African Journal of
Political Science and International Relations

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pol. Sci. Int. Relat.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0832
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPSIR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 382

Full Length Research Paper

Barotseland and the advocacy for statehood: A case entailing the complexities of statehood and state recognition in public international law

Ancietos Mwansa
  • Ancietos Mwansa
  • Department of Politics and Administrative Studies, School of Social Sciences, Mulungushi University P. O. Box 80415. Great North Road Campus, Kabwe, Zambia.
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  •  Received: 20 July 2017
  •  Accepted: 18 September 2017
  •  Published: 30 November 2017

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