Research Papers/Topics in History And Diplomatic Studies

Nigeria’s Technical Aid Corps Engagement in The Gambia, 1987-2012: A Neglected Aspect of Nigerian Foreign Relations

Nigeria’s Technical Aid Corps (TAC) is one of the major planks of the Nigerian foreign policy constructed to complement the nation’s traditional diplomacy. Under its platform, Nigerian educational and cultural talents have been showcased to the world particularly in the African, Caribbean and the Pacific regions. The chapter falls in love with The Gambia of the West African sub-region due to the under representation of this aspect in the historical narrative of the bilateral relations bet...

Religious Tolerance in The Gambia, 1965-2016: Lessons for Nigeria

The Gambia christened the “smiling coast of Africa” is home of hospitality and religious tolerance. Arising from decades of peace its ethnic and religious elements enjoyed the country has continued to attract foreigners as tourist state. The concern of this paper is not so much with aquatic status of The Gambia as a tourist state, but how its’ Christian and Muslim groups has been able to maintain peace. The emphasis of the paper is on Christianity and Islam, because Afric...

The Role of African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA) To strengthen cooperation between Ethiopia and America

The introduction of AGOA has also created an opportunity for the export of additional products like textile and apparel as well as leather products.Ethiopia’s utilization of the opportunity is still too low to claim the realization of AGOA’s objective of bringing economic growth and development as well as integration to the regional and global economy satisfactorily. In terms of utilization of the AGOA’s opportunity, there is a lack of diversity across sectors: the textile and le...

Ethiopia and Russia Diplomatic and Historical Relation

The strategic pillars of Ethiopia’s foreign policy positioning globally, regionally, and locally are based on the principles of respect for national sovereignty, non-alignment, pursuance of mutual benefits and the creation of peaceful environments conducive for internal and regional development and progress. These policies have yielded dividends for the country in terms of safeguarding its national interests economically, politically, diplomatically, and militarily, which are the out...

Ethiopia and German Relation: political, economic, cultural and developmental

Ethiopia and Germany have had productive diplomatic relations for years now. Germany offers the fifth largest market for Ethiopia’s export which is in the range of 200 million Euros. The country exports agricultural products, mainly coffee and textiles to the German markets, and imports medicine, machinery, and pharmaceuticals. At the same time, more than 35 German companies have invested in Ethiopia’s horticultural sector, transport industry, logistics, and pharmaceutical industry. Germa...

Ethiopia and China 50 years of Diplomatic Ties

Both China and Ethiopia are countries with a long history, ancient civilization, and splendid culture. The exchanges and friendship between the Chinese and Ethiopian people can be traced back to ancient times. According to historical documents, since the Chinese Qing and Han Dynasty, which is about the first Century A.D, ancient China had already established some indirect contacts with Axumite kingdom and other African civilizations through the Balkh in Eurasia and Parthia in the Persi...