How France is losing Africa

Ben Aris in Berlin September 4, 2023

France is rapidly losing its influence in Africa as country after country rebel against their former colonial master and rally to the new BRICS bloc.

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.

African peace delegation's visit to Ukraine marred by controversy and lukewarm response from Kyiv

Dominic Culverwell in Kyiv June 19, 2023

The African delegation’s visit to Ukraine on June 16 to promote peace was embroiled in controversy, while Kyiv met their proposal with a lukewarm response.

Missiles rain down on Kyiv as African leaders arrive on peace mission

Dominic Culverwell in Kyiv June 16, 2023

Explosions were heard across the city as Ukraine’s air-defence leapt into action. Six hypersonic Kinzahl missiles, six Kalibr cruise missiles and two drones were shot down.

South Africa's president leads mission to end Ukraine-Moscow war amid scepticism over his partiality

bne IntelliNews June 16, 2023

In a video posted while an air raid alert was still active in Kyiv on Friday morning, a spokesman for the office of the South African president said he had “arrived here safely”.