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Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 45, 2022)

Welcome to Africa Now, your weekly newsletter for Africa, presenting the most important developments in the continent - news that matters. COMMENTARY DefExpo 2022 paves the way for a new golden era of India-Africa defence cooperation The DefExpo...

Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 44, 2022)

Welcome to Africa Now, your weekly newsletter for Africa, presenting the most important developments in the continent - news that matters. COMMENTARY A new chapter in India-Africa relations? The size and health of India’s US$3.5 trillion economy...

Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 43, 2022)

Welcome to Africa Now your weekly newsletter for Africa, presenting the most important developments in the continent - news that matters. COMMENTARY Indo-Africa: The Rising Relationship The foreign policy of India is visible from the increasing...

First Russia-Central Asia Summit: A Reflection of Deep Connect between the Two Regions

Background During the ongoing Ukrainian crisis, Russia’s relations with its near abroad, namely the Central Asian region, have been put to test. Central Asian Republics (CARs) have maintained a middle-ground approach, neither opposing nor supporting...

Stopping the Third World War

The noted scientist Albert Einstein was quite puzzled when he was asked about the horrifying and dreadful impact of the World War 3 (WW3). He is on record to have said, “I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV...

Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 42, 2022)

Welcome toAfrica Now, your weekly newsletter for Africa, presenting the most important developments in the continent - news that matters. COMMENTARY Harnessing the Trade Winds: History of Indian Traders in Eastern Africa Imagine someone telling...

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - October 14, 2022

Afghanistan Uzbekistan President Suggests Forming Intl Group to Coordinate with Kabul: Tolo News Speaking at the 6th CICA Summit Astana 2022, the president of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, suggested the establishment of an international group to...

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - October 13, 2022

Afghanistan Imposing Sanctions Does Not Benefit Kabul, Washington: Islamic Emirate: Tolo News The Islamic Emirate reacted to the new sanctions imposed by the US on the members of the Islamic Emirate, saying that such sanctions do not benefit Kabul...

China’s Great Game in the Sahel

On November 29–30, 2021, the Eighth Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), under the theme "Deepen China-Africa Partnership and Promote Sustainable Development to Build a China-Africa Community with a Shared Future in the New Era," took place in...

Ukraine-Russia War: Lessons for Future of War

Debates about the future of war are as old as war itself. Currently, it is normal to reflect on future wars by highlighting the over-arching importance of artificial intelligence, space, quantum computing, block-chain technologies, robotics, and the...

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