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Why wildlife and wild lands should be at the heart of #EUAfricaRelations

Why wildlife and wild lands should be at the heart of #EUAfricaRelations

| May 31, 2019

Africa is famous for its wildlife and wild lands. From the vast plains of Amboseli and Serengeti to the spectacular waters of Victoria Falls and the Okavango Delta to the dense forests of the Congo Basin, Africa’s resource riches are well renowned. And in the interconnected ways of the world, Africa’s biodiversity is essential for […]

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Bad time for #ICC ‘game’ and their accomplices

Bad time for #ICC ‘game’ and their accomplices

| December 15, 2018

Some Central African citizens and alleged perpetrators of war crimes and crimes against humanity, who are on the side of anti-balaka, (an alliance of militia groups based in the Central African Republic) are currently experiencing bad times, for example the case of the two “big fish”, who go by the name of Alfred Yekatom (alias […]

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#EUTrustFundForAfrica – Five new programmes adopted for the Sahel and Lake Chad region

#EUTrustFundForAfrica – Five new programmes adopted for the Sahel and Lake Chad region

| November 23, 2018

The European Commission has adopted five new programmes worth more than €141 million under the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa. International Co-operation and Development Commissioner Neven Mimica said: “Our new EU programmes, worth €141 million, are particularly focusing on important opportunities for young people. They will furthermore support our G5 Sahel partners to strengthen […]

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#AfricaEuropeAlliance – Boosting sustainable energy investments in #Africa

#AfricaEuropeAlliance – Boosting sustainable energy investments in #Africa

| November 12, 2018

A new high-level platform initiative brings together key players in the sustainable energy sector from the public and private sectors of both Europe and Africa. At the Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg organized by the African Development Bank, the European Union and the African Union have launched the EU-Africa high-level platform on sustainable energy investments […]

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#HumanitarianAid – EU releases €58 million for the #Sahel and #CentralAfricanRepublic

#HumanitarianAid – EU releases €58 million for the #Sahel and #CentralAfricanRepublic

| October 31, 2018

The Commission has allocated an additional €50 million to the Sahel region and €8m to the Central African Republic to address the increasing food, nutrition and emergency needs in the countries. For 2018, the EU’s total humanitarian response to the Sahel countries now stands at €270m and €25.4m for the Central African Republic. “As the humanitarian […]

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European Commission welcomes new high-level group on #EUAfricaRelations

European Commission welcomes new high-level group on #EUAfricaRelations

| October 12, 2018

European Commission Vice President Ansip and Commissioners Mimica, Hogan, Stylianides and Vella have participated in the launch of a high-level group of personalities convened by Friends of Europe, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation and the ONE campaign. The high-level group includes current and former heads of international organizations and foundations, former presidents and prime ministers of […]

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#EUTrustFundForAfrica – Additional €90.5 million to strengthen border management and protection of migrants in North Africa

#EUTrustFundForAfrica – Additional €90.5 million to strengthen border management and protection of migrants in North Africa

| July 10, 2018

The European Commission has approved three new migration-related programmes in Northern Africa totalling more than €90 million. This follows the European Council’s conclusions in which Leaders committed to stepping up support along the Central Mediterranean route. The new programmes under the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa will increase EU assistance to refugees and vulnerable […]

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