including geographic (north, west, east, south) geo-linguistic (e.g. Francophone, Anglophone, Lusophone) and geopolitical (e.g. Horn, Great Lakes, Sahel) classifications. The division of the continent along the Saharan desert...
Chapter 3 - Desertec A Testimony for Deliberate Divide of the African Continent
As the debate on the second (or 21st century) scramble for Africa intensifies, a significant manifestation of it is unfolding in the energy sector. With the international consensus coalescing around the imperative to turn to renewable sustainable energy, Africa is, yet again, becoming a theatre of intense activity...
Chapter 4 - North African Studies in South Africa A Research and Policy Agenda
How is North Africa perceived in the South African research and academic institutions? What are the issues at the top of its research agenda? What approaches, methodologies and resources are used? Th is chapter analyses how North Africa is researched in Sub-Saharan Africa in general and South Africa...
Chapter 5 - Afro–Arab Cooperation and North Africa
The pattern of interactions between sub-Saharan (Black) Africa and the Arab World, particularly North (Arab) Africa, dating back many centuries, is full of contradictions. The Arabs have played three major roles in developments in sub-Saharan Africa and, indeed, Africa: firstly, as accomplices in the African slave...
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Page Count: 226
Publication Year: 2011
OCLC Number: 830165940
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