In an era of globalization, protecting national values and priorities is a pressing concern. Economic and political sovereignty are the foundation of development in a polycentric world, and African countries are no exception. The African Unions strategic framework Agenda 2063 highlights the importance of preserving African values and Pan-Africanism. How can countries preserve their African identity? What are the most pressing issues in Africas future and how can they be solved? What can Russia do to help people on the African continent form a development strategy and protect their right to make their own decisions?