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Arms trade treaty timetable

December 2006: Argentina, Australia, Britain, Costa Rica, Finland, Japan and Kenya author Resolution 61/89, ‘Toward an arms trade treaty: establishing common international stan...


Towering trade

As Africa’s trade with China continues to top its trade with the United States and former colonial powers, African bankers are calling for a united African front. Standard Ba...


Ready, able and unlikely

Officials at Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) are playing down reports that the government is mulling a naval escort for its ships facing the threat of piracy in the...


The Bulldozer arrives

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak (aka “Bulldozer”) secured Pyeongchang’s 2018 Winter Olympic bid on his trip to Durban, South Africa, that began 6 July. He then signed deals on...


Smart partnerships

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Abdul Razak inaugurated a coordinated attempt to strengthen economic ties with Africa by hosting the first Malaysia-Africa Business Forum on 18 J...


You can pick your friends

The India-Japan joint Africa summit highlights an evolving network of new partnerships seeking to strengthen development, trade and political ties with African countries. Countries...


The charge for Africa

New Delhi’s second India-Africa summit seeks to reinvigorate trade and diplomatic ties with allies in Eastern and Southern Africa

India– which held its second India-Africa summit in Addis Ababa on 24-25 May – is challenging China’s previously unparalleled reach across the African continent. The Asian hypereco...


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 (Justic...


Spinning and sowing

Bangladeshi companies will be the next Asian businesses scouring African countries in pursuit of land. With a growing population, rapidly disappearing arable land and rising food p...


From Dakar to Durban

Tokyo has a global policy agenda and it sees Africa, with more than 50 countries and UN votes, as a valuable ally

Japan played a diplomatic blinder in Dakar in May, collecting not just a sackful of goodwill but solid sub-Saharan support for two of its key international priorities – action on c...


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