Saudi Arabia is hosting its first ever Africa Summit, underscoring Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's (MbS) growing focus on African affairs.
France is rapidly losing its influence in Africa as country after country rebel against their former colonial master and rally to the new BRICS bloc.
A group of a dozen Gabonese soldiers from the Republican Guard and police announced on August 30 they had seized power and cancelled recent elections that saw president Ali Bongo re-elected.
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.
S&P Global data show 98% of tankers registered under Gabon's flag weighing above 10,000 deadweight tons (dwt) are 'high-risk' vessels under Russian trade and shipping sanctions or have unidentified ultimate group owners.