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Author Obasanjo, Olusegun.

Title Africa through the eyes of a patriot : a tribute to general Olusegun Obasanjo / edited and introduced by Mansour Khalid
Published London : Taylor and Francis, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (119 pages)
Contents Cover; AFRICA THROUGH THE EYES OF A PATRIOT; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; Chapter One Democracy and the Military; The Military in Politics; Historical Perspective of Law and Human Rights; Chapter Two Politics, Governance and Leadership; Policy-making in Post-colonial Africa; Chapter Three Economic Development in Africa; On Poverty; Africa and the Politics of International Debt; Private Initiative in the Developmental Process; Chapter Four Security, Stability and Conflict Resolution; Prospects for Peace in Africa; Package Deal for African Security and Stability
Chapter Five African Environment and PopulationImpact of Population and Environment On Development in Africa; Proposed Measures; Chapter Six Africa's Identity in International Relations; Africa's Agenda in the Twenty-first Century; Africa into the Twenty-first Century; The Real Challenges Facing Africa; Chapter Seven Africa -- What Future?
Summary General Olusegun Obasanjo was recently elected president in the first Nigerian free and popular elections held after fifteen years of military rule. Having voluntarily given over his power to civilians in 1979, Obasanjo has since dedicated himself to Pan-Africanism, conflict resolution in Africa, and regional and international cooperation. ""Africa Through the Eyes of a Patriot"" is a collection of his most memorable speeches from the 1980s to the present, touching on issues as varies as democracy and policy-making to human rights and the environment
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Diplomatic relations.
Economic history.
HISTORY -- Africa -- General.
Politics and government.
Social conditions.
Africa -- Economic conditions -- 1960-
Africa -- Foreign relations -- 1960-
Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-
Africa -- Social conditions -- 1960-
Form Electronic book
Author Khālid, Manṣūr, 1931-
ISBN 1136178619