Will Turkey steal competitive advantage from China in Africa

On Aug. 14, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hosted Guinean President Alpha Conde at the hilltop Vahdettin Mansion in Istanbul. One of the former residences of the last Ottoman sultan is currently used as Erdogan's main office for the Asia side of Turkey's largest city

Shaping Agenda for the Second Russia-Africa Summit

Ahead of the upcoming second Russia-Africa summit, scheduled for October-November 2022 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the Coordination Council established under the aegis of the Secretariat of the Russia-Africa Partnership Forum (RAPF), has held its …

Is the US pushing Russia out of Africa?

Sudan wants to renegotiate an agreement with Russia to establish a naval base. Kamran Hasanov, a political observer for Vestnik Kavkaza, examined how dangerous this is for Russian interests and who is actually squeezing Moscow out of Africa. …

Putin sends Africa Day congratulations to African leaders

Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent congratulatory messages to heads of African states and governments, noting that African countries have reached significant successes in economy and social sphere, Russia’s Special Presidential Envoy …

Why is Russia establishing a naval base in Sudan?

Russia’s first overseas naval base since the collapse of the USSR, demonstrates a desire to restore its global naval presence and bolster its geo-strategic foothold in the region, TRT World writes in the article Why is Russia establishing a naval base in Sudan? Russia signed a 25-year agreement with Sudan on Tuesday to establish a naval base in Port Sudan on the Red Sea coast

Georgian sailors captured by pirates return home

According to InterPressNews Four Georgian sailors, captured by pirates in Africa on February 20, has been released and will return home in the coming days. As InterPressNews was told by the Georgian Maritime Transport Agency, the Agency, …