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    Dilemma of Governance in Africa: Concluding part!

    Thirdly, the motivation of external factors in crisis ridden regions of Africa still leaves some questions unanswered. In most cases, rebels as well as government formations are usually armed by external countries with varied interests in the situation. For instance, how can a country like Russia continue to arm militias and rebels in Africa and still turn around to cry foul on humanitarian crimes or genocides.

    How can the advanced economies intervene only in countries with crude oil or diamonds or other forms of natural resources, leaving the African Union to cope with “economically unimportant” countries? This to me is another form of hypocrisy and sycophancy and requires attention.

    How long will Africa continue in poverty and underdevelopment in the face of natural abundance? How long till our leaders realise that our current approach to life could be likened to archaic practises in advanced countries.

    How long till Africans realise that civilization started out right here?
    How long till failed leaders like Charles Taylor go public and renounce their own actions in true repentance and remorse?
    How long till we have another Nelson Mandela in Africa? We wait.

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