The African Union compares well to other continental unions. It accomplishes more than the Commonwealth or the Francophonie.
Many countries across the Global South, particularly those in Africa, are currently in the throes of fiscal crises. The Third World must re-imagine a path out...
Judging by the first summit in 2014, this one can also be expected to produce some concrete outcomes.
The equal partnership focus is worthy, though perhaps a subtle response to Africa’s neutral stance on the Russia-Ukraine war.
The G20 is more representative, and African Union membership would provide direct access to the world’s largest players.