Ndubisi Christian Ani is a professional researcher and adviser on International and African Affairs. He is the Senior Regional Advisor on African Security and Strategic Cooperation GIZ-KAIPTC (Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Centre). Dr. Ani has specialty and experience in policy development. His publications and research interest cover issues of governance, democracy, human rights and security, conflict resolution, social cohesion, youth inclusion, and development. Ovigwe Eguegu is a policy analyst at Development Reimagined — an independent African-led development consultancy. Eguegu has a specialty in geopolitics and geoeconomics with particular reference to Africa in a changing global order. His research and policy analyses aim at realizing political, policy, and systemic solutions to address foreign and security issues in Africa.