There are just too many foreign military actors on the continent busy executing their own agendas.
The 2015 Thabo Mbeki report notes that up to US$50 billion is lost through illicit flows out of the continent every year.
Visa and immigration officials at the gates of major embassies seem to have great talent and insatiable penchant for choreographic, inane demonstrations of power.
Morocco is today the second largest foreign investor, after South Africa, in other AU countries. Its also now in a position to grant foreign aid that swings AU votes in its favour.
Right from its inception, the AU has faced problems of member states not paying their dues on time; sanctions should kick in after a country has defaulted two years in a row
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