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AU 2063 APSA and No Teeth to Bite

By Todd M Price MBA

Mar 22, 2023

By Todd M Price MBA

The lack of teeth to bite for APSA has implications for peace and security on the African continent (Jalloh, 2016). The persistence of conflicts on the African continent has led to the loss of life, displacement of people, and destruction of property (Aning, 2015). This has hampered economic development and hindered the achievement of AU's Agenda 2063, a strategic framework for the socio-economic transformation of the African continent.


The delay in the operationalization of the ASF has limited APSA's ability to effectively address conflicts on the African continent (African Union, 2013). The ASF was intended to be a multidimensional force capable of addressing conflicts on the African continent, but the delay in its operationalization has limited its effectiveness. The lack of resources and funding has also limited APSA's ability to address conflicts prompt