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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 ...

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Death at the border

The death of over 25 migrants on 24 June after more than 2,000 people tried to jump the fence separating the enclave of Melilla and Nador, in northern Morocco, has prompted a furio...


Sall cuts deal on food crisis

Their visit to Russia causes frustration in Brussels, but AU leaders are winning arguments over the damage caused by Moscow's war on Ukraine

At last week's European Union summit in Brussels, Senegal's President Macky Sall, who also chairs the African Union (AU), appeared to have secured public support from the EU for a ...


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Euro MPs back action on cocoa prices

As production costs escalate, Ghanaian and Ivorian officials are lobbying the EU to raise prices for cocoa bean exports

As Africa's cocoa producers face growing financial pressures, they have won backing from European Union MPs to open talks on a price pact as part of wider discussions on sustainabi...

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Trade curbs and price spikes deepen food crisis

Big grain producers are imposing export controls and farmers face rocketing fertiliser costs

Without concerted international action about 400 million people, many in Africa, will face chronic food shortages due to disruptions after Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, according t...


Brussels eyes African energy as it bars Moscow

Pledge to wean the EU from Russia's gas by 2030 will mean changing policy and stepping up investment in Africa

The launch of the European Union's master plan for energy on 9 March was delayed for a week as the war raging in Ukraine forced officials to rethink their goals. Initially, Brusse...


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