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Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 52, 2023)

Commentary How the Global South is rediscovering centuries of shared history to challenge Western domination India’s engagement with Africa, backed by the common legacy of a colonial past, aims to create a true multipolar world. Click here to read...

Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 51, 2023)

Commentary China’s de-dollarization message finds a receptive audience in North Africa Earlier this year, three of five countries in North Africa—Tunisia, Algeria, and Egypt—applied to join BRICS, the loose affiliation of Brazil, Russia, India,...

Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 50, 2023)

Commentary President Sisi’s third term will be his biggest challenge—not the upcoming Egyptian election Egyptians head to the polls from December 10-12 to cast their ballots in a presidential election that analysts say is certain to guarantee a...

Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 49, 2023)

Commentary Global Insecurity and Evolving India-Africa Defence Cooperation This institution, over time, educated a generation of Ethiopian military officers from several other independent African nations. Click here to read… Biden’s unfulfilled vow...

Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 48, 2023)

Commentary Africa: China's Past and Present Ties with African Ruling Parties Political analysts and opposition politicians in Africa accuse China of undermining the spread of democracy in the region by propping up entrenched ruling parties and...

Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 47, 2023)

Commentary Can Africa Challenge China’s Stranglehold in Lithium? If Africa wants to reap the rewards from its lithium industry, it must step up its game and learn to tame the Dragon. The flow and pace of the global energy transition may well be...

Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 46, 2023)

Commentary Africa wants to benefit from its lithium boom: it must find ways to tame the dragon For clean and sustainable energy in the future, energy storage systems are becoming increasingly important. And, Lithium-based batteries are anticipated...

Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 45, 2023)

Commentary What Did the 3rd Belt and Road Forum Mean for Africa? There has been much talk of a perceived slowdown in BRI lending, but African leaders are still looking to China to advance development goals. Click here to read… AGOA Forum: Has the US...

Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 44, 2023)

Commentary In Southern Africa, mixed feelings about the plight of Palestine Arabs It is easy to appreciate why, in Southern Africa, attitudes of students, converts, veterans and sympathisers of what one can loosely term ‘liberation politics usually...

Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 43, 2023)

Commentary How India’s Vaccine Industry Will Save Millions of Children in Africa On 2 October 2023, when India celebrated both Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti, there was one more reason to celebrate this year. Click here to read... How China’...

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