10-24-2019 Dimash Kurman 161
Over two day period from 23rd to 24th of October, Russia hosted leaders and high rank officials of the African continent in Sochi during Russia-Africa forum. Ria news reports that more than 6000 delegates from 104 countries, including 40 African Presidents, participated in the forum.
During the forum, Russia have made around 300 business proposals in health, mining, digital governence, education, energy, and agriculture sectors in Africa. At the end of the summit, participants signed more than 50 agreement for 800 billion Rubles (12.5 billion USD).
The forum shows a great interest from Russia in Africa, and opens a great cooperation doors for African businesses to build strong relationships in the east.