Tag: Turkey

Syrian mercenaries seek cash in Niger’s mayhem

May 20, 2024

Hundreds of pro-Turkey Syrian mercenaries are flocking to Niger to join the ranks of the military regime in Niamey. AFP cited several unnamed fighters, lured ... Read More

EU’s Critical Raw Materials Act aimed at breaking China’s grip on Africa — study

April 3, 2024

The European Union’s recently agreed-upon Critical Raw Materials Act (CRMA) does not target China but is aimed “simply diversifying sources of supply,” a senior EU ... Read More

Somalia-Turkey security deal to deter terrorism, piracy and Ethiopia’s territorial designs — experts

February 26, 2024

The defense cooperation agreement between Somalia and Turkey signed earlier this month (8 February) aims to achieve several objectives, experts say, including Ankara’s helping Mogadishu ... Read More

Turkey, Burkina Faso seal several agreements

January 18, 2024

Turkey and Burkina Faso have inked several agreements spanning over many areas including health, energy, and education, Anadolu news agency reports, citing Turkish Minister of ... Read More

Niger’s PM embarks on international tour to diversify partners

January 16, 2024

Niger’s Prime Minister Lamine Zeine landed in Russia on Monday January 15, the first leg of an international tour to take him also to Iran, ... Read More

Mali takes delivery of new batch of Turkish Bayraktar TB2 drones

January 5, 2024

Mali received Thursday January 4 a fresh shipment of Turkish combat drones to be used in the fight against terrorism and the supervision of the ... Read More

Libya urges China to hold joint economic Forum

December 1, 2023

The Minister of Economy and Trade of the Government of National Unity (GNU) based in Tripoli, one of Libya’s two rival Governments, Wednesday November 29 ... Read More

Africa’s food security: Nigeria, Egypt impacted by rising agri-commodities, fertilizer prices

September 26, 2023

The Russian invasion of Ukraine and Moscow’s withdrawal in July from the Black Sea Grain Initiative has driven up global food and commodity prices, severely ... Read More

Tunisia to review free trade agreement with Turkey

September 5, 2023

Tunisia’s ministry of Trade is set to amend a free trade agreement with Turkey, believed detrimental to the North African country, reports say. The ministry ... Read More

Loss by France of Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger is official end of Françafrique – Ex Austrian top diplomat

August 18, 2023

Former Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl has argued that Françafrique is over after France lost Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger where leaders have turned to ... Read More