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By Olayiwola Abegunrin

Within the twenty-first century, Africa has turn into an immense resource of US power imports and the world's typical assets. It has additionally turn into the epicentre of the world's lethal wellbeing and fitness epidemic, HIV/AIDS, and one of many battlegrounds within the struggle opposed to terrorism. Africa is now a massive participant in worldwide affairs.

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Since independence, and until the fall of apartheid, Nigeria consistently extended its solidarity and support for the liberation movements in all the Southern African countries. In order to confront the white racist regimes in Southern Nigeria and Liberation of South Africa 19 Africa (in Angola, Namibia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa), it evolved different strategies, especially, to the apartheid government in South Africa. According to Olajide Aluko: Nigeria has since independence taken a number of measures against the Southern Africa, especially in spearheading their exclusion from most UN conferences and agencies, in the field of propaganda against the white regime, and in the provision of material, moral, financial and diplomatic support to all the liberation movements in the Sub-region.

The National Party set up a Special Committee to produce a comprehensive policy document on the philosophy of the minority in government. The Committee submitted a Report that the Africans were not entitled to political and equal social rights with the whites, and that a process of separate development should be encouraged. As a result, several discriminatory laws which laid the foundations for the Bantustan policy were enacted by the white racist regime to disenfranchise the non-whites in South Africa, mostly Africans.

For instance, a Report published by the Commonwealth clearly revealed that apartheid South Africa was strengthened in its pursuit of the inhumane policy through direct or indirect economic and financial cooperation with Japan and the Western powers. Specifically, the Report claimed that: 400 British and United States corporations had investments of over $600 million in South Africa, representing over 12 percent of total investment in that country. It added, “While Japan had annual trade turn over with South Africa of $360 million.

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