Africa

Iran restarts production in West Africa

Iran restarts production in West Africa

An Iranian car company has restarted production at a plant in Senegal, West Africa, in a story of perseverance in the face of substantial political and economic challenges

Russia likely to deliver Sputnik V jab to Africa free of charge

Russia likely to deliver Sputnik V jab to Africa free of charge

The Russian Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine is likely to be supplied to African countries free of charge, CEO of the Russian Direct Investment Fund Kirill Dmitriev told the Rossiya-1 TV channel on Sunday. "The first batches are likely …

Azerbaijan sends 100,000 vaccines to African countries

Azerbaijan sends 100,000 vaccines to African countries

Organization of Turkic States has sent 611,200 doses of coronavirus vaccine to Burkina Faso and Togo, according to the Turkish Foreign Ministry. According to the information, the shipped vaccines were allocated from Turkey (200,000 …

Biden to host summit of African leaders

Biden to host summit of African leaders

U.S. President Joe Biden’s top envoy signaled the U.S.’s intent to revitalize its long-neglected relations with Africa, where it has steadily been losing influence to China and other global powers. "Too many times, the …

Erdogan: Turkey’s cooperation with Africa not short-term

Erdogan: Turkey’s cooperation with Africa not short-term

Turkey never looks at cooperation with African countries as short-term, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday. Recep Tayyip Erdogan was speaking at a news conference at the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul before departing …

Will Turkey steal competitive advantage from China in Africa

Will Turkey steal competitive advantage from China in Africa

On Aug. 14, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hosted Guinean President Alpha Conde at the hilltop Vahdettin Mansion in Istanbul. One of the former residences of the last Ottoman sultan is currently used as Erdogan's main office for the Asia side of Turkey's largest city

Deadly Marburg virus discovered for first time in west Africa

Deadly Marburg virus discovered for first time in west Africa

Health authorities in Guinea have confirmed one death from Marburg virus, a highly infectious haemorrhagic fever similar to Ebola, the World Health Organization says. It marks the first time that the deadly disease has been …

Eco-imperialism: the West's new kind of colonialism

Eco-imperialism: the West's new kind of colonialism

Globally, there is a movement to remove the residues of Western imperialism from all quarters of society. Throughout the world, monuments dedicated to Western explorers and statesmen are being toppled

Shaping Agenda for the Second Russia-Africa Summit

Shaping Agenda for the Second Russia-Africa Summit

Ahead of the upcoming second Russia-Africa summit, scheduled for October-November 2022 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the Coordination Council established under the aegis of the Secretariat of the Russia-Africa Partnership Forum (RAPF), has held its …

Is the US pushing Russia out of Africa?

Is the US pushing Russia out of Africa?

Sudan wants to renegotiate an agreement with Russia to establish a naval base. Kamran Hasanov, a political observer for Vestnik Kavkaza, examined how dangerous this is for Russian interests and who is actually squeezing Moscow out of Africa. …

Putin sends Africa Day congratulations to African leaders

Putin sends Africa Day congratulations to African leaders

Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent congratulatory messages to heads of African states and governments, noting that African countries have reached significant successes in economy and social sphere, Russia’s Special Presidential Envoy …

Lidia. African dreams in the State Museum of Oriental Art

Lidia. African dreams in the State Museum of Oriental Art

On January 27th, the State Museum of Oriental Art presented the art exhibition “Lidia. African dreams.” The retrospective exhibition is dedicated to Lidia Arkhipova. It includes about 30 pictures by the artist. The …