Kester Kenn Klomegah

Kester Kenn Klomegah, who previously worked for the Inter Press Service (IPS), is an observer of socio-economic and political development issues in former Soviet republics, particularly in the Russian Federation and Eurasia. He enjoys travelling and visiting historical places in Eastern and Central Europe. Klomegah is a frequent and passionate contributor to Pressenza Media.

Russia’s Financial Strategy for Africa

By Kester Kenn Klomegah In order to raise its geopolitical influence, Russia has been making efforts identifying mega infrastructure projects such as nuclear power and energy, natural resources exploration and talks consistently about increasing trade with Africa. On the other…

CUTS International Aims to Become a Civil-Society UNCTAD

By Kester Kenn Klomegah In this interview, Pradeep Mehta who is the founder Secretary General of the Jaipur-based Consumer Unity and Trust Society (CUTS International), talks about the establishment of his organization, its geographical spread, the challenges it has faced…

Review: As Coronavirus Rise Past Three million, Africa Still Hopes for Vaccine

By Kester Kenn Klomegah With its large population and fragile health systems, Africa has recorded more than three million Covid-19 cases, still less deadly as compared to other regions in the world, according to the Africa Centers for Disease Control…

Foreign and Domestic Policies, Coronavirus and Tourism Development Feature at Putin’s End-of-Year Media Conference

By Kester Kenn Klomegah In his wide-ranging annual media conference held Dec 17, Russian President Vladimir Putin expects the newly elected U.S. President Joe Biden and his administration to build back better relations with Russia and further to cooperate in…

It’s time for Africa: Assessing Russia’s relations with the continent

By Kester Kenn Klomegah A Moscow-based public policy advisor specializing in Russia, the Eurasian Union and Africa explains some of the aspects of current Russia-African relations, problems and challenges, as well as its future perspectives. While over the past two…

European and Western Sanctions Push Russia to Africa

By Kester Kenn Klomegah On November 23, Russian Senators, Academicians, Researchers and Experts gathered to discuss the export of non-commodities to Africa at the interactive webinar, organized by Federation Council of Russia, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Russia, and…

Ghana – Citadel of Democracy

By Kester Kenn Klomegah In a tightly contested presidential election, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, an experienced politician and highly successful business magnet, has been re-elected for a second term as the president of the Republic of Ghana, the Ghana’s election…

Rwanda Embracing Solar Energy

ARC Power, a British Startup, is currently helping Rwanda, a member of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), with Solar Business Parks alongside its roll-out of solar mini-grids – a collection of solar-powered commercial units – the latest energy initiative…

Putin talks Global Stability and Coronavirus Vaccine with Ambassadors

By Kester Kenn Klomegah While addressing newly arrived Ambassadors accredited to the Russian Federation from different foreign countries including Rwanda, Gambia and Central African Republic, President Vladimir stressed the importance of coordinating global efforts to ensure stability and halt the…

BRICS 2020: Achievements and Future Challenges

By Kester Kenn Klomegah On November 17, under Russia’s BRICS Chairmanship, Vladimir Putin hosted the 12th BRICS Summit via videoconference. The leaders of Brazil, India, China and South Africa participated to discuss the state and prospects of cooperation within BRICS, discussed the global stability and security, and most importantly…

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