Unpacking investment strategies for Africa
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On the side-lines of the AfDB’s roadshow ahead of its Africa Investment Forum in November, the Head, Infrastructure of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority, Richard Eckrich, talks investment strategies and priority sectors with CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole.
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More major protests in Israel against proposed justice reforms forced visiting US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to hold talks at or near Ben Gurion airport.
In an interview with FRANCE 24 after the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin, the court’s chief prosecutor Karim Khan said it was an important day for international justice. The warrant marked “the first time ever that a head of state from a P5 has been charged” by the international court, said Khan referring to the UN Security Council’s permanent five members.
Wagner Group chief Yevgeny Prigozhin said Russia needs to desperately provide his troops with ammunition. Meanwhile, Ukraine urged more German military aid. DW has more.
The watchdogs of EU democracy will have to be "much louder in the future" if they hope to see off a mounting threat from homegrown populists and autocrats who are chipping away at Europe's founding commitments to free speech and the rule of law, a top EU official has warned.
Anti-corruption authorities in Ukraine say they have detained the head of the country's top court as part of an investigation. However, they say they are yet to formally designate him as a suspect.
The founder of the far-right militia was found guilty of seditious conspiracy late last year. The sentence is the most draconian to date in connection with the US congress attack in January 2021.
Hungary is scheduled to assume the rotating presidency of the European Union in 2024. However, members of the European Parliament are expressing skepticism about its worthiness for the post.
Wagner mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin said Russia's military leaders targeted his troops, after he made critical remarks. The Russian Defense Ministry denies the allegations.
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