Ernesto O. Ramirez, assistant director-general for culture of Unesco: “This museum is a response to the aspirations of African children to better understand their memory and other cultures. It is also an important step towards the realization of an Africa with a strong cultural identity: a common heritage, values and ethics.”
Russia signaled increase influence in Africa, a move seen by France as meddling in its former colonies. “We are pro-actively helping the CAR, knowingly with the support of the people and we would like our efforts to be duly reflected in the French draft,” said Russian Deputy Ambassador Dmitry Polyanski.
Afriforum CEO Kallie Kriel said: “Irrespective of whether it’s a Breitling watch, luxury vehicle, or computers and furniture in the EFF’s offices will be seized in order to recover the money owed to AfriForum, we will ensure that we will obtain it in order to send a clear message to Malema and the EFF that no one is above the law.”