At least five Ghanaians linked to Russia-backed mercenary group Wagner have been arrested for allegedly plotting to overthrow the government.
Russia’s exit from the Black Sea grain initiative, India’s ban on rice exports and a “strong” El Niño expected in the second half of this year mean the global food security warning lights have started to flash red.
Russia and Africa can work together to protect national sovereignty and put an end to colonialism, Russian President Vladimir Putin told African delegates at the 2023 Africa-Russia summit in St. Petersburg.
Risk premia in Africa have experienced a decline over the past month as the worst of the polycrisis begins to recede, said Capital Economics in a note on June 30.
The first investments are due to begin in six counties in sub-Saharan Africa in 2025.