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Moscow's goals are global not local

President Putin's backing for authoritarian regimes in West and Central Africa bolsters his confrontation with France and the EU

The Kremlin is working hard to diversify its influence in Africa and involve more of the Russian state in it, as far as international sanctions imposed after the invasion of Ukrain...

How manganese pipeline helps the ANC

The ruling party's ambivalence on Ukraine reflects its parlous finances as well as its internal feuding and ideological posturing

A transparency law on political party funding has embarrassed the ruling African National Congress by revealing its links to Viktor Vekselberg, a Russian oligarch under global sanc...

Moscow's missing tankers

As Russia seeks to evade western sanctions on oil and gas exports, mystery surrounds the fate of two super-tankers loaded with 4.2 million barrels of Russian crude oil that were sc...

Diplomacy on ice

Pretoria’s position on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is complicating its economic and political relations

The international argument over how to respond Moscow's invasion of Ukraine played out, with some diplomatic grace, when Germany's Chancellor Olaf Scholz visited President Cyril Ra...

War offers Ramaphosa more options

African mining and energy companies move into new markets and try to steer around sanctions on Russia

Moscow's invasion of Ukraine and western sanctions complicate strategy for some South African mining companies but other African companies are benefiting as Europe scrambles for al...

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