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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 …

Why is Russia establishing a naval base in Sudan?

Why is Russia establishing a naval base in Sudan?

Russia’s first overseas naval base since the collapse of the USSR, demonstrates a desire to restore its global naval presence and bolster its geo-strategic foothold in the region, TRT World writes in the article Why is Russia establishing a naval base in Sudan? Russia signed a 25-year agreement with Sudan on Tuesday to establish a naval base in Port Sudan on the Red Sea coast

Georgian sailors captured by pirates return home

Georgian sailors captured by pirates return home

According to InterPressNews Four Georgian sailors, captured by pirates in Africa on February 20, has been released and will return home in the coming days. As InterPressNews was told by the Georgian Maritime Transport Agency, the Agency, …

When climate activism and nationalism collide

When climate activism and nationalism collide

Given the importance of the fight against global warming, the conflict between nationalist narratives and green internationalism could become the dominant political divide of the 2020s

Turkey's soft power

Turkey's soft power

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is on a five-day, four-country visit to Africa this week

Georgian soldiers return from Central African Republic

Georgian soldiers return from Central African Republic

Georgian soldiers who defended international peace and security in the Central African Republic returned home to Georgia late last night. The soldiers of the 23rd Battalion of the II Infantry Brigade were welcomed by their family …

FIFA to give Africa more World Cup slots

FIFA to give Africa more World Cup slots

FIFA president Gianni Infantino promised to come good on a promise to hike Africa's World Cup finals berths to nine or ten during a visit to the impoverished West African state of Mauritania this week. According to …