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Vol 4 (AAC) No 8

Published 1st June 2011


Leading lights

Construction companies, traders, clerics and teachers are part of Turkey’s new wave of engagement in Africa

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government is ratcheting up its African diplomatic offensive, touting the ‘moderate Islamism’ of the ruling Adalet ve Kalkinma Partisi (Justice and Development Party, AKP) and seeking to boost trade ties across the continent.

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