Tag Archives: Africa

How Europe Can Work with Africa Amid the Global Scramble for Vaccines

China is poised to reap geopolitical gain via vaccine diplomacy if Europe does not prioritize Africa.

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Why India is Accused of Subverting the UN Charter

In a series of articles, a Pakistani magazine, MATRIX MAG, is reproducing parts of the EU DisInfo Lab report to explain how one member of the United Nations indulged in disinformation, slander, and fake news against another member.

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Trans-Asian Railway: Gateway for South and Southeast Asia

Trying to be a regional power on its way to being a global one, India is turning a blind eye to the fact that while Eurasia is a reality mainly because of BRI. The time of world leaders, global or even regional powers dominating others is vanishing and a multipolar world is in the making.

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How Europe is Losing the Great Power Competition in Africa

European activities in Africa risk unwittingly drifting onto territory contested by the US and China on their own terms.

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How Illegal Mining is Driving Local Conflicts in Nigeria

Criminal networks fuel community violence in a bid to exploit untapped mineral deposits in the North West where around 80% of mining is carried out illegally and on an artisanal basis.

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Resetting Europe-Africa Relations in Post-COVID Era

Covid placed a pause on the formal renewal of relations between Europe and Africa, but it has also brought new focus to old questions.

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What Drives Turkey’s Growing Influence in Africa?

Turkey has managed to avoid becoming embroiled in many of Africa’s local political quagmires. Instead, it came with a strong commitment that focused on direct aid, infrastructure and transportation projects, as well as mutually beneficial economic partnerships.

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Has Counter-terrorism Become a Profitable Business in Nigeria?

Despite massive expenditure by the Nigerian government over the past decade, counter-terrorism operations by security forces have achieved limited success and the country is still ranked on the Global Terrorism Index as one of the states most affected by terrorism. Is the problem one of bad policy, strategy and tactics, or is corruption in the leadership ranks of the security …

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Pressure Grows on Africa to Take Back its Migrants

Europe’s focus on returns risks destabilizing receiving countries and aggravating the root causes of migration.

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Should Africa Back World Trade Organisation Reforms?

Proposed changes could make an already unbalanced multilateral trading system even worse for developing countries.

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