Towards a New Pax Africana: Building peace in Africa

Post-colonial Africa has lived through an age of extremes. Since 1960, about 40 wars have resulted in over 10 million deaths and spawned more than 10 million refugees. Ali Mazrui, the foremost academic prophet of Pax Africana1, was one of the earliest analysts to articulate the need for Africans to take on the responsibility of keeping, building and consolidating peace on their own continent.

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Adekeye Adebajo

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