Uganda picks Russia, South Korea to build two nuclear plants with total 15,000MW capacity

bne IntelliNews August 9, 2023

Uganda, rich in untapped uranium deposits, plans to export electricity generated by the NPPs to underserved countries in the region including the DR Congo, South Sudan and Chad.

Putin at 2023 Africa-Russia summit: Wiping debts, donating grain and boosting co-operation

bne IntelliNews July 30, 2023

Russia and Africa can work together to protect national sovereignty and put an end to colonialism, Russian President Vladimir Putin told African delegates at the 2023 Africa-Russia summit in St. Petersburg.

Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Mongolia among top landlocked developing countries for FDI worldwide

bne IntelliNews July 6, 2023

UNCTAD finds 83% FDI received by world's landlocked developing countries channelled into Kazakhstan, Ethiopia, Uzbekistan, Mongolia and Uganda.

African peace delegation's visit to Ukraine marred by controversy and lukewarm response from Kyiv

Dominic Culverwell in Kyiv June 19, 2023

The African delegation’s visit to Ukraine on June 16 to promote peace was embroiled in controversy, while Kyiv met their proposal with a lukewarm response.

Missiles rain down on Kyiv as African leaders arrive on peace mission

Dominic Culverwell in Kyiv June 16, 2023

Explosions were heard across the city as Ukraine’s air-defence leapt into action. Six hypersonic Kinzahl missiles, six Kalibr cruise missiles and two drones were shot down.