oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - African responses to the debt crisis: the relevance of public international law
|Article Title||African responses to the debt crisis: the relevance of public international law|
|© Publisher:||Institute of Foreign and Comparative Law|
|Journal||Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Law, University of Swaziland|
|Publication Date||Jul 1990|
|Pages||139 - 161|
|Keyword(s)||African countries, African debtor states, Debt, Debt rescheduling, Developing countries, Indebtedness, Public international law and Sub-Saharan Africa|
The purpose of this article is to examine the international legal aspects of African indebtedness. It addresses the various international responses, both African and otherwise, which have evolved in relation to the debt position. Furthermore, the article considers what norms of general international law may be invoked in a bid to resolve this important contemporary problem facing Africa and the international community.
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