Essay: Egypt’s role in decolonization of Africa
After independence, Egypt experienced a very trying moment from the cold war that was going on. This caused very adverse effects to Egypt bearing in mind that the country was still young and fledgling into the world of independency.
Under the leadership of Gamal Abdel Nasser, Egypt steered on a fight against colonialist in other parts of Africa by offering a lot of military, financial, and diplomatic advocacy support for instance to Ghana’s Kwameh Nkuruma and Sekou Toure of guinea. This was after the First World War that saw world super powers realign themselves into new alliances the opted for lesser military aggressiveness. This portrayed Egypt as a fighter for African liberation from colonialists.
 Issaka, Souare. Egypt’s Evolving Role in Africa: A Sub-Saharan Perspective. African Security Analysis Programme Institute for Security Studies, Pretoria, South Africa, 2008.