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Africa is imperfect solution to Europe’s gas woes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Africa has become Europe’s latest gas hunting ground. Moscow’s decision to halt supplies to Poland and Bulgaria has sharpened concerns about the bloc’s Russian energy addiction. Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi has already rushed to sign deals with Algeria, Egypt and the Congo Republic to curb his country’s reliance on Moscow. Africa’s vast fossil fuel Read More…

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Zelenskiy demands Western nations give arms to Ukraine, asks if they’re afraid of Moscow

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Ukrainian Presidential Press Service/Handout via REUTERS. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, visibly irritated, demanded that Western nations provide a fraction of the military hardware in their stockpiles to his country and asked whether they were afraid of Moscow. Several countries have promised to send anti-armour and anti-aircraft missiles as well as small arms but Read More…

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Klitschko brothers don Ukrainian army gear against Russia

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Gleb Garanich/File Photo. In picture above: Ukrainian heavyweight boxing world champion Wladimir Klitschko who joined the Ukrainian Territorial Defence Forces and his brother, Mayor of Kyiv and former heavyweight boxing champion Vitaly Klitschko, speak with journalists during the opening of the first Ukrainian Territorial Defence Forces recruitment centre in central Kyiv, Ukraine, February Read More…

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“You’re on your own”: African students stuck in Ukraine seek refuge or escape route

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/ Afolabi Sotunde. When Percy Ohene-Yeboah peered down from his high-rise apartment in the city of Kharkiv in eastern Ukraine on Thursday morning, the street below was clogged with traffic. People hurried along the sidewalks, wheeling suitcases behind them. The Ghanaian engineering student went to a window on the other side and discovered Read More…

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Hope rises for peace as Russia indicates readiness to meet with Ukraine for talks in Minsk – agencies

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Gleb Garanich. In picture above: Servicemen of the Ukrainian National Guard take positions in central Kyiv, Ukraine February 25, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich Russia is ready to send a delegation to the Belarusian capital Minsk for talks with Ukraine, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday, a day after Moscow launched a massive invasion Read More…

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Ukrainian President Zelenskiy cries for help as Putin closes in on Kyiv

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Press service of the Ukrainian State Emergency Service/Handout via REUTERS, Ukrainian Presidential Press Service/Handout via REUTERS. In picture above: A view shows the wreckage of an unidentified aircraft in a residential area in Kyiv, Ukraine, in this handout picture released February 25, 2022. Press service of the Ukrainian State Emergency Service/Handout via REUTERS Read More…

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Russia launches massive assault on Ukraine with strikes on major cities

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko. In picture above: Military vehicles are seen on a street on the outskirts of the separatist-controlled city of Donetsk, Ukraine February 23, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko Russia has finally launched a major assault on Ukraine with strikes on major cities including the capital, Kyiv. “Putin has just launched a full-scale invasion of Read More…

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Russia punished with Western, Japanese sanctions for moving into separatist Ukraine

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Umit Bektas. In picture above: A woman holds a placard during a protest outside Russian embassy after Moscow’s decision to formally recognise two Russian-backed regions of eastern Ukraine as independent in central Kyiv, Ukraine, February 22, 2022. REUTERS/Umit Bektas Russia has been punished with fresh sanctions from Western nations and Japan for ordering Read More…