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.

Significance of Russian Officials and African Ambassadors Meetings on Russia-Ukraine Crisis

Russian diplomats at the Foreign Ministry have been stepping efforts to get first-hand blistering information on the Russia-Ukraine crisis, its primary causes and implications to African governments. By Kester Kenn Klomegah On February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a…

Russia-Ukraine Crisis: United Nations and the African Votes

Russia’s military invasion into the territory pf the former Soviet republic of Ukraine was the main theme on the agenda for deliberation held on March 3 at the United Nations General Assembly. By Kester Kenn Klomegah Russia launched a large-scale…

UEFA relocates 2022 Champions League from St. Petersburg to Paris

Saint Petersburg, the second largest Russian city, has lost the hosting rights for the 2022 Union of the European Football Association (UEFA) champion league primarily due to the current Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine. By Kester Kenn Klomegah The Union…

European Union targeting Comprehensive Partnership with Africa

European Union seeks to build strongly on its existing economic and trade during the February 17 – 18th summit with African leaders, and the African Union. Leading business enterprises and representatives from academic, civil society organizations and media will be…

Russian Policy Failing Africa’s Sustainable Development

Zimbabwe’s Ambassador to Russia, Brigadier General (rtd) Nicholas Mike Sango, who has been in his post since July 2015, was one of the African envoys to attend a special meeting with Russian legislators to exchange views on common problems, common issues…

SADC Continues to Seek Peace and Stability in Mozambique

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has collectively decided to extend its force mission mandate in Mozambique for three months to provide military support in fighting terrorism in Cabo Delgado, the northern seaside provincial district that suffered frequent militant attacks…

Russia, Africa and the Sputnik

Last December, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs posted to the official website for public reading its end-of-year report. The report offered the most significant activities and achievements, among them was the striking theme on Covid-19. By Kester Kenn Klomegah…

China Strengthening its Diplomacy in Africa’s Health Sector

China and Africa will always be a community of a shared future. At least, its policy is strategically focused at addressing sustainable development, and China has in deed proved, over the years, in many aspect of dealing with Africa. Results…

Russia-Africa Relations: “Geopolitical Arena with Many Players Operating”

As preparations are underway for the second Russia-Africa summit planned for 2022, African leaders, politicians, academic researchers and experts have been discussing several aspects of the current state of Russia-Africa relations. They, most often, compare it with a number of…

China and Africa Move into New Era of Cooperation

Despite its huge population of 1.5 billion which many have considered as an impediment, China’s domestic economic reforms and collaborative strategic diplomacy with external countries have made it attain superpower status over the United States. While United States’ influence is…

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