In this week, some African leaders went to Beijing to attend BRI forum between April 25 27. Besides the forum, some leaders had negotiated private with Xi Jinping like the presidents of the Kenyan and Ethiopian. After these conversations, China and Ethiopia announced an agreement. The agreement has a budget $1.8 billion for provision of the electric transmission and distribution equipment and China Grid will carry out this duty in Ethiopia. Also this week, China announced that it will write off debt for all interest-free loans matured until the end of 2018 provided to Ethiopia.
CENTER FOR AFRICAN STUDIES
Center for Africa Studies (AFRAM) which located in Ankara, is an organization facilitating under the administration of African Affairs Council (AFAC). It makes various researches about Africa to enhance economic and cultural bounds between Africa and Turkey. AFRAM’s publishings has been shared with different institutions as they require to obtain.
Africa Observatory is one the publishing of AFRAM and it has been published each two weeks. It has been delivered to different institutions via e-mail.