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Kazakh Goal to Continue Assisting Africa


ASTANA, Kazakhstan, March 19, 2016 (Astana Times) -- Kazakhstan’s continued institutional development assistance to African countries was greatly appreciated during the 26th African Union (AU) heads of state and government assembly, the country’s foreign ministry said in a Feb. 1 press release. A Kazakh delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister Yerzhan Ashikbayev participated with observer status.

Saturday, 19 March 2016 15:14

Japan-Africa Summit Gives Continent New Leverage

KenJap1By Elizabeth Sidiropoulos and Neuma Grobbelaar*

SOUTH AFRICA, August 28, 2016 (SAIIA) -- When the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) was launched in 1993 by Japan in co-operation with the World Bank, the United Nations and the UN Development Programme, it was the first such initiative of one country seeking to deepen its partnership with Africa.

Sunday, 28 August 2016 00:00

Assessing Russia's Relationship With Africa

Moscow_Zaiser_N_ucMOSCOW, August 13, 2016 (Buziness Africa) -- Over the past two decades, Russia's efforts to regain its Soviet-era influence in Africa have achieved little success because "times have changed significantly, for example, a new economic and political environment, new emerging challenges, new competitive conditions and new bases for cooperation," according to Nataliya Zaiser, a Public Policy Advisor at Squire Patton Boggs Moscow office covering Russia, the Eurasian Union and Africa, and also the Chair (Head) of the Africa Business Initiative.


Saturday, 13 August 2016 09:42

Foreign Players Realizing the Potential of Africa’s Economies

David-Picture_Shanghai_2016_WASHINGTON, October 18, 2016 (Buziness Africa) -- The African Development Bank estimates show that 21 African countries are expected to grow above 5% in 2016. And an additional 19 countries are projected to grow at between 3% and 5%. Africa is not falling apart. African economies are resilient! Africa is still the second fastest growing destination in terms of foreign direct investments, second only to the Asia-Pacific region.

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 00:00

Japan pledges to invest $30bn in Africa

AbeAfricaNAIROBI, Kenya, August 27, 2016 (Al Jazeera) -- Japan will invest $30bn in Africa over the next three years, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged at a summit in Kenya.

Starting this year, Japan will make a $10bn investment in the continent's infrastructure development, focusing on electrical power, urban transport systems, roads and ports, Abe said at the Saturday opening of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD).

Saturday, 27 August 2016 00:00
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