Turkey in Africa – Issue 20


Alpha Group to Invest $ 1.5 Billion in Renewable Energy in Africa

Alpha Group cares solar power plants to be used frequently in the future and it activated Solar Power Stations in the 4 countries. For Africa both to contribute to Turkey’s economy, it announced that she will invest in energy in Morocco, Algeria, Tanzania, and Ethiopia with a total value of $ 1.5 billion.


Erdogan Praises Turkey and Africa Relations

Republic of Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Recep, in his speech at the 3. African Muslim Religious Leaders Summit, “As a result of our efforts, Turkey-Africa relations, we increased to a level unimaginable than 15 years ahead,” he said. Stating that they increased the number of embassies in Africa from 12 to 42, Erdoğan called 10480 African students who graduated from Turkish universities as “peace ambassadors”.

Erdogan has said it will exceed 50 billion US dollars of trade volume between Turkey and Africa in the coming period.



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.

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