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China launches Industrial Cooperation Fund to assist Africa's Development

Africa-1By Miroslav Atanasov

CHINA, February 11, 2016 (CCTV) -- The first week of this year saw the official launch of the China-Africa Industrial Cooperation Fund to assist Africa's development. The fund was jointly founded by the China Foreign Exchange Reserves and Export-Import Bank of China.

Read more... Thursday, 11 February 2016 14:18
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Russia's Soft Power Becomes Softer in Africa

PutinBy Kester Kenn Klomegah

MOSCOW, January 23, 2016 (Buziness Africa) -- Absolutely, Russia has no image problem on the continent of Africa, thus it has considered not very important to prioritize media cooperation and the use of soft power in its foreign policy towards Africa. But over the years, experts have suggested for Russian officials to use the power of the media to inform the political and business elites about the progressive developments in Russia, its emerging economic opportunities and to improve it's soft power among Africans.

Read more... Saturday, 23 January 2016 13:58
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Five Myths About Chinese Investment in Africa

By Deborah Brautigam

J’BURG, South Africa, December 06, 2015 (FP) — Santa Claus arrived early in South Africa — on a Chinese jet. This week, Chinese President Xi Jinping signed multiple business deals and brought offers of billions in new grants, loans, export credits, and investment funds as African leaders met for the sixth Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, a triennial extravaganza that showcases development and security issues of concern to Chinese and African leaders.

Read more... Sunday, 06 December 2015 11:58
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Russia: Attempting a Bridge to Africa

LavrovZumaBy Kester Kenn Klomegah*

MOSCOW, November 11, 2015 (Buziness Africa) -- While Russia's interest in the sub-Saharan Africa is nothing new, Russian authorities have realized that it’s time to move back primarily to reclaim its economic footprints and to find old Soviet-era allies, but that step comes with new challenges especially from other foreign players and the changing internal political and economic conditions in Africa.

Read more... Wednesday, 11 November 2015 14:14
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The Global Struggle for Africa: Are There Any Chances for Russia?

iKenyaHornsBy Olga Kulkova*

MOSCOW, October 30, 2015 (IAS, RAS) -- In the global "struggle for Africa" Russia is sadly far from outpacing its competitors. In terms of stringency of strategic outlook and activeness, the country is seriously lagging behind China, US, EU, India, Brazil. Each of the players has its interests in Africa and means to realize them.

Read more... Friday, 30 October 2015 09:22
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In India, it’s time for Africa!

logo-conceptBy Constantino Xavier*

WASHINGTON, October 28, 2015 (John Hopkins) -- This week New Delhi hosts the third India-Africa Forum Summit with delegations from all African states, more than 40 of which represented by their heads of state or government. It’s the largest diplomatic conclave the Indian capital has hosted in more than thirty years.

Read more... Wednesday, 28 October 2015 09:44

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