How to Find African Solutions to African Problems
The problems of the African continent appear too vast for regional solutions alone. But this reality does not mean that the ambition of finding African solutions to African problems should be abandoned. African solutions must remain a guiding principle for the African Union - but the organisation needs more support from its member state governments, writes Aarie Glas in a guest column for allAfrica.
A view of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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