Spotlight | Africa
How Bucharest aims to regain lost influence in Africa

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis (centre) with his Cape Verdean counterpart José Maria Neves, 20 November 2023.
Romanian President Klaus Iohannis (centre) with his Cape Verdean counterpart José Maria Neves, 20 November 2023. © Elton Monteiro/EPA/MaxPPP
Almost 35 years since the fall of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu's regime, Bucharest wants to regain a foothold in Africa. It will make use of a network of Africans who studied in its universities and dormant embassies that it plans to reopen. [...]
Published on 18.12.2023 at 05:40 GMT Reading time 3 minutes

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