The US government is considering whether to assassinate the leaders of the new military administration in Niger, which seized power in late July, the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) has warned.
By Andrew Besi
Nearly 24 months ago, on 5th September 2021, news reached us that Prof. Alpha Conde of Guinea had been overthrown by his Special Forces Commanders led by Col. Mamady Doumbouya. This coup was the second one in West Africa following the August 2020 coup in Mali.
Many are following the happenings in West Africa, where so far, 8 military coups have taken place in less than 3 years. All these coups have been in former French colonies.
The Russian authorities have officially confirmed the death of the Wagner chief Yevgeny V. Prigozhin, with investigators saying on Sunday that genetic testing showed that the victims of a plane crash last week matched all the names on the jet’s manifest.
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated leaders of six countries invited as full members as he addressed the BRICS Africa Outreach forum on Thursday.
The St. Petersburg Seasons Festival of Culture will take place from July 25 to 29, 2023, in St Petersburg at the Second Russia-Africa Summit and Russia-Africa Economic and Humanitarian Forum.
According to the Russian ambassador to Uganda, HE Semivolos, the summit scheduled for July 27-28, 2023 in Russia’s second-largest city, St Petersburg, will boost bilateral trade and economic co-operation in addition to advancing a broader spectrum of Russia-Uganda multifaceted bilateral ties.
By HE Vladimir Putin
On July 27-28, St Petersburg will host the second Russia-Africa Summit and Russia-Africa Economic and Humanitarian Forum.
Wagner leader Yevgeny Prigozhin ordered his fighters to end their march on Moscow and return to their bases in southern Russia, averting what many expected could lead to direct clashes with the Russian army and a potential civil war.
The Senior Presidential Advisor for Special Operations, Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba last week met Russian Ambassador to Uganda, H.E Vladlen Semivolos with whom they discussed matters of mutual interest.
By Amb Henry Mayega
The recent brazen opinion of Opiyo Oloya about the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, utterly evinced the author as “a young boy who tries to shake a baobab tree but only ends up shaking his rump.”