Declaration of High Representative Federica Mogherini on behalf of the EU on EU-Tanzania relations

For many decades, the European Union and its Member States have enjoyed close and fruitful relations with the United Republic of Tanzania and have been its main development partner and one of its top trade …

Joint statement of the 7th EU-South Africa summit

Mr. Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, and Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa, met in Brussels today for the 7th Summit …

Mattis Cuts US Troop Numbers in Africa by 10 Percent

PENTAGON, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is cutting hundreds of U.S. troops from Africa so he can use those resources for potential future conflicts with Russia and China.

Pentagon spokeswoman Navy Cmdr. Candice Tresch told …

African Leaders Meet for ‘Last Push’ on AU Reforms

ADDIS ABABA, African leaders are set to gather this weekend for a special summit aimed at pushing through long-debated reforms to their pan-continental body.

The changes seek to streamline and empower the African Union � …

Third Committee Approves 11 Drafts amid Heated Debate over Death Penalty Moratorium, Use of Mercenaries, Efforts to End Cybercrime

The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian, Cultural) approved 11 draft resolutions today, amid heated debate around the call for a moratorium on use of the death penalty.

Approved as amended by a recorded vote of 123 …

ALGERIA THWARTS 40,000 ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS PER YEAR FROM REACHING EUROPE

ALGIERS, Algeria, on Tuesday, said, its border guards thwarted every year 40,000 potential illegal immigrants from reaching Europe, as part of the North African nation’s efforts, in countering illegal immigration.

Director in charge of the …

Shrinking Natural Resources, Rising Insecurity Leading to Dire Situation in Sahel, Speakers Tell Meeting of Economic and Social Council, Peacebuilding Commission

One of the world’s most environmentally degraded areas, the Sahel is suffering from a rise in intercommunal conflict over resources depleted by desertification, drought and other climatic extremes, speakers told a joint meeting of the …