To what extend does globalization impact the Africa continent?
There is increasing concern in Africa for re-thinking sustainable development in the face of contemporary globalization. The various challenges in formulating foreign policy and the sustainability of development under the circumstance are major issues attracting scholarly discourse. Globalization has been described as a game of unequal players. Hence, there are losers and gainers, exploiters and exploited.
These are the characteristics of contemporary international systems where the losers or exploited are supposed to, through their foreign policy play a significant role of influencing the cause of events. Globalization has transformed the conditions under which state power is exercised in Africa.The paper notes the international and domestic variables that contributed to the low level performance of African governments in their foreign policy formulation and implementation.