AFRICA



Africa to host its first UN Civil Society Conference

The 69th UN Civil Society Conference will be held in Nairobi and will be attended by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, Kenyan President William Ruto and about 2,000 representatives of NGOs, educational and scientific institutions and governments, TASS reports photo: www.reuters.com “For the first time, the conference will be held in the Global South. 70 percent out of the 2,000 participants, representatives of NGOs, are Africans, and 41 percent of them are young people,” Head of the UN ...

08.05.2024
Africa , UN

Africa’s first monument dedicated to USSR victory in Great Patriotic War to be unveiled in Zimbabwe

... memorial exposition,” Mr. Muzawazi said. “Africa well remembers that it was ... the fight against colonialism in Africa, which explains its place on ... is that the decolonisation of Africa has not yet been completed ... said. “There are islands around Africa that still belong to Great ...

02.05.2024
Africa , monument , USSR , Great Patriotic War

Niger plans to revoke Canadian company’s uranium mining license

Ecofin agency reported that the government of the Republic of Niger is going to revoke the license to mine uranium ore from the Canadian company GoviEx, TASS reports photo: www.reuters.com It is noted that since the Canadian company was issued a mining license in 2015, Niger is still awaiting the promised start of uranium ore mining there. The authorities have said they will revoke the license if production does not begin by June 3rd, 2024. In line with Article 39 of the Niger Mining Code, the ...

23.04.2024
Niger , Canada , uranium , Africa

Libya tops oil production in Africa

... become the first country in Africa in terms of oil production ... the top oil producer in Africa: 1.24 million barrels per ...

19.04.2024
libya , Nigeria , Africa , oil

South Africa has highest number of millionaires in Africa

The Republic of South Africa ranks first among African countries ... information is provided in the Africa Wealth Report 2024 by the ... people make a fortune in Africa and then move to other ... and 33 billionaires have left Africa over the past decade. Most ... in the Republic of South Africa, 102 people with a fortune ... are 342 people living in Africa who have a fortune of ...

18.04.2024
Africa , millionaires , billionaires , Republic of South Africa

Canadian company mined 9+ tonnes of gold in Africa in Q1 2024

... gold in five mines in Africa, with the largest Loulo-Gounkoto ... tonnes of gold from Kibali – Africa’s largest mine complex, located ... 40 tonnes of gold in Africa this year.

18.04.2024
Africa , gold , Canada , extraction

Field of battle and co-operation

... future belongs to Africa. The time of Africa has come.” During ... the Sahara Desert in North Africa and the fertile savannahs ... after Paris’ failed policies in Africa. As predicted by experts, shortly ... over the situation in West Africa and the Sahel. The ... implement a containment strategy in Africa proposed by George Kennan in ... struggle for the influence in Africa will continue to grow. ... continent meets the interests of Africa as well as the ... . Our country has approached Africa not as a new colonialist ...

18.04.2024
africa , co-operation , confrontation

Industry Minister: Belarus to refocus 25% of its machinery exports to African market by 2030

... : Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, South Africa, and others. We have set ...

17.04.2024
Africa , industry

Belarus’ Ambassador to Kenya: East Africa is developed market with international business standards

East Africa is a developed market with ... Kenya, the region in East Africa for which I am responsible ... should look towards Kenya, East Africa. It is a developed market ...

16.04.2024
Kenya , Ambassador , Africa

Botswana to use AI in search of new diamond deposits

... will be conducted. Botswana is Africa’s leader in diamond production.

15.04.2024
Africa , Botswana , diamond , AI

Car assembly facilities to open in Nigeria

At a launch ceremony of Nigeria’s automotive industry development plan, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment Doris Anite said the country plans to start assembling cars on its territory, TASS reports Photo: www.freepik.com Doris Anite noted that Nigeria is capable of producing cars on its own, adding that the country ‘has enough raw materials and does not lack knowledge, an extensive sales market and a car production plan are also available’. The country plans to focus on motorcycles, ...

