Tag: EU

EU’s ‘cash for migrant control’ deals with Tunisia and Mauritania prove to be highly controversial

June 12, 2024

The European Union's migration deals with Tunisia and Mauritania have proved to be controversial, with the former strongly criticized for fundamental rights violations of migrants ... Read More

EU’s ‘blood’ minerals deal with Rwanda in spotlight as M23 rebels seize key mining town in DRC

May 6, 2024

The M23 rebel group with alleged links to Rwanda has seized a mining town in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) known for producing a ... Read More

EU leaders laud stricter migration policies that rights groups blame for 3,000 deaths last year

April 29, 2024

As the European Union and also its member states individually adopt tougher measures on migrants, most notably those undertaking treacherous Mediterranean sea crossings from Africa's ... Read More

Morocco, EU co-chair meeting on combating terrorism through education

April 26, 2024

Morocco and the European Union (EU) co-chaired a working meeting on Thursday in Brussels on combating terrorism through education. The meeting, part of the initiative ... Read More

Senegal wants a rethought partnership with the EU

April 25, 2024

Senegal’s new president Bassirou Diomaye Faye said his country needs a new “rethought” partnership with European countries, part of his electoral promises to review deals ... Read More

EU endorses asylum and migration reform aimed at curbing influx of migrants from Africa

April 11, 2024

The European Parliament on Wednesday (10 April) approved a major revamp of the European Union’s migration laws that will both harden border procedures and force ... Read More

EU to support African Union’s initiative to boost continent’s health sovereignty

March 27, 2024

The European Union has pledged to support the African Union (AU) in its ambitious goal of producing 60% of vaccines on the continent for African ... Read More

EU to offer Tunisia about €165 million to curb migration

March 25, 2024

The EU plans an aid of up to €164.5 over three years to help Tunisia stop migrants from crossing to Europe, the Financial Times reported. ... Read More

EU reaffirms positive socio-economic impact of agricultural agreement with Morocco (Official Report)

March 22, 2024

The European Union reaffirmed, in its 2023 report, the positive socio-economic impact of the agricultural agreement with Morocco, and the full benefit of the agreement's ... Read More

Africa watching closely French bid to ban $1bn exports of second-hand clothes

March 20, 2024

African countries are watching closely France’s attempt to impose an EU-wide ban on the export of second-hand clothes, popularly known as mitumba, millions of tonnes ... Read More