Israel Eyes Expanded Business with Africa

(JTA) Ron Kampeas - Israel has recently enhanced security ties with Egypt, reinvigorated decades-old ties in Africa, and mended ties with Turkey. Ties with Africa, established in the 1950s and 1960s, already were a point of pride for Israel, identifying the Jewish state not as a colonial anomaly, as the Arab nations would have it, but as a postcolonial triumph of an indigenous people. Netanyahu traveled to Africa with 80 men and women representing 50 businesses. Yosef Abramowitz, CEO of Energiya Global Capital, said he shook hands on $1 billion worth of deals.

2016-07-13 00:00:00

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