The purpose of this paper is to critically appraise an article entitled “The Myth of Neo-colonialism.” The author of the article is Tunde Obadina. The central theme of the article is to provide a clear, basic and well-illustrated of the legacy of colonialism and the myth of neo-colonialism. However, the article pays particular attention to African political structure, social and economic developments as well as modernization. The article portrays this and traces the development of the African societies before and during and after the colonial era. The article uses argues the reasons behind the colonization in the African societies as well as its merits and demerits.
This timeline followed by the author leaves out decades worth of information on how the relationship became volatile. The following chapter then begins to talk about the conquerors and conquests of Africa. Not only did this not follow chronological order but this also changed topics from a topic of capital to a cultural topic. This could easily confuse
Following the introduction, Chapter 2 is organised into two parts. The first part presents the review of the general theory of firms’ internationalisation and the theoretical perspectives underpinning this present study. The second part of the chapter review relevant literature pertaining to the internationalisation process of EMNCs. Chapter 3 present the study background, the historic evolution of Nigerian economy starting from independence, the sectorial overview and the position of the Nigerian outward foreign direct investment is also discussed. Chapter 4 present the research methodology of the study, the rationale for case selection and the methodological approach for data collection and data analysis is also discussed in this chapter.
However, some countries benefit more from trade and as a result, this research is to study the impact globalization have on international trade in sub-Saharan African countries. The benefits and losses and the strategic measures they can put in place to benefit more from international trade to increase the wellbeing of their people. References Ajayi, I. (2003). GLOBALIZATION AND QUITY IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA.
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.
Globalisation and its Impact on Africa Kgomotso Ramabetha “If you don’t like someone’s story, write your own”1. In the African context this might be true, however, questions that might arise are: how do we tell our story when it seems like we losing our identity as Africans? How do we develop when our development is not defined the African way, by Africans? How does Africa become a global leader when we have not differentiated ourselves from the rest and how has globalisation contributed to Africa? Joseph Stiglitz defines globalisation as “the closer integration of the countries and peoples of the world which has been brought about by the enormous reduction of costs of transportation and communication, and the breaking down of artificial barriers to the flows of goods, services, capital, knowledge and (to a lesser extent) people across borders”2.
Chapter three covers the case study of Germany-Tanzania trade. In this part will evaluate nature and source of the emergence of trade relations between the countries. It will also summarise about the contribution of Germany FDI in Tanzania. Furthermore, the part will identify the impact of the trade to development of Tanzania and lastly present the findings obtained from the trade between the two countries. Chapter four shall provide policy recommendations towards better performance of trade between them while chapter five will provide a general conclusion of the whole
This chapter attempts to expatiate the theoretical foundations, discourses, and approaches which are used in this study. It begins with the elaboration of discourse in development, its foundations and debates, sustainable development and cultural dimension in development, particularly from the view of Economic Anthropology. Nevertheless, the elaboration extents to the discussion on poverty alleviation in development, including microfinance discourse: its role, glories and critics. Meanwhile, specific attention will be given to the elaboration of development approach which is based on a bottom-up approach where a cultural dimension is inevitable to be included in the development plan and policy. In this context, Indigenous knowledge
Obviously, regional economic integrations played a vital role in promoting world trade in terms of both quantity and quality of goods and services traded. In light of persistent political and economic problems in Africa, regional economic communities can play a major role in solving some of the basic economic and political challenges that Africa is facing right now. When economies of countries are intertwined through a number of joint projects, there are a number of advantages that come along with it. As a result, RTAs have been proliferating in Africa in the past half a century. This rapid increase in RTAs reflects the increasing involvement of African countries in international trade.
The positive impact of globalisation in Africa According to Toyo (2000) “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 purpose of this essay is to explore the positive impacts of globalisation in Africa. Firstly, the essay will focus on overviewing the definition of globalisation in Africa by different authors. Secondly, the essay will focus on discussing the history of globalisation. It will further discuss the positive impacts of globalisation in Africa.