Turkey’s involvement in Africa feeds into the Turkish ruling party’s “self-perception as the protector of Muslims and Muslim minorities around the world.” There is also the understanding that the existing Gulenist networks in the West are harder to take on because of Turkey’s capability limitations in the West, especially when it comes to influence and imagery problems.
Co-organized by Ravinala Culture and Dialogue Institute and Antananarivo State University, a symposium entitled “The Art of Coexistence” was held on Sep 30 thru Oct 1, 2013, at Antananarivo State University, in Madagascar. In attendance of the event were Turkey’s ambassador to Antananarivo, Artemiz Sumer; Antananarivo State University Rector, Ramanoelina Panja; South Africa Turquoise Dialogue […]
11th Turkish Language Olympiads Madagascar finals held in the capital Antananarivo witnessed joyful scenes. Antananarivo Ambassador of Turkey Ahmet Ercument Enc, Madagascar Poets and Authors Association Honorary President Philipe Desire Ramakavelo, Provincial Directorate of Education officials and various state officials were present at the event that took place at five-star Carlton Hotel. Top 10 finalists performed […]