Impact Of Globalisation In Africa

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The positive impact of globalisation in Africa According to Toyo (2000) argues that “globalisation began when capital moved from Europe to open up new areas in America and Australia, mostly in the building of rail road systems and agriculture that would be central to the expansion of capitalism”. The essay will be based on the positive impacts of globalisation in Africa. Firstly, the essay will focus on defining globalisation. Secondly, the essay will focus on discussing the globalisation history. Lastly, the essay will focus on discussing the positive impacts of globalisation in Africa. Defining globalisation Kwame cited in Nsibambi (2000) defines globalisation as “a process of advancement and increase in interaction among the world’s countries…show more content…
For example: if one country is lacking in a particular product, they can exchange products with the one that has it. According to Ibrahim (2013) states that “globalisation has eased international trade and commerce, facilitated foreign investment and the flow of capital while calling for greater accountability and responsiveness of leader to their people, globalisation has often pressed African leaders to adopt policies and measures that are diametrically opposed to the feelings and sentiments of vast majority of their people”. Therefore, it can be said globalisation brings wealth and foreign currency. The money is used for health, infrastructure and education. Through globalisation, African countries exchange goods and services. Globalisation increases awareness of the events that are taking part in other African countries. It has also improved the quality of products due to global…show more content…
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