A mounting gas crisis in Europe caused by Russia’s decision to reduce flows has revived several African gas pipeline projects to take over from the Russian deliveries.
Russia is preparing for the second Russia-Africa summit, scheduled for October-November 2022 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, as it steps up its campaign to move closer to the African countries and pivot away from the West.
Experts from Verisk Maplecroft and Welligence Energy Analytics comment on how North African gas producers might respond as Europe’s energy mix changes.
The recent Russian invasion of Ukraine is having a disruptive economic impact on the MENA region by driving up global wheat prices, which will impose yet more financial burdens on an already cash-strapped Egypt, the world's largest wheat importer.
Bloc’s giant investment offer may appeal to countries worried by Chinese “debt-trap diplomacy”. Beijing warns against geopoliticising infrastructure.