Central Asia Digest | February 2021

HIGHLIGHTS ● Political Developments● Economic Developments● India-Central Asia Relations Political Developments Sadyr Japarov who took over as prime minister and also as acting president of Kyrgyzstan in mid-October, soon after the parliamentary elections, resigned his posts on 14th November, 2020 in order to run for president. Soon thereafter Kyrgyzstan’s parliament, which had ceased to exist, […]

Africa Digest by Pramit Pal Chaudhuri | February 2021

100,000 COVID DEATHS Africa passed 100,000 confirmed Covid-19 deaths this month with signs the continent’s healthcare systems are struggling to contain the virus. “We are more vulnerable than we thought,” the director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, John Nkengasong. Lack of oxygen, ventilators and other medical equipment is proving to be […]