For most Arab countries, Africa remains an enigma: a dark continent as remote as the Arctic Circle. Yes, the Arabs had historical links with East and West Africa — albeit sometimes, it’s not something to discuss. Almost half of the Arab world is in North Africa, which we tend to disassociate from the rest of the continent. However, governments in North Africa share something essential with the rest of the vast and varied continent that is Africa. What happens in Western Africa, East Africa, and the Sahara region directly impacts Arab North African countries.
Source: The North Africa Journal September 30, 2023 17:52 UTC