Russia-Ukraine War

Russia-Africa: From Kemi Seba to Duduzile Zuma-Sambudla, the continent’s pro-Putin ‘influencers’

Many African political and media figures are taking advantage of the war in Ukraine and Russia's growing engagement on the continent to revive ... the anti-French and decolonialisation movements. Considered a disinformation expert, oligarch Yevgeny Prigozhin, a member of Russia's President Vladimir Putin's inner circle and financier of the Wagner paramilitary network, is in the front line of the battle for hearts and minds in Africa.