Russia-Ukraine conflict could force African countries to become more self-reliant - Ramaphosa | News24

2022-06-28 12:15:00 PM

The Russia-Ukraine conflict could have a silver lining for African countries in the long run, according to President Cyril Ramaphosa, because it forces them to be more self-sufficient as they look to bolster their food supply.

The Russia-Ukraine conflict could have a silver lining for African countries in the long run, according to President Cyril Ramaphosa, because it forces them to be more self-sufficient as they look to bolster their food supply. | JKwritingz

The Russia-Ukraine conflict could have a silver lining for African countries in the long run, according to President Cyril Ramaphosa, because it forces them to be more self-sufficient as they look to bolster their food supply.

He said they reflected"on the path that we had traversed together with India and many other countries on the issue of the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (Trips) waiver to ease access to vaccines for the Global South"."We argued against the views that were, at the time, expressed by many G7 countries and finally got them to concede that they should be a waiver, and in a way, we were today (Monday) celebrating the success of having achieved a Trips waiver, and they conceded that we had represented the developing economies rather well. We also felt that we should use that as a discussion for further discussions that would take place," Ramaphosa said. 

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JKwritingz We can’t even keep the lights on but all of a sudden we’re self-sufficient. Stop gallivanting CyrilRamaphosa and come home. Your country is in darkness. JKwritingz It is time to support BRICS more. G7 don’t represent the citizens of the world or Africa. JKwritingz Cupcake is sniffing his toe jam again!

JKwritingz Self reliance is real freedom. JKwritingz President a u saying it was never a plan to do that?We thought is AU, NEPAD strategic goal in a long run. Begin to do that & mobilise leaders like u did during COVID.This are God given opportunities for self development.But in SA potential entrepreneurs are obsessed ke phalaphala

JKwritingz JKwritingz Difficult to believe given vacuous promises made before. When I step on the mud, I will know if has rained. Gif nos clouds don’t necessarily bring rain JKwritingz Dnt get mislead by these fools, stay 4cused comrades... We are still here PhalaPhalaFarmGate JKwritingz do they smell a fart ? why are they pulling their faces like this ?

JKwritingz SA imports not just grain from Ukraine but a plethora of things! UaNews_online and ZelenskyyUa I hope you remember who did NOT support you in Africa? JKwritingz CyrilRamaphosa Tell Somalia and drought stricken East Africans that whilst they are dying! I’m sure they’ll welcome your smug advice when you cannot run your own country and your Rand is devaluing by the minute!

‘Wake up’ needed after Russia-Ukraine war: RamaphosaThe president was speaking following discussions held at the G7 Leaders’ Summit held in Bavaria, Germany. the longer he is indifferent to Putin's slaughter of innocents the more irritating he is gona become there and the less Vaseline. BRICS are people enslaving nations grouping together so their criminals can protect each other. These folk will work this one.

JKwritingz Happy birthday to my father, my comrade Chris Hani he would have turn to 80 today. Refused to participate Codesa talks never abandoned the freedom charter like ANC brought up by Clarence Makwetu JKwritingz Keep him there we dont need him this side JKwritingz 🤦‍♀️ JKwritingz Is that why he banks under the mattress, practicing self sufficienc

JKwritingz Cyril the sellout. Brought to us by a party whose upper echelons are filled to the brim with sellouts JKwritingz Only waking up now..? What a disgrace really, its like they've been sleeping all along. Hence we need these old folks gone they holding us back and way to slow to spot the pace things are moving.whatbyou see today they'll years to come..

JKwritingz Cyril is not a president,ask Moeletsi Mbeki JKwritingz This CR puppet & his Cabal media have no clue what they playing with💡 Watch this entire war game backfire & suck them all in! Just one 'patriot' deciding to bomb in EU or Russia then the 'planned limited war' becomes a great war! Ramaphosa on his own⌛⚖ IndependentSA

JKwritingz GovernmentZA ParliamentofRSA _AfricanUnion IloMaghreb AllianceSahel wsaforum ECOWASParliamnt JumuiyaBloc COMESABusiness afcfta2 comesa_lusaka CouncilSadc BusinessUnitySA SADC_News please invite me when you discuss African SelfSufficiency, SelfReliance & Growth JKwritingz Why use could instead of must or should? Why is DependencySyndrome being promoted and normalised?

