Focus AFRICA Issue dated 28/06/2021

Lourenço, Buhari, Sall and co. handpick their envoys to the House of Saud

Nurturing relations with the leading Gulf power is an absolute necessity for all African presidents seeking financial and political support in the Arab world. To develop their lines of communications with the Wahhabi monarchy, African heads of state choose personalities of the first order. [...] (1071 words)
The new Angolan ambassador to Saudi Arabia Frederico Manuel dos Santos e Silva Cardoso (left) met with the Saudi Minister of Protocol Affairs Mashari bin Ali bin Naheet on 25 May 2021.
The new Angolan ambassador to Saudi Arabia Frederico Manuel dos Santos e Silva Cardoso (left) met with the Saudi Minister of Protocol Affairs Mashari bin Ali bin Naheet on 25 May 2021. © Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia/Twitter
Nurturing relations with the leading Gulf power is an absolute necessity for all African presidents seeking financial and political support in the Arab world. To develop their lines of communications with the Wahhabi monarchy, African heads of state choose personalities of the first order. [...] (1071 words)
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