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Eritrea March 22, 2022

26 out of 54 African countries didn’t vote for the UN resolution condemning Russia’s actions in Ukraine

On March 2, 2022 the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution demanding that Russia immediately stop the special military operation in Ukraine and withdraw its troops. Almost half of African countries did not vote for the UN resolution. Eritrea voted against the resolution. 17 countries…
SDG 17 May 28, 2021

The report «China – Russia Bilateral Cooperation in Africa» was presented by the Russian International Affairs Council and the IISS of Peking University

The round table with the participation of Russian and Chinese experts took place on 25 May in Moscow. “The key…

SDG 17 April 8, 2021

FPRI Discusses Russia’s Growing Influence in Africa

Although Russia and China are evidently working together on certain issues in Africa, the general difference between their approaches is clear. Chris Miller, Director of the FPRI’s Eurasia Program and Samuel Ramani, DPhil candidate at the University of Oxford’s Department of Politics and International Relations…
SDG 3 March 19, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Campaigns in Africa

By mid-March 36 African countries have received COVID-19 vaccines and 24 of them had already launched vaccination campaigns. Most of the countries use AstraZeneca/Oxford, which is rolled out through COVAX. Recently South Africa, Guinea-Bissau, the Democratic Republic of the Congo have suspended the use of…
Medicine January 9, 2021

79% of Africans Would Consider Taking a Vaccine

According to the latest research by the Africa CDC (Centres for Disease Control and Prevention) and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 79% of Africans would consider taking a COVID-19 vaccine if it were deemed safe and effective. This attitude contrasts great from…