Arms, investment and 'instructors': Russia boosts Africa role

Arms, investment and 'instructors': Russia boosts Africa role

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…Russia is shipping arms to Cameroon for its fight with Boko Haram jihadists and forged military partnerships with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Burkina Faso, Uganda and Angola and cooperation on nuclear power with Sudan.

“Since 2014 and the annexation of Crimea, Russia is in confrontation with the West and openly demonstrates its desire to become a global power once again. Therefore it can’t ignore this part of the globe.”

But the interest, he argued, is less for economic gain and more for “political advancement”.

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14 August 2018 – 03H25Arms, investment and ‘instructors’: Russia boosts Africa role Tweet © AFP | A private Russian firm, Sewa Security, provides close protection for Central African Republic President Touadera, whose security advisor is also Russian MOSCOW (AFP) –  Touting military cooperation a…

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