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Moscow loses arms advantage

Russia stands to lose its position of supplying nearly half of Africa's arms following the sweeping sanctions imposed in the wake of its invasion of Ukraine. Some of its chief clie...


Brussels eyes African energy as it bars Moscow

Pledge to wean the EU from Russia's gas by 2030 will mean changing policy and stepping up investment in Africa

The launch of the European Union's master plan for energy on 9 March was delayed for a week as the war raging in Ukraine forced officials to rethink their goals. Initially, Brusse...


Pragmatism rules as African states navigate Cold War II

Moscow's clash with the west benefits authoritarians but economic mayhem could trigger a wave of mass protests

Beyond the sweeping international criticism in the UN and other fora of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, African officials fear their region will suffer most from the economic blight ...


Alliances come under heavy fire

Governments across Africa are reviewing ties with Moscow as the international crisis over its Ukraine invasion deepens

Africa is not directly concerned by the Russia-Ukraine war, yet the African Union and a few member states have made their views known loudly, in contrast with their sotto voce resp...

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How Putin revived Moscow's reach

Gas pipelines, mining deals and military business powered post-Cold War relations but now they are at a turning point again

President Vladimir Putin's first visit to Africa in 2006 launched Moscow's renewed push for economic and security ties with the continent. Its success was celebrated at the October...


Senegal's AfCON win boosts Africa's coaches

Hosts Cameroon crashed out in the semi-finals while the Confederation of African Football faces tough decisions on funding and independence from FIFA

As tens of thousands of ecstatic fans crowded on to the streets of Dakar to welcome home Senegal's national team – les Lions de la Téranga – after its defeat of ...


Pandemic hit to growth and trade fuels instability

Recoveries in Africa and South Asia are lagging behind industrial economies in what the IMF calls a dangerous divergence

Several African economies could still take years to recover from the loss in GDP suffered from the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, according to the latest World Bank data.

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