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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...


Navigating through the fog of cold war

Only one national cause defines policy in Algiers and Rabat – and it isn't Ukraine

For Algeria and its ally, the Polisario Front, as for their bitter rival Morocco, a 'national cause' remains their main preoccupation. For Algeria it is independence of the Saharan...


Ramaphosa weighs the cost of Moscow's war

Backed by Russia during the liberation struggle, the African National Congress struggles to find a 'neutral' stance on the Ukraine war

On the scale of economic gains and losses, a quick end to the Russian war on Ukraine would be in South Africa's, and much of Africa's best interest. If that fails to materialise, S...


Danger looms for the UN in Mali

The future of the UN peacekeeping mission is in question – European troops are leaving and evidence is emerging of abuses by the national army and Wagner

A cloud of anxiety hangs over the leaders of the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali as they navigate a hostile military government, tumultuous developments in the Sahel and the geopol...


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