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How world powers are distracting Africa from its development

For years Africa has been known as the continent that goes begging for help to develop. That has led to mounting debts that ultimately cripple economies on the continent. The dream of founding leaders of many African countries especially Ghana’s Dr. Kwame Nkrumah was for Africa to unite as a major force to take control of its developmental agenda. On July 7, 2019 African leaders made history by launching the much talked about continental free-trade zone in Niger’s capital, Niamey. It would be the world’s largest free trade area uniting…

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First ever Russia-Africa summit opens in Sochi

The first ever Russia-Africa summit has opened in Russian city of Sochi with Russia displaying its military prowess and what it could offer Africa. All 54 African states have sent representation to this summit with most African leaders attending the meeting, according to Kremlin advisor Yuri Ushakov. The two-day event is welcoming more than 3,000 delegates from across Russia and Africa to discuss various issues  from nuclear energy to mineral extraction. Before Wednesday’s opening Russian President Vladimir Putin met with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi who is also the chairman…

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