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Turkey in Africa: what a small but growing interest portends

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attends the opening of the new Turkish embassy in Mogadishu in June 2016

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attends the opening of the new Turkish embassy in Mogadishu in June 2016. MOHAMED Abdiwahab/AFP via Getty Images Prof Francois Vreÿ, Stellenbosch University The strategic presence of France, the US and the UK in Africa over more than a century is well documented. So is the growing presence of China and the resurgence of Russia’s …

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