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Migration cash dominates vote for top EU jobs

Commission President Von der Leyen allies with Italy's Meloni on African 'Southern Partnership' scheme

European officials have been mulling plans to spend over €10 billion (US$10.9bn) on migration control schemes with Libya, Tunisia and Egypt alongside their current accord with...


Prigozhin tests Putin with an African putsch

Russia's mercenary chief was following Hemeti's playbook in Sudan – but his loss of nerve may have repercussions across Africa

As Wagner's putsch led by mercenary leader Yevgeny Prigozhin unfolded in Russia on 23-24 June, many in Africa saw strong parallels with the bid for power launched by General Mohame...


How Brussels's green tax will hit Africa

Europe's carbon levy has become law with African states in line to suffer collateral damage

After two years of debate, the European Parliament has passed a carbon pricing mechanism which will apply to all countries trading with member states of the European Union (EU). It...


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Security row overshadows diplomatic outreach

The ill-fated peace mission to Kyiv and Moscow could set the tone for the Africa summit in St Petersburg in July

The African peace mission to Ukraine and Russia did not recover from a diplomatic row with Poland last Friday (16 June) after a delegation of guards and the media was stopped in Wa...

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G20 slows reform ideas

Global leaders may publicly agree that an overhaul of the international financial system is overdue but don't expect a breakthrough at the Summit for a New Global Financial Pact to...


Grain-fed diplomacy

Kyiv is stepping up its outreach to Africa, putting grain and national sovereignty at the heart of its argument

Officials in Kyiv concede that, prior to Russia's invasion, their diplomatic outreach in Africa and the Global South had been very limited. Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky a...


Rich countries boost aid – to themselves

Helping Ukrainian refugees has driven a surge in aid spending – mostly at the expense of hard-hit African economies

African states have felt the pain of Russia's invasion of Ukraine in the form of shortages and higher prices for wheat, grain and agricultural inputs, and above all energy prices. ...


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