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Vol 3 (AAC) No 1

Published 1st November 2009


Seoul brothers

On 23-25 November, Seoul continued with the summitry programme it started in 2006, which gives African countries and their resources a privileged place in its hierarchy of foreign policy goals. Following the principle that frequent face-to-face meetings lead to improved relations between countries and premium access to natural resources, South Korean President Lee Myung-bak promised the guest of honour, Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade, that South Korea would double its foreign assistance to Africa in the next three years.

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