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  • Vol 55 No 7
  •  4th April 2014

Some partners are more equal than others

The Brussels summit confounds low expectations to produce agreements on security and migration but fails again on trade

  • Vol 55 No 7
  •  4th April 2014

Security and trade top the Euro-Africa agenda

Europe is hosting African leaders in Brussels before they head off for summits in Delhi, Beijing and Washington

  • Vol 55 No 5
  •  7th March 2014

Landmark deal

Fierce debate over who wins most from free trade led to a trade agreement with the European Union

  • Vol 55 No 5
  •  7th March 2014

EU official in probe

The European Union may have to find another Special Representative for the Horn of Africa: EUSR Alexander Rondos is being investigated in Greece over a 9.5 billion euro (US$13.05 bn.) corruption scandal.

  • Vol 54 No 25
  •  13th December 2013

Heads up for headquarters

The African, Caribbean and Pacific group of countries wants a new headquarters and is hoping the European Union will pay. The 18 million euros (US$24.8 mn.) would come from the 10th European Development Fund. ACP representatives negotiate with the EU unde...

  • Vol 54 No 4
  •  15th February 2013

The new poor give less

As EU members cut public spending, funds to Africa shrink and promised aid percentages are under pressure

  • Vol 53 No 6
  •  16th March 2012

Euro-Right backs Boers

Afrikaners complaining of a ‘Boer genocide’ are joining forces with far-right members of the European Parliament to protest the murder of white farmers in South Africa. In 2010, they had filed complaints against South African politicians over ‘genocidal h...

  • Vol 52 No 5
  •  4th March 2011

The EU pays but keeps silent

Opposition candidates declared the first round of the presidential election on 23 January tainted (‘vicié’), putting President François Bozizé’s 64.7% share of the vote in doubt (AC Vol 51 No 25). The European Union, which had paid 60% of the cost of...

  • Vol 52 No 4
  •  18th February 2011

Cooking up those raw materials

European companies want cheaper raw materials and propose ways of getting them from Africa

  • Vol 51 No 23
  •  19th November 2010

Approaching the summit

The first big question for the European Union-Africa summit in Tripoli on 29-30 November is who will be there. By convention, the Libyan hosts choose their guests. The EU had hoped that Sudan’s detested President Omer el Beshir wouldn’t be among them but ...

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