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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 b...


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 10t...


The new poor give less

As EU members cut public spending, funds to Africa shrink and promised aid percentages are under pressure

The European Union’s austerity measures are taking an increasing toll on concessional development finance and grants to African and other developing countries. At their summit on 8...


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, th...


Cooking up those raw materials

European companies want cheaper raw materials and propose ways of getting them from Africa

European policy-makers are anxious to safeguard the supply of raw materials to their industries and the European Union has just presented guidelines for a ‘raw materials diplomacy’...


Approaching the summit

The first big question for the European Union-Africa summit in Tripoli on 29-30 November is who will be there. By convention, the Libyan hosts choose their guests. The EU had hoped...


Trade talk troubles

The EU’s obstinacy over trade concessions to Africa is encouraging frustrated governments to turn increasingly to Asia

The partners are not equal in the negotiations for Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) on ‘free trade’ between the European Union and the 79 African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP)...


Pushing Europe towards African farms

Strong criticism has been levelled at European Union and Western companies for failing to match the pace of Asian investment in African agriculture. A new report published in Londo...


Complex architecture but no deal

Africa is larger, politically more varied and much poorer than the island states that constitute its colleagues in the African-Caribbean-Pacific (ACP) group. Like them, its relatio...


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