Saudi Arabia makes $1bn bid for partnership with South African defence group Denel #Defence #Germany

2018/08/11 – Saudi Arabia has made a $1-billion bid for a broad partnership with South African State-owned defence group Denel that would include the acquisition of a minority stake in a joint venture with Germany’s Rheinmetall, a source familiar with the offer said.Currently heavily dependent on imports, Saudi Arabia, the world’s third-largest defence spender, is seeking partnerships to develop its own domestic defence industry with the goal of localising half of its military spending by 2030. Continuer à lire … « Saudi Arabia makes $1bn bid for partnership with South African defence group Denel #Defence #Germany »

Mali – Turkey, Mali seek mutual gains through investments #Military #Security

2018/03/032 – Turkey and Mali aim to revive bilateral economic relations by adopting a win-win principle through the plentiful investment opportunities in the West African country

he last stop on President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s 5-day, 4-country visit to West African nations, covering Algeria, Mauritania, and Senegal, is Mali, where the president and his delegation, including 200 Turkish businesspeople, is expected to discuss cooperative and investment opportunities with Malian government officials and businesspeople in agriculture, energy and infrastructure. The president’s visit to the country raises expectations as it will pave the way for Turkish investors. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Turkey, Mali seek mutual gains through investments #Military #Security »