July 2016

Thursday 21 July 2016

 

Ghana Chosen As Venue For 2017 Russian-African Forum PDF Print Email
Thursday, 21 July 2016 16:50 News

Ghana Chosen As Venue For 2017 Russian-African Forum

DyachenkoEBy Kester Kenn Klomegah

MOSCOW, July 21, 2016 (Buziness Africa) -- Acknowledging the huge untapped economic potentials in the relations between Russia and Africa, Ekaterina Dyachenko, the Founder of the B2B Export Group of Companies said in an interview that her company would collaborate with the authorities of the Republic of Ghana in organizing the next Russian-African Forum (RAF) in February 2017 in Accra, capital of Ghana.



Friday 15 July 2016

 

Russia: Looking For A Handshake With Africa PDF Print Email
Friday, 15 July 2016 16:56 Diplomacy

Russia: Looking For A Handshake With Africa

iAforum1By Kester Kenn Klomegah*

MOSCOW, July 15, 2016 (Buziness Africa) -- As already well-known since Soviet days, Russia has pursued a pragmatic policy aimed at enhancing multidimensional ties with the countries of the continent on the bilateral and multilateral basis. Experts say while building mutually beneficial cooperation remains one of the main priorities of Russia, its economic cooperation with Africa has hit stumbling blocks, for example, trade turnover with the countries of sub-Saharan Africa for the period from January to December 2015 was estimated at US$ 3.3 billion.


 

Africa is moving toward a massive and important free trade agreement PDF Print Email
Friday, 15 July 2016 16:43 News

Africa is moving toward a massive and important free trade agreement

By Luke Warford

KIGALI, Rwanda, July 15, 2016 (Washington Post) -- African heads of state and government officials are meeting this week in Kigali, Rwanda, for the 27th African Union Summit. On their agenda will be taking the next steps to establish a free-trade area that would include all 54 African countries — which could be up and running by the end of 2017.



Thursday 14 July 2016

 

Step By Step: Yekaterinburg Holds Forum Aims At Bolstering Russia-African Business PDF Print Email
Thursday, 14 July 2016 16:45 News

Step By Step: Yekaterinburg Holds Forum Aims At Bolstering Russia-African Business

iAforum1By Kester Kenn Klomegah

YEKATERINBURG, July 14, 2016 (Buziness Africa) -- Official government representatives and private individuals from about fifteen African countries attended the IV Russia-African Forum (RAF) held on 11-14 July as part of the INNOPROM-2016 international industrial trade fair in Yekaterinburg (Urals).



Monday 11 July 2016

 

Russian Entrepreneur Ready to Tackle Health Problems in Rural Africa PDF Print Email
Monday, 11 July 2016 16:35 Health

Russian Entrepreneur Ready to Tackle Health Problems in Rural Africa

NatenzonBy Kester Kenn Klomegah

MOSCOW, July 11, 2016 (Buziness Africa) -- A Russian medical research and production company is feverishly looking to export its latest medical technology and equipment to help tackle various health problems such as tuberculosis, malaria, HIV/AIDS and poliomyelitis, among others in remote rural areas of African countries, the Board Chairman of the Russian Agency for Telemedicine, Michael Ya Natenzon told the media in Moscow.


 

Russian Entrepreneur Ready to Tackle Health Problems in Rural Africa PDF Print Email
Monday, 11 July 2016 16:35 News

Russian Entrepreneur Ready to Tackle Health Problems in Rural Africa

NatenzonBy Kester Kenn Klomegah

MOSCOW, July 11, 2016 (Buziness Africa) -- A Russian medical research and production company is feverishly looking to export its latest medical technology and equipment to help tackle various health problems such as tuberculosis, malaria, HIV/AIDS and poliomyelitis, among others in remote rural areas of African countries, the Board Chairman of the Russian Agency for Telemedicine, Michael Ya Natenzon told the media in Moscow.



Sunday 10 July 2016

 

Turkey: Africa's Friend, Compatriot And Partner PDF Print Email
Sunday, 10 July 2016 17:01 Diplomacy

Turkey: Africa's Friend, Compatriot And Partner

TurkPrezANKARA, Turkey, June 10, 2016 (Media Release) -- Over the next days, Turkey's political and business leaders will embark on a historic visit to Uganda, Kenya and Somalia. We will seek to promote closer cooperation with our regional allies, develop solutions to shared challenges and explore mutually beneficial opportunities.


 

Uganda: Russian Firm Speaks Out on Failed Refinery Talks PDF Print Email
Sunday, 10 July 2016 16:34 News

Uganda: Russian Firm Speaks Out on Failed Refinery Talks

By Frederic Musisi and Mark Keith Muhumuza

KAMPALA, Uganda, July 10, 2016 (The Monitor) — Just days after the government announced publicly it had suspended negotiations with a Russian consortium, RT Global Resources, for the development of the proposed 60,000 barrels per day (Bpd) refinery; the consortium has said it is still interested and open to talks for the project.


 

Russian Investors Seek Ghanaian Business Partners PDF Print Email
Sunday, 10 July 2016 16:29 News

Russian Investors Seek Ghanaian Business Partners

news_2_By Kester Kenn Klomegah

MOSCOW, July 10, 2016 (Buziness Africa) -- A number of Russian companies and enterprises have shown high interest in investing some economic sectors especially in agriculture, finance, energy, oil and gas exploration, as well as engaging in export business to Ghana barely more than a month after participating in the Russia-Ghana business forum that was held in May in Moscow.

 



Tuesday 05 July 2016

 

India: Strengthening Ties with Africa PDF Print Email
Tuesday, 05 July 2016 17:00 Experts Policy Center

India: Strengthening Ties with Africa

By Ruchita Beri

INDIA, July 5, 2016 (IDSA) -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to embark on a tour of four African countries – Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania and Kenya – from July 7 to 11, 2016. This is his second tour to Africa. Last year, he had visited Seychelles and Mauritius. His tour also comes on the heels of President Pranab Mukherjee’s and Vice President Hamid Ansari’s visits to several African countries in West and North Africa. The forthcoming visit will add to the number of initiatives that have been taken by the Prime Minister to strengthen ties with African countries.


 

 

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