A warm welcome home from Russia for Guinea’s President Alpha Conde. Tens of thousands of his supporters thronged the capital Conakry on Thursday.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says Africa can trade and engage on its own terms, adding that it is therefore wrong to label initiatives such as the Russia-Africa summit as world powers’ attempt to expand their geo-political influence.
Last week, I led a government delegation to the first Russia-Africa Summit, convened in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent out a strong warning that the law will take its course against those who are implicated in State Capture.
Russia landed two nuclear-capable bombers in South Africa on a training mission on Wednesday, a flight apparently timed to coincide with President Vladimir Putin’s opening of a flagship Russia-Africa summit designed to increase Russian influence.