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Title:Civitas dei Africana: realising the African political dream
Author:Bentsi-Enchill, KwamenaISNI
Periodical:Zambia Law Journal
Geographic term:Africa
Subject:political stability
Abstract:The author aims to stimulate discussion, to evoke collaboration in the task of searching for and achieving consensus on some of the institutional arrangements needed for the present African states. Parts of the article: 1. Perspectives - 2. Approaches to the establishment of stable political order (conditioning factors; the quest for national unity; the challenge from factors of social, educational and economic retardation; reducing arrogance, corruption and the influence of wealth; the problem of political parties; the civil service, police and armed forces; local government and rural transformation) - 3. The traditional troika - the executive, legislative and judicial organs (the heading of state; headship of government; the legislature; fundamental human rights; the courts; political education; relevant internationalism) - 4. Concluding observations.