Somewhat Artificially Created: Essay on Nigeria and Africa's Inherited Burden ebook
by Aliyi Ekineh
Nigeria was created in 1914 during the notorious scramble for Africa immediately following the slave trade
Nigeria was created in 1914 during the notorious scramble for Africa immediately following the slave trade. It was formed by forcibly merging 250 disparate and conquered communities. In this book, Aliyi Ekineh examines the resulting years of strife and civil war between the oil-rich Christian South and the Islamic North, which have plagued the country since the merger, and calls for a separation of north from south, voicing the opinion that the Islamic and Christian communities cannot co-exist in the one country that is the ‘monster Nigeria'. wishing for the South to become a federation of states in its own right, along the lines of the USA or the European Community.
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Almost 40% of sub-Saharan African countries are in danger of slipping into a major debt crisis" according to the Overseas Development Institute, ahead of a major conference on debt being held in London this week. And the relationship between African nations and China is often seen as a significant part of the problem. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has recently warned that Africa is heading towards a new debt crisis, with the number of countries at high risk doubling over the past five years. The World Bank now classifies 18 countries as at high risk of debt distress, where debt-to-GDP ratios surpass 50%.
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