Vladimir Putin is internet hosting leaders from the continent, promising help and lashing out on the West.
African leaders are in Russia for an financial discussion board hosted by President Vladimir Putin.
Moscow says it needs to deliver Africa nearer, however in a polarised world after the warfare in Ukraine, that isn’t a simple process.
The collapse of the Black Sea deal on Ukrainian grain exports is inflicting concern in Africa about rising meals costs and shortages.
So can Putin reassure Africans he’s a dependable accomplice?
And do African nations danger being caught in the midst of the disaster between Russia and the West?
Presenter: Cyril Vanier
Victor Olevich – Lead Skilled on the assume tank, Middle for Precise Politics.
Eric Acha – Government Director of the Africa Coverage Discussion board.
Abdiwahab Sheikh Abdisamad – Chairman of the Institute for the Horn of Africa Strategic Research.