UN highlights illegal Somali charcoal trafficking to Iran

2018/12/11- Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab rebels are profiting from the illegal trafficking of charcoal exports produced in Somalia and transiting through Iran, United Nations experts said in a report recently shared with the UN Security Council. Continuer à lire … « UN highlights illegal Somali charcoal trafficking to Iran »

Iran voices readiness to transfer technological know-how to Africa

2018/04/10 – Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari, who is in Ugandan capital Kampala atop a high-ranking delegation comprised of officials and heads of 70 knowledge-based companies active in the field of exports to East African markets, held a meeting with Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday. Continuer à lire … « Iran voices readiness to transfer technological know-how to Africa »

Expansion of Iran’s environmental cooperation with Finland, Algeria

2018/09/09 –  The head of the Center for International Affairs and the Conventions of the Organization for the Environment of Iran, met with the environmental ministers of Finland, Estonia and Algeria, and emphasized the deepening of the environmental relations among the countries. Continuer à lire … « Expansion of Iran’s environmental cooperation with Finland, Algeria »

Iran oil minister to attend JMMC meeting in Algeria in September: ISNA

2018/08/15 – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh will attend a meeting of an OPEC/non-OPEC committee that monitors output compliance, known as the JMMC, in Algeria in September, the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA) reported on Wednesday. Continuer à lire … « Iran oil minister to attend JMMC meeting in Algeria in September: ISNA »

Iran/Niger – Rouhani Calls for Expansion of Iran-Niger Ties

2018/08/05 – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a message to his Nigerien counterpart Mahamadou Issoufou called for broadening of mutual cooperation and bilateral relations between the two countries.
« I hope that the relations between the two countries would further develop in all fields, » Rouhani said in his message on Saturday congratulating President Issoufou on Niger’s Independence Day. Continuer à lire … « Iran/Niger – Rouhani Calls for Expansion of Iran-Niger Ties »

Human–Environment Hybridity: Implications of Rising China for Uranium Geopolitics #Africa

2018/06/19 – Recent scholarship in political ecology has called for investigating how resources are discursively and materially securitized within political economies (Peluso and Vandergeest 2011). Uranium is a quintessential hybrid human/non-human resource whose securitization has historically been a high global priority. Continuer à lire … « Human–Environment Hybridity: Implications of Rising China for Uranium Geopolitics #Africa »

Hezbollah Alliance with Polisario Embarrasses Algeria

2018/05/03 – Morocco cut ties with Iran over its connivance in helping Hezbollah arm and train the Polisario. The news put Algeria in such a big embarrassment that its foreign ministry summoned Morocco’s Ambassador in Algiers to protest. Continuer à lire … « Hezbollah Alliance with Polisario Embarrasses Algeria »