September 2016

Friday 30 September 2016

 

Inadequate Knowledge About Investment Opportunities Holds Back Russian-African Engagement PDF Print Email
Friday, 30 September 2016 14:10 Experts Policy Center

Inadequate Knowledge About Investment Opportunities Holds Back Russian-African Engagement

ShirtlessBy Kester Kenn Klomegah*

MOSCOW, September 30, 2016 (Buziness Africa) -- For more than two decades, Russia has been struggling to regain its Soviet-era economic influence, but such efforts have hit stumbling blocks which policy experts and Russian authorities themselves admittedly attributed to inadequate knowledge of investment and economic possibilities in Africa.



Wednesday 21 September 2016

 

“The Journey to Significance Starts from Within!” PDF Print Email
Wednesday, 21 September 2016 12:30 Society

“The Journey to Significance Starts from Within!”

ike_amadi_1MOSCOW, Sept 12, 2016 (Buziness Africa) -- Ike Amadi is a fiercely passionate and energetic young Nigerian whose vision in life is to inspire others to do something to better themselves and their communities. He is a graduate of computer engineering from the Moscow Power Engineering Institute. Ike has served in several leadership capacities and is currently the president of Students for Christ, a vibrant group charged with transforming today’s youths into trustworthy dedicated leaders.



Monday 19 September 2016

 

Zimbabwe: Sekeramayi Tells Media Zim May Be Interested in Russian Jets and Copters PDF Print Email
Monday, 19 September 2016 12:24 News

Zimbabwe: Sekeramayi Tells Media Zim May Be Interested in Russian Jets and Copters

MOSCOW, Sept. 19, 2016 (New Zimbabwe) -- Zimbabwe may be interested in acquiring Russian artillery, fighter jets and helicopters being showcased at the on-going Army-2016 international military and technical forum near Moscow, Defense Minister Sydney Sekeramayi told Sputnik Wednesday.



Saturday 17 September 2016

 

Ghana-Russia Agree On Nuclear Energy Cooperation PDF Print Email
Saturday, 17 September 2016 14:06 SciTech

Ghana-Russia Agree On Nuclear Energy Cooperation

PhotNBy Patience A. Gbeze, GNA
ACCRA, Ghana, Sept. 17, 2016 (GNA) - The Ghana-Russia Permanent Joint Commission for Cooperation (PJCC), has welcomed the agreement on cooperation in the field of the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes signed on June 2, 2015, in Moscow.



Friday 16 September 2016

 

Africa: The US-Africa Business Forum: Assessing Progress and Considering the Stakes PDF Print Email
Friday, 16 September 2016 14:04 Diplomacy

Africa: The US-Africa Business Forum: Assessing Progress and Considering the Stakes

Obama-In-AfricaBy Amy Copley and Amadou Sy

WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 16, 2016 (Brookings Institution) — Two years after the first U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit and Business Forum brought together U.S. and African CEOs in addition to heads of state and government, the U.S. will convene a second U.S.-Africa Business Forum on September 21, 2016 in New York City.



Wednesday 14 September 2016

 

EAC Seeks Extension on Signing Trade Deal With Europe PDF Print Email
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 14:03 Investment

EAC Seeks Extension on Signing Trade Deal With Europe

By Athuman Mtulya

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, Sept 14, 2016 (The East African) -- The East African Community (EAC) heads of state have pushed the date for the final decision on the bloc's commitment on the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with European Union to January next year.



Tuesday 13 September 2016

 

Africa: Donors Pledge $30 Billion to Boost Agricultural Sector PDF Print Email
Tuesday, 13 September 2016 14:03 Agriculture

Africa: Donors Pledge $30 Billion to Boost Agricultural Sector

By Clea Broadhurst

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 13, 2016 (RFI) -- African farmers will benefit from commitments of more than $30 billion that have been made, by African leaders, development banks, the private sector and international donors, at the African Green Revolution Forum, which took place in Nairobi this week.



Saturday 10 September 2016

 

China and the New Scramble for Africa PDF Print Email
Saturday, 10 September 2016 00:00 Experts Policy Center

China and the New Scramble for Africa

MugPinBy Lovemore Ranga Mataire

HARARE, Zimbabwe, Sept. 10, (The Herald) -- Decades after European powers parcelled out Africa for their own imperial needs, the continent is once again at the centre of a struggle for influence among emerging and economically advanced powers jostling for a strategic opportunity to exploit resources.

The EU, United States, China, India, Japan and Russia have in recent years emerged as the major contending powers with huge interests in Africa.



Monday 05 September 2016

 

Scoreboard: China 5.0, Russia 0.5 PDF Print Email
Monday, 05 September 2016 10:34 Diplomacy

Scoreboard: China 5.0, Russia 0.5

CstoryRBy Kester Kenn Klomegah*

MOSCOW, Sept. 05, 2016 (Buziness Africa) -- Lack of credit support and investment guarantees from the Russian government and financial institutions have been cited as the major impediments for Russian companies willing to invest in the African continent. These setbacks have culminated in the world’s biggest country by size lagging behind such economic powerhouses as the United States and China in expanding a footprint in Africa.


 

 

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