AFRICA

Moscow close to pulling Africa-Russia conference off African continent

Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during the Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia, October 23, 2019.
Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during the Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia, October 23, 2019. © Sputnik/Mikhail Metzel/Kremlin via REUTERS
Ego wars between African leaders rivalling to host the planned Africa-Russia conference are discouraging its organisers from scheduling the event on the continent. [...] (403 words)
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