FACTORS AFFECTING THE RESOLUTION OF CONFLICTS BY THE ORGANIZATION OF AFRICAN UNITY

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FACTORS AFFECTING THE RESOLUTION OF CONFLICTS BY THE ORGANIZATION OF AFRICAN UNITY

Abstract:

This study has been undertaken to investigate the causes that under the inability of the OAU to successfully resolve interstate conflicts that have bedevilled the continent of Africa. The study holds the assumption that African states are products of colonial: and as such, most if African conflicts (which are largely dispute over territory) have their root causes in colonialism, A situation has therefore arisen whereby the component states of the African regional system in a constant attempt to redefine their boundaries. The OAU, which is seen as the organizational representation of the African regional system, advocates a maintenance of the status quo, as at the time of indi i ce, as a means of averting claims and counter – claims to the redefinition of boundaries which could lead to chaos, This insistence on the status quo however has not succeeded in preventing the development cf conflicts which have attracted intervention a n d b y external powers. This scenario establishes the fact that the regional system are not only mutually affect ingbutals political phenominaafricanreginalsystemare a c t e upon by forces external to the system. It therefore becomes imperative when analysing intra – African politic: to place it within the larger global context in order to have & more comprehensive understanding of interacting variables that affect the political phenomena being observed.Within this broad framework of sis this study has attempted to investigate the ineffectiveness of the OAU at resolving

FACTORS AFFECTING THE RESOLUTION OF CONFLICTS BY THE ORGANIZATION OF AFRICAN UNITY

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