Communication and African Integration: The Foundation for a United Africa
Communication and African Integration: The Foundation for a United Africa explores the role of communication and the mass media in the attempt to integrate African countries. The book draws on historical as well as current attempts by African leaders to unite the continent and illustrates the centrality of communication in order for these efforts to succeed
about the author
Desmond Tobechi Orjiako is currently a Communication Adviser with the African Union Mission for Somalia (AMISOM). He has also served as Communication Adviser for two years with the Joint UN/AU Secretariat of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region, in Nairobi, Kenya. He attended the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and obtained Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Communication and a Master of Arts in Communication Studies from the University of Nairobi. As the Head of Communication and Information at the Organization of African Unity and later the African Union, he served as the organization’s Chief Spokesperson from January 2000 to November 2005 and became an outstanding strong voice for Africa. His many accomplishments have exposed his hitherto hidden profile as a distinguished African Diplomat, Scholar, and International Speaker.