Contemporary Development Problems of Southern African Countries

Dr. Andrey A. Tokarev (Institute for African Studies, Moscow, Russia);
e-mail:, Dr. Alexandra Arkhangelskaya (Institute for African Studies, Moscow, Russia); e-mail:

The panel’s aim is to discuss contemporary problems of the region’s countries. Special emphasis
is supposed to be given to the following questions:
- analysis of the internal political situation in the countries of Southern Africa on the eve of/after presidential and parliamentary elections; political balance, development of civil society, interethnic relations;
- status and prospects of bilateral and multilateral cooperation of Southern African countries
(SADC); bilateral cooperation of South Africa and Angola;
- internal and external economic and political relations of the countries of Southern Africa.