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

May 21, 2019

China promises not to divide EU at eastern Europe summit

China’s premier has vowed to respect European Union trade rules, amid fears about preferential treatment for some entities. Brussels is worried Beijing — present at a […]
DW,
May 16, 2019
The European Commission makes available €4.2 million under the External Investment Plan to help banks in Africa and the European Neighbourhood to better assist underfinanced sectors […]
Modern Diplomacy,
May 15, 2019
Dairy farmers from North Africa on April 10, 2019 protested outside the European Union (EU) headquarters in Brussels in Belgium against unabated export of dairy products […]
DTE,
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 24, 2019
China’s grip was tightening as Djibouti’s debts were soaring. In a 2017 report, the International Monetary Fund said Djibouti’s public debt—the lion’s share of it owed […]
Bloomberg,
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 11, 2019
It will be a big leap into the unknown once the United Kingdom triggers formal talks to leave the European Union. The EU’s existing trade agreements will […]
DW,
January 31, 2019
Jack Goldstone, public policy professor at George Mason University. “By 2050, Africa will have more people of working age than China, India and the United States […]
Standford Daily,
January 23, 2019
Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the press conference following the 1st annual African Union-European Union Ministerial Meeting. Link to the video: https://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I166694
Press releases EEAS,