Christoph Kannengiesser, CEO of the Berlin-based German-African Business Association (Afrika-Verein), tells The Africa Report that German businesses have long overlooked the continent in favour of lucrative markets elsewhere. But rising tensions with Moscow and Beijing have forced a rethink and put the region in a new, positive light.
“Russia’s war of aggression in Ukraine represents a clear break in German foreign and economic policy,”
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