US News Central African Republic: Russian, First Language at the University, The Bangui-Moscow axis strengthens

20:25  30 november  2021
20:25  30 november  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

The DRC launches a National Commission on Congolese Cultural Heritage

 The DRC launches a National Commission on Congolese Cultural Heritage © Virginia Mayo Sculptures at the Royal Central African Museum in Tervuren, Belgium, August 3, 2018. The DRC chose the theme "Art" , culture and heritage "for its rotating presidency of the African Union. This throws a new light on the issue of African heritage enabled in mass towards Europe during the colonial period. Belgium will deposit beginning 2022 a bill to start a refund.

Des étudiants à l'Université de Bangui. (Illustration). © AFP - Pacome Pabandji students at the University of Bangui. (Drawing).

Cooperation between the Central African Republic and Russia has several faces: economic, military, but also academic with the widespread teaching of Russian in the universities of the country. A subject mentioned between the presidents Vladimir Putin and Faustin Touadéra Angel during a telephone exchange.

with our correspondent in Moscow, Anissa El Jabri

finished Spanish, welcome the Russian! In September 2022, it is the Cyrillic alphabet which becomes mandatory for students in Central African Republic at the first year of university. The Russian press is echoing. Programs are being developed and will also expect sending from Moscow teachers to Bangui. Subject probably on the agenda of the meeting between the ministers of education of the two countries. It is planned in the Russian capital in January.

Russian Deputy should lose immunity

 Russian Deputy should lose immunity Moscow. This recommends that of the Commission Committee of Russian State Duma. Meanwhile, the 66-year-old Waleri Raschkin admitted to have killed the animal without a hunting license. © Patrick Pleul A Russian deputy should lose his immunity because he has expressed a moose. The Process Committee of Russian State Duma recommended the abolition of the immunity of a deputy of the Unterhaus on Monday. The 66-year-old Waleri Raschkin is charged with the illegal killing of a moose.

This Monday, November 29, the Kremlin also said. Vladimir Putin traded on the phone with Faustin Touadéra angel, a way of supporting the proximity between the two men, and to emphasize that the Russian President congratulated his counterpart on the occasion of the National Day of December 1st.

Silence on Russian military support

In return, the President of the Central African Republic thanked for "diversified support" that Russia has brought to his country. The Kremlin cites education, trade and the fight against coronavirus.

Not a word about military support started in 2018, official support, assumed, with the sending of small arms and instructors. The unofficial with the mercenaries of Wagner, always denied by Russian power.

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