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Financing crises and security clashes dominate summit

Calls for debt relief, action on food security and peace efforts in the Sahel and Congo top the agenda

President Azali Assoumani of Comoros took over the chairmanship from Senegal's President Macky Sall at the opening of the African Union summit in Addis Ababa on 18 February with a...


Cuts in aid and trade on table as European leaders mull tougher action on migration

As right wing anti-immigrant parties gain ground in Europe, Brussels is trying to balance its internal tensions with a more coherent Africa policy

European Union leaders are to use a special summit on 9 February to find new ways to organise the return of unauthorised migrants from Africa and the Middle East. The tougher measu...


Geopolitical fault lines

The United States wants to use its US-African leaders' summit in Washington DC from 13-15 December to reboot its relations with the continent and reports that over 45 high-level de...


African governments count the cost of a new Cold War

Moscow’s war on Ukraine is reshaping foreign policy in many African capitals as western European and Russian officials compete for attention

Officials at the European Union see their financial and political support for Ukraine is straining their ties with Africa on economic cooperation and diplomatic stances – but they ...


Brussels tries to reset relations amid pandemic fall-out

The Africa-Europe summit will announce shiny new investments but struggle to agree on security, migration and trade

Delayed for two years, the African Union (AU)-European Union (EU) summit on 17-18 February takes place as differences over counter-terrorism, pandemic policies and vaccine equity i...

Nkengasong sings

The African Union's decision to grant autonomy to the African Centres for Disease Control and Prevention marks a victory for its highly regarded director John Nkengasong, who had b...

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