Yandex December 18, 2021

Yandex expands its presence in Africa

Yango, an international brand of the Yandex.Taxi service, was launched in Cameroon, the company’s press service and local media reported on December 15. The service operates in two cities at once — Yaounde and Douala. Earlier, on December 9, the Yango app became available in the…
Congo, DR March 9, 2021

Russia Stated Interest in Investments in the DRC

Projects of mutual interest to both Russia and the DR Congo were announced today at the “Investment Opportunities in the Democratic Republic of Congo” business forum. More than 50 Russian and Congolese companies from various sectors stated their interest in cooperating in a number of…
Egypt December 3, 2020

Russian Ambassador Explains Why Direct Flights Were Suspended

In the middle of November, Al-Shorouq, an Egyptian daily, posted an editorial by Emad El Deen Hussein, where he questioned Russia’s demands to acknowledge the crash of Russian Kogalymavia flight 9268 in 2015 as an act of terror. No one challenges Russia’s right to defend…
SDG 17 October 28, 2020

Agreements Signed at Russia-Africa Economic Forum in 2019

It has been one year since the first Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum took place in Sochi. 54 African states attended. According to official statements, the event resulted in documents signed worth over RUB 1 trillion. We presented those officially confirmed on the map below.
Transportation October 1, 2020

KAMAZ Activities in Africa Reviewed

Senegal’s army received its first batch of KAMAZ vehicles, the Embassy of Russia in Senegal reports. On this occasion, we’ve prepared a brief review of Russian company KAMAZ activities in Africa. South Africa After having tested KAMAZ vehicles there in 2016, the Russian company started…
Egypt September 10, 2020

Russian Ambassador to Egypt Georgiy Borisenko Interview Summary

EGYPT — 1Q 2020 Russia-Egypt trade turnover reached only $1 billion; — In 2019 Russian foreign direct investments to Egypt amounted to $7.4 billion; bilateral trade to $6.2 billion; — Transmashholding started the supplies of 1,300 railway wagons to Egypt this June; — Rosatom is…