Russia defaults on payments: Russia in historic default as Ukraine sanctions cut off paymentsLONDON/NEW YORK, June 27 (Reuters) - Russia defaulted on its international bonds for the first time in more than a century, the White House and Moody's credit agency said, as sweeping sanctions have effectively cut the country off from the global financial system, rendering its assets untouchable. All Russian government assets should now be seized throughout the civilised world! There will also be substantial financial claims against Russia from the Ukraine.

JKwritingz Why r we not producing locally This will impact us in a long run JKwritingz Problem I don’t trust you president on anything that is to serve Africa and blacks and to promote it . In everything you do , whites must benefit more JKwritingz Rubbish, people need land to grow food not Ukraine.

JKwritingz Isn’t South Africa a food exporter? The real question is, should keep all food local until the international crisis is over. And don’t fool yourself. Despite the war, most of the shortages and high prices is because of liberal climate change policies in the first world. JKwritingz PhalaPhalaFarmGate is how to be self sustaining, having your own in house 'bank' and not caring about Exchange control. RamaphosaMustGo

JKwritingz Remember when MSM was reporting of the great business deals this plonker had done to bring Billions of $ to RSA… those were good times JKwritingz Oh wow we can't keep the lights on ....farmers of ALL races are murdered on their farms we have almost a zero economy and we are going to grow crops and prosper whilst there is a crime wave that seems to be unstoppable ...ok

JKwritingz Solid Putin man panhandling among the colonialists JKwritingz Something clever he says for the first time JKwritingz Didn't they say Africa don't need western country as they have everything

Ukraine latest news: Russia strikes Kyiv residential buildingsUkraine latest news: Russia strikes Kyiv residential buildings Four explosions were heard at Kyiv residential area on Sunday morning as Russian missile hit the place and left some people under the rubble

JKwritingz But hasn't South Africa become less self sufficient under the ANC?

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June 27, 2022 He said they reflected"on the path that we had traversed together with India and many other countries on the issue of the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (Trips) waiver to ease access to vaccines for the Global South".“There are food shortages.Moody’s credit agency later on Monday said that the missed coupon payment constituted a default.Win Ukrainian rescuers carry wounded Russian citizen Ekaterina Volkova from a residential building destroyed by Russian missiles in Kyiv on 26 June, 2022, amid Russian invasion of Ukraine.

"We argued against the views that were, at the time, expressed by many G7 countries and finally got them to concede that they should be a waiver, and in a way, we were today (Monday) celebrating the success of having achieved a Trips waiver, and they conceded that we had represented the developing economies rather well. We also felt that we should use that as a discussion for further discussions that would take place," Ramaphosa said. There’s a shortage of fertilisers, cereals and grains that Russia and Ukraine produce are not getting through, and this has led to huge shortages and prices have gone up for many developing economy countries.  He added that it led to the food security discussions. 24. He said: Food prices have gone up, there is a shortage of fertiliser, and the cereals and grains that Russia and Ukraine produce are not getting through; this has led to huge shortages, and prices have gone up for many developing countries. President Ramaphosa said discussions expanded to a proposition “similar to the one we worked on with the vaccines”, which would culminate in African countries producing their own fertilisers and gaining self-reliance. In light of this, he said the United Nations (UN) secretary-general told leaders at the meeting about the steps the UN was taking to open channels so that goods can begin to be exported to the rest of the world, particularly to African countries.

He added that while the UN's efforts were noble and attendees thought the report was very positive, there was another proposition that countries, particularly those in Africa that are reliant on fertilisers from the two warring countries, should start making an effort to be self-sufficient. I am particularly pleased and excited that we… should improve fertiliser production on the African continent to secure food security… be it grains or any other type of food commodity., along with allies and partners, have taken, as well as how dramatic the impact has been on Russia’s economy,” the U.  "We are now going to work on a proposal that we hope will be supported by the G7 countries; one or two of them said they would support the proposition to make developing counties on the African continent more self-reliant. So, we are going to work on a proposal similar to the one we worked on with vaccines; we want African countries to be self-sufficient regarding fertiliser production. “Africa must begin to produce its own fertilisers; we must become economically independent when it comes to food security.  "We will be working with the G7 countries to see how we can reach that level; I am particularly pleased and excited about this prospect that we should improve fertiliser production on our continent so that we ensure food security," the president added.S. Did you know you can listen to articles? for access to this exciting feature and more.” Climate change The president said during deliberations, fruitful discussions were held on climate change and the responsibility that developed countries have to ensure that developing countries are supported in their just energy transitions.

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