Niger coup threatens Nigeria-Morocco 30bcm gas pipeline project

Ben Aris in Berlin August 2, 2023

A $13bn project to build a gas pipeline connecting giant gas fields in Nigeria to Europe is threatened by the recent coup d'état in Niger.

Putin at 2023 Africa-Russia summit: Wiping debts, donating grain and boosting co-operation

bne IntelliNews July 30, 2023

Russia and Africa can work together to protect national sovereignty and put an end to colonialism, Russian President Vladimir Putin told African delegates at the 2023 Africa-Russia summit in St. Petersburg.

Algeria one of Russia’s top three partners in Africa, Russian President Putin tells counterpart President Tebboune

Ben Aris in Berlin June 18, 2023

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune expressed his expectations for the development of relations with Russia across various sectors, including agriculture, industry and culture during a three-day visit to Russia on June 15.

EBRD 2023: Bank to expand into the whole of Africa plus Iraq

Ben Aris In Samarkand May 18, 2023

The first investments are due to begin in six counties in sub-Saharan Africa in 2025.

ING: World trade to see big shifts and weaker growth in 2023

ING April 21, 2023

World trade has been falling, but we still expect growth to return this year. We do notice large shifts in world trade as advanced economies – especially the US – are diversifying input sourcing.