Tag: europe

Africa’s lost wealth: billions worth of gold smuggled out each year

June 3, 2024

Over $30 billion worth of gold was smuggled out of Africa in 2022, primarily to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Turkey, and Switzerland, according to ... Read More

Germany willing to talk with Sahel’s new juntas in bid to confront extremism in strife-torn region

March 5, 2024

Germany, which currently chairs the Sahel Alliance, a key development body in the conflict-torn region, makes efforts to boost trust in state structures in countries ... Read More

Italian PM Meloni’s ‘Africa plan seeks to swap energy investment for migration curbs

January 30, 2024

The chair of the African Union Commission (AUC) has welcomed Italy’s plan to strengthen relations between Europe and Africa that also includes a proposal to ... Read More

Senegalese navy busts trafficking attempt of 690kg of cocaine bound for Europe

December 30, 2023

The Senegalese navy has thwarted a drug trafficking attempt of 690 kg of cocaine. The substance, bound for Europe, was seized onboard a speeding boat. ... Read More

Africa pivots from Europe and North America to Asia on trade — reports

October 17, 2023

Over the past two decades, Africa's trade partnerships have significantly shifted away from Europe, with Asia emerging as the primary trading partner, a recent analysis ... Read More

Niger coup poses no immediate risks to uranium supply to Europe

August 3, 2023

The recent military coup in Niger has raised the question of European Union's dependency on imports of uranium mined in the West African nation but ... Read More

Italy migration summit aims to help Africa reduce migrant flows to Europe

July 22, 2023

Mediterranean and Middle East countries are meeting in Rome on Sunday (23 July) in an international conference organized by the Italian government to boost efforts ... Read More

DRC will take advantage of China’s export limits on rare metals amid global supply concerns

July 6, 2023

Congo aims to capitalize on increased germanium demand, created by export limits on gallium and germanium recently imposed by China, by establishing a new production ... Read More

US First Lady to visit Morocco part of a coming trip to MENA region, Europe – Spokesperson

May 26, 2023

The First Lady of the United States Jill Biden will visit Morocco, part of a coming trip she is making to the Middle East, North ... Read More

Morocco set to become Europe’s key supplier of green hydrogen

May 4, 2023

Morocco is busy working to become one of Europe’s main suppliers of green hydrogen, which is generated by renewable energy or from low-carbon power. To ... Read More