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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...


Covid, coups and climate top the summit list

Leaders face hard decisions about their organisation's impotence in the face of a wave of putsches and insurgencies

Vaccination campaigns, a pan-African strategy on climate change and the organisation's responses to coups and conflict will dominate the agenda at the African Union (AU) summit due...


EU offers new migration deal

Pressure for reform from African leaders and Europe's demographic deficit could lead to change in the 'Fortress Europe' policy

Ahead of next month's African Union-European Union summit, EU leaders propose easing some of the toughest restrictions on migration, moving away from the current focus on strict co...

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