Qatar: Emir Sheikh Tamim in African discussions

Issue 1011 - 04 Mar 2016 | 1 minute read

For a short while the visits to Doha of two African leaders overlapped. Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari arrived on 27 February, held talks with Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani the following day and left on the 29 February. Buhari has visited other Gulf capitals in recent weeks, seeking support to help Nigeria’s economy – one of the Organisation Petroleum Exporting Countries’ most stressed by slumping oil prices - and for his anti-corruption campaign (see Politics).

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