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Africa Last Updated: May 17, 2018 - 10:38:16 AM


Africa
Putin bets on Bangui to realise his expansionist dreams in Africa
In addition to the very conspicuous agents of Spetsnaz, the special forces responsible for President Faustin Archange Touadera's personal security and for the protection of his private residences and of ministerial buildings in Bangui

May 17, 2018 - 10:37:02 AM

Africa
Democracy in peril: Burundi’s referendum will cement Nkurunziza’s grip on power
The citizens of Burundi, the small country in Central Africa that borders Tanzania, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, are about to vote in a controversial referendum.

May 17, 2018 - 10:26:44 AM

Africa
Why nuclear power for African countries doesn’t make sense
Over the last few years reports have surfaced of a range of African countries planning nuclear power plants.

May 16, 2018 - 10:51:26 AM

Africa
How Russia Is Displacing the French in the Struggle for Influence in the Central African Republic
Sudden Russian interest in the resource-rich Central African Republic (CAR—the former French colony of Oubangui-Chari) has raised questions regarding Moscow’s intentions in the violence-plagued nation

May 16, 2018 - 10:30:49 AM

Africa
The five-domains update
Angola has been revealed as the buyer of four Super Dvora Mk 3 patrol boats built by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). When the boats were ordered in 2015, IAI only stated that they were going to an undisclosed African country. The high-speed Super Dvora Mk3s will be ‘employed in coastal defence, exclusive economic zone protection and homeland security missions’. The Super Dvora class is currently in service with the navies of Israel, Sri Lanka and Myanmar

May 15, 2018 - 4:02:02 PM

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