Kester Kenn Klomegah

Kester Kenn Klomegah, who previously worked for the Inter Press Service (IPS), is an observer of socio-economic and political development issues in former Soviet republics, particularly in the Russian Federation and Eurasia. He enjoys travelling and visiting historical places in Eastern and Central Europe. Klomegah is a frequent and passionate contributor to Pressenza Media.

Mozambique: Nyusi and Ramaphosa praise Samora Machel’s heroism

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa joined Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi to mark the 35th anniversary of the death of Mozambique’s first president Samora Machel, both vowing to go after Islamist insurgents wreaking havoc in the north of the country. By…

Kidnapping Becomes Mozambican Flourishing Business

While Mozambique is fighting militant attacks by deploying regional force, the frequency of kidnapping for ransom money, especially local and foreign business executives, presents serious signs of the deteriorating security situation and has negative effects of business climate in country. …

Eurasian Women’s Forum Seeks Answers to Significant Questions in Women’s World

On October 13-15, Saint Petersburg will host the Third Eurasian Women’s Forum primarily to review how women have performed in men’s dominated world, identify challenges and roadblocks on their way to gender equality and fight for higher social status and,…

What Do Russia and Nigeria Share in Common?

Under the aegis of the newly established Nigeria-Russia Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Russians are now gearing up to revamp the Ajaokuta Iron and Steel Complex that was abandoned after the collapse of the Soviet Union, and further take up…

More African Countries Register Russia’s Sputnik Vaccine. What Next After The Registration Campaign?

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) is a specialized technical institution of the African Union (AU) that strengthens the capacity and capability of Africa’s public health institutions as well as partnerships to detect and respond quickly and…

Russia’s Far East: How to Deal with Demography, Investment and Development Questions

Early September, the 6th edition of the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) under the theme “New Opportunities for the Far East in a Changed World” was held and considered as vital platform for strengthening especially economic ties among Asia-Pacific countries and…

Mozambique: Public Prosecutor Alleges Son Of Former President Accepted Bribe

The Mozambican Public Prosecutor, during its first week of hearing, has allegedly accused Armando Ndambi Guebuza, the eldest son of the former President Armando Guebuza, of accepting bribe, an amount of US$33 million (approx. €28 million). By Kester Kenn Klomegah…

Egypt Hopes For Tourism Boost As Flights From Russia Resume

Russia and Egypt agreed finally to resume regular flights to Cairo, Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh from August 9 after several negotiations and security inspections carried out for more than five years. On the other hand, Egypt is particularly expecting…

Criticism Highlights Russia’s Media Weakness in Africa

In her weekly media briefing July 23, Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova criticized United States support for educational programs, media and NGOs in Africa. In addition, Zakharova said “the allocation of grants fits into the White House’s efforts to promote…

Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP): Forging Cultural Unity in Economic Diversity

The Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) established with the fundamental objectives to promote sustainable development, scale-up social standards and preserve the unique language culture among the Portuguese-speaking countries. The CPLP’s nine member states are Angola, Brazil, Cabo Verde, East…

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