Tag: Africa

pandemic-and-hunger-threaten-africa
08

May
2020

Pandemic and hunger threaten AfricaPandemic and hunger threaten Africa

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro… The situation of the new coronavirus on the African continent worsens day after day. Although the pandemic has not yet reached its peak of infection in Africa, the figures remain alarming and without due attention […]

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china-steadily-continues-to-promote-influence-on-african-continent
13

Mar
2020

China steadily continues to promote influence on African continentChina steadily continues to promote influence on African continent

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro… Every day the news about Chinese investments in the Africa are highlighted in newspapers around the world. On the one hand, western critics believe that Beijing is seeking to expand its area of […]

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the-secret-war-in-africa-(part-2)
30

Nov
2019

The Secret War in Africa (Part 2)The Secret War in Africa (Part 2)

Submitted by Steve Brown… The Secret War in Africa (part 1) covered the overall strategic predominance of US military/ NATO bases – some secret – in Africa, and the expansion by private military contractors (PMC) there in aid of corporate and national interests according to the major powers. In Part 2 we examine the geopolitical […]

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the-secret-war-in-africa
28

Nov
2019

The Secret War in AfricaThe Secret War in Africa

Submitted by Steve Brown… The Warsaw Pact may no longer exist, but by contrast the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is expanding its perceived role – the enforcement of western interest – especially in resource-rich Africa.  NATO’s expansion in Africa is intended to assert western corporate influence, where Macron’s France apparently wishes to usurp Germany as […]

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russia-zimbabwe-relations
13

Nov
2019

Russia-Zimbabwe RelationsRussia-Zimbabwe Relations

Submitted by Serban V.C. Enache… Emmerson Mnangagwa, the President of Zimbabwe, visited Moscow in January to secure close economic cooperation with Russia and seek aid. Zimbabwe is currently facing runaway inflation, a shortage of foreign exchange balances, fuel stocks, food, and pharmaceuticals. Mnangawa declared 2019 as the year of “rebuilding,” wants Zimbabwe to catch pace […]

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russia-and-the-african-lions
30

Oct
2019

Russia and the African LionsRussia and the African Lions

Submitted by Serban V.C. Enache… Hosting representatives of all 54 African nations, including 43 heads of state or government, at Sochi, the Russian Federation has not only signaled its return to Africa [since the implosion of the USSR], but its commitment to a heterodox financial model to boot. The gold bugs will be disappointed, for […]

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