11.04.2024
Africa , Nigeria , cars

Expert explained why Africa slipping away from Western influence

Africa is raising its head and ... noted, “According to many experts, Africa is slipping away from the ... the West that is missing Africa, but Africa itself that is simply ... members of the United Nations. Africa was shaken by many events ... , but of the whole of Africa, came to them with blood ... Soviet Union had not collapsed, Africa would have risen much earlier ... have been the years of Africa, and the West understood this ... host’s question of why Africa is actively raising its head ...

03.04.2024
Africa , West , expert

Botswana threatened to send 20,000 elephants to Germany

The BBC Broadcasting Corporation, citing German media, reported that the President of Botswana, Mokgweetsi Masisi, threatened to send 20,000 elephants to Germany after the German government announced its intention to impose stricter limits on the import of hunting trophies, TASS reports PHOTO: WWW.FREEPIK.COM Mokgweetsi Masisi stated that Botswana ‘would like to make a gift to Germany’ and added that the intention to send 20,000 elephants to Germany ‘is not a joke’. Mr. Masisi also noted, “ ...

03.04.2024
Botswana , Germany , Africa , elephants

Belarus increased exports to Asia, China and Africa in January

... exports to Asia, China and Africa in January – as informed by ...

21.03.2024
Asia , Africa , china , exports

The South Pole of attraction

... for capital attraction. Now, Africa is becoming such a centre ... uranium. The Republic of South Africa, Madagascar, Malawi, Kenya, Namibia, ... continent. Economic diplomacy in Africa is of particular importance for ... government held the 1st Italy–Africa Summit. The international meeting ... development of co-operation with Africa — the Mattei Plan — presented ... outcome of European initiatives in Africa. Thus, on February 3rd, ... , colonies, hegemony and exploitation. Africa can become the ideological core ...

12.03.2024
Belarus , Africa , co-operation , economy , geopolitics

Expert explained how co-operation between Belarus and Africa will develop in 2024

... of Belarus’ co-operation with Africa In his talk with Alfa ... are currently taking place in Africa demonstrate that the states there ... interests were being ousted from Africa. There was a trend of ... to supply agricultural machinery to Africa, since it is much needed ...

02.02.2024
Africa , Belarus , russia , china , europe , Belyaev , opinion

Media: Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso quit ECOWAS

Despite pressure from leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to restore constitutional rule, the leaders of Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso announced today that they are leaving the organisation, Reuters reports photo: www.reuters.com The organisation previously suspended the membership of three countries following military takeovers. “In a joint statement, the countries said ECOWAS had moved away from the ideals of its ‘founding fathers and the spirit of Pan-Africanism ...

29.01.2024
Africa , Niger , Mali , Burkina Faso , ECOWAS

Khodzhaev: Belarus will help African countries in healthcare sector development

Belarus will help African countries in the development of their healthcare sector – as stated by Healthcare Minister Aleksandr Khodzhaev in his talk with the Belarus 1 TV channel When appointing Aleksandr Khodzhaev, the Head of State drew attention to the need to develop exports of services, including helping African countries to properly form their healthcare systems. "I did not have to start from scratch in this regard. Delegations have worked out all aspects of co-operation, there are ...

29.01.2024
healthcare ministry , Khodzhaev , Belarus , Africa

Aleinik on programmes implemented jointly with African countries

... of multifaceted co-operation with Africa in the field of agriculture ...

22.01.2024
Aleinik , Belarus , Africa , co-operation

Quarter of global population hopes for more peaceful 2024, the poll shows

The overall results of a global survey of respondents across 40 countries showed that 26 percent of the planet’s population expect the year 2024 to be more peaceful against almost 40 percent who expect the opposite – a more turbulent year, RIA Novosti reports Photo: www.freepik.com The study says 26 percent of the population expect a more peaceful 2024, while 39 percent expect a more turbulent time. Almost all the remaining (29 percent) expect the same as before. Thus, concerns are definitely ...

12.01.2024
USA , Africa , Europe , West , CIS

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