A selection of the most important news related to Africa, Asia, and Europe found in different media outlets from around the world

May 23, 2019
It’s not the first time African countries have been caught in the cross-hairs of president Donald Trump’s continued clampdown on immigration. Three African countries—Sudan, Libya and […]
QuartzAfrica,
May 20, 2019
Niger sits in a dangerous neighborhood. Six of the seven countries it borders face crises of one degree or another. Across its northern border, a military […]
OZY,
May 9, 2019
President Trump should visit Africa in 2019 and engage in regional summits and bilateral meetings. That would encourage American investors and business leaders to shift toward […]
The Hill,
May 3, 2019
The U.S. government’s development finance agency, the Overseas Private Investment Corp., aims to double investment in Africa to $12.4 billion to counter growing Chinese economic and […]
Bloomberg,
April 29, 2019
Nigeria government programs meant to help small businesses are awash with red flags. They have a history of malfeasance and an ineffective track record. Many appear […]
QuartzAfrica,
April 23, 2019
It is now official: Africa’s free trade agreement has drawn enough signatures to go into operation. On Tuesday (Apr. 2), The Gambia’s parliament was the 22nd […]
QuartzAfrica,
April 3, 2019
“When you have women in positions of leadership, business does better and there’s more innovation, more value creation and more profit,” said Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary […]
Africa News,
April 2, 2019
China’s rapidly increasing political influencing efforts in Europe and the self-confident promotion of its authoritarian ideals pose a significant challenge to liberal democracy as well as […]
GPPi,
March 29, 2019
The acute risk of political instability has been growing steadily in Algeria since early 2019. The decision by President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to seek a fifth consecutive […]
Council on Foreign Relations,