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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, speaks with Vietnam’s President To Lam during an official visit at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam on June 20, 2024. (Nhac Nguyen/Pool Photo via AP)

Why Russia still has friends on the world stage

While most European nations are on board with western sanctions, countries in the Global South have maintained economic and political links with Russia.
Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov meets with his South African counterpart Naledi Pandor, in Pretoria. Russia provided valuable support for the ANC during its struggle against apartheid. EPA-EFE/Kim Ludbrook

Russia rekindles old friendship with South Africa, its ally against apartheid

The relationship between Pretoria and Moscow was forged in the apartheid era with the then Soviet Union giving support to banned ANC fighters.
Breakdown in local canal that led to micro-drought situation in Humpata (Huíla). Ruy Blanes

How not to respond to drought: lessons from Angola

Despite international and national responses to the drought, the situation is dire. The government’s response is a lesson in how not to deal with drought.

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