Analysis of African Citizenship
The leaders of all the African states were tired of their people not being equal to other countries, and were so disrespected, that they created their own government. The Founding Charter of the Organization of African Unity is a document that laid out all of the declarations they used to start their government. The leaders intended to create a better life for their people. This analysis identifies the key factors used that made African citizenship. The five things that made the African government were unity of freedom, respect, commitment, equal rights and protection.
The people of Africa believed everyone had the right to live their life freely, and the way they wanted. At that time in history the people of Africa were tired of being taken away as slaves to other countries. They sick of feeling like they were not respected as people should have been. The head of every state came together to make a change by creating their own declaration for their own country. They organized all of these states to come together to do control their own future. According to the African Unity, “it is the inalienable right of all people to control their own destiny,” (Founding Charter of the Organization of African Unity 1). The leaders of Africa decided it was time to take control of their freedom.
The people of Africa believe that citizenship requires respect for everyone. During this time in history people of Africa finally realized it was time to get the respect they deserve. They were tired of not feeling important in their own country. It was time for the people to have the right to live the way they wanted to and had to fight for their respect. The rights of freedom, equality, justice, and dignity gave them the respect they deserve. These leaders were “Conscious of the fact that freedom, equality, justice, and dignity are essential objectives for the achievement of the legitimate aspirations of the African peoples,” (Founding Charter of the Organization of African Unity 1). The leaders of Africa made sure citizens were given rights so they could be respected.
The people of Africa believe that every citizen has to commit and buy into freedom and respect. It was remarkable how the leaders of Africa agreed to come together and discuss how solid their country has to be in order to become successful. They were so inspired that people from every state came together to agree on one set of running every state the same way. They were dedicated to make a change for their country. The leaders of Africa were “Inspired by a common determination to promote understanding among our peoples and cooperation among our states...