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By Olayiwola Abegunrin

In this twenty-first century, Africa has develop into a major resource of the United States’ power imports and the world's common assets. It has additionally develop into the epicenter of the world’s lethal healthiness epidemic, HIV/AIDS, and one of many battlegrounds within the struggle opposed to terrorism. With Nigeria and South Africa major the continent, Africa has turn into a big participant to be reckoned with within the worldwide affairs.

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It added, “While Japan had annual trade turn over with South Africa of $360 million. 1057/9780230623903 - Africa in Global Politics in the Twenty-First Century, Olayiwola Abegunrin 18 Africa in Global Politics Moral and Material Support for the South African Liberation Movements Since the establishment of the Special Fund of the OAU for the “Coordinating Committee for the Liberation of Africa,” known as the African Liberation Coordination Committee, in 1964, Nigeria contributed enormously to this Fund.

Obasanjo became the President of Nigeria on May 29, 1999, and Thabo Mbeki was elected as the second democratic President of South Africa in June 1999. Thus, the end of the decade marked its uniqueness of the dictatorship in Nigeria and the racist apartheid system in South Africa, and for a new era of Nigeria–South Africa relations from the end of the twentieth to twenty-first century. From 1999, Nigeria-South Africa relations entered a new era characterized by a succession of many positive developments.

84 Conclusion Nigeria’s external behavior has hinged on Afro-centric policy rooted in the struggle against colonialism, imperialism, racial oppression and apartheid system in Africa generally, and Southern Africa in particular. 1057/9780230623903 - Africa in Global Politics in the Twenty-First Century, Olayiwola Abegunrin 26 Africa in Global Politics Nigeria’s unwavering commitment particularly toward the total decolonization and liberation of Southern Africa has been variously exhibited in all international fora.

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