South Africa’s AGOA challenge

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A strategic foreign policy shift is needed – Phumlani Majozi

In the aftermath of the AGOA summit, South Africa must rethink its foreign policy approach to ensure AGOA’s success. While the USA seeks to strengthen AGOA, South Africa’s inconsistent foreign policy threatens its membership. Recent missteps regarding Israel have strained relations with Western allies. To maintain AGOA benefits, South Africa must align its foreign policy with US interests and promote a balanced approach that’s not anti-West or anti-Israel, as a failure to do so could jeopardise its membership.

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