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Gold to Moscow

Central African Republic, Sudan and Mali are the most lucrative African states for Russia's Wagner Group, according to the 'Blood Gold' report published this week by a consortium o...


Wagner pays cash for digital influence

A leak from the Russian group's propaganda arm reveals payments for videos by West African bloggers and influencers on social media platforms

The Wagner Group has been paying West African social and digital media influencers and broadcasters for videos and blogs attacking France and supporting Russian narratives on the U...

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All quiet on the Wagner front

The Kremlin's mercenaries are still key to Khalifa Haftar's military strength but he has no interest in stirring up yet more trouble

The current hiatus in Libya's civil war means any effects on the Wagner Group's Libyan operations from the crisis in Russia would have been hard to spot. The mercenaries remain the...


Prigozhin tests Putin with an African putsch

Russia's mercenary chief was following Hemeti's playbook in Sudan – but his loss of nerve may have repercussions across Africa

As Wagner's putsch led by mercenary leader Yevgeny Prigozhin unfolded in Russia on 23-24 June, many in Africa saw strong parallels with the bid for power launched by General Mohame...


Kyiv and Moscow give peace mission short shrift

After days of awkward and unproductive diplomacy, the economic consequences of the war will worsen for Africa – starting with the collapse of the grain deal

The African peace mission to Ukraine and Russia has exposed the chasm between the two countries – with Kyiv insisting on Russian withdrawal from its territory and Moscow insi...


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Security row overshadows diplomatic outreach

The ill-fated peace mission to Kyiv and Moscow could set the tone for the Africa summit in St Petersburg in July

The African peace mission to Ukraine and Russia did not recover from a diplomatic row with Poland last Friday (16 June) after a delegation of guards and the media was stopped in Wa...

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