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  • Vol 55 No 9
  •  1st May 2014

Joining up security in the Sahel

Jobs for young men and good liaison across borders are vital to effective anti-jihadist action. But there are as many obstacles as there are initiatives

  • 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

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