• 05 December, 2022
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Africa plays important role in India’s foreign policy: EAM Jaishankar

New Delhi, Jul 19 (PTI) The African continent plays an important role in India's foreign policy outlook and the two-way engagement has seen a major upswing in the last eight…

India plans to strengthen its partnership with Africa in various Areas : Shri Piyush Goyal

India plans to strengthen its partnership with Africa in four areas to fulfil aspirations of both the countries. First area is solar power, this will help bring clean energy, energy…

VP Naidu calls for exploring India-Gabon cooperation in green energy, health and agriculture

Libreville (Gabon), Jun 1 (PTI) India attaches utmost priority to its relationship with Africa, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has said, as he called for stepping up bilateral cooperation in…

West African leaders set deadlines for ‘recalcitrant’ coup-hit states

By Cooper Inveen ACCRA (Reuters) -West Africa's main political and economic bloc said on Friday it would give Mali's military transitional government 12 to 16 months to arrange elections and…

The Chinese Checkers in the Middle East

China has emerged as a force to reckon with in the Middle East after quietly pursuing its strategic, economic and security objectives for decades while expanding the tentacles of its…

By Anil Trigunayat

Taiwan to host Somaliland ministers in Africa diplomacy push

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan will host a high-level delegation from Somalia's breakaway Somaliland region this week, the government said on Monday, as the island pursues diplomacy in Africa in the…

A Russian Scramble for Africa

The demise of Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, the overthrown President of Mali,  on 16 January 2022 brought focus back on the military coup in Mali. The military coup had tried to…

By Gurjit Singh

Guinea Bissau president survives W. Africa’s latest coup attempt

By Edward McAllister OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Cheering crowds welcomed Guinea Bissau President Umaro Sissoco Embalo's election victory in 2020, but his opponents alleged fraud. When he was sworn in before…

Exclusive-U.S. to lift travel curbs on eight African countries – White House

By David Shepardson (Reuters) -The Biden administration will lift travel restrictions on eight southern African countries imposed last month over concerns about the fast-spreading COVID-19 Omicron variant, the White House…

Pfizer set to oust AstraZeneca as top supplier of COVID-19 shots to poor nations

By Francesco Guarascio BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Pfizer and BioNtech are set to displace AstraZeneca as the main suppliers of COVID-19 vaccines to the global COVAX programme at the start of…

China Comes Calling in Africa

The Forum on China Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) had its 6th ministerial meeting on 29-30 November in Dakar, Senegal. The meeting was coordinated between Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi and Senegal's…

By Gurjit Singh

‘Extreme’ vaccine discrimination risks leaving Africa behind – report

By Tommy Wilkes LONDON (Reuters) - Africa has little chance of overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic unless 70% of its population is vaccinated by end-2022, yet "extreme vaccine discrimination" is leaving…