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Putin and his Oligarchs in Africa: The Scramble for Economic and Military Leverage

by Gregory Alonso Pirio and Robert Pittelli Africa is increasingly becoming a target of Russia’s renewed international assertiveness; its economic and military forays into Africa are often overshadowed, however, by Russian aggression in the Ukraine including the annexation of Crimea and its military backing of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The quieter but dramatic Russian engagement […]

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Ethiopia targets gas production

By Elias Gebreselassie  Addis Ababa – Ethiopia is set to be a natural gas producer by 2018, pumping about 40 billion gallons annually, according to a Chinese company which has invested $5 billion in the project. Huang Geming, vice president of China Poly Technology, told the state-run Ethiopian News Agency that a pipeline connecting the […]

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Ethiopia: Chinese Company to Produce 40 Billion Gallon Gas

  A Chinese company engaged in natural oil gas exploration with a capital of five billion USD in Ethiopia is expected to produce 40 billion gallon gas after three years. President Dr Mulatu Teshome held talks with Chinese Poly Technology Company Vice President Huang Geming at the National Palace yesterday. President Mulatu said the relationship […]

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