• BRAFA 2022: Tribal art and “fetishes”

    Brussels 17.06.2022 Anna Van Densky: As the centrepiece of its stand, Montagut Gallery will be presenting an exceptional Soninke statue, from the Dogon culture, Mali, thirteenth century. A selection of

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  • Mauritania: new EU fisheries agreement

    Strasbourg 08.07.2022 The European Parliament gave on Wednesday, June 8, its green light to a new fisheries agreement with Mauritania, which should strengthen environmental, economic, social and scientific cooperation. MEPs

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  • Nigeria: EU condemns Owo attack

    Brusssels 07.06.2022 The European Union is shocked by and condemns Sunday’s armed attack on churchgoers in Owo, Ondo State, Southwest of Nigeria, in which scores of defenceless worshippers were killed.

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  • Gabon:EU confident in “resilient nation”

    Brussels 25.05.2022 Today the Government of The Gambia took a decisive step on its road towards justice and accountability for human rights violations perpetrated during the regime of Yahya Jammeh

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  • Niger laments Sahel G5 “death”

    Brussels 22.05.2022 Niger’s President Mohamed Bazoum said that Mali’s decision, which came after it was not allowed to assume the group’s rotating presidency, meant the Sahel force was now “dead”.(Image:

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  • G5 Sahel: Chad urges Mali to stay

    Brussels 22.05.2022 Chad’s interim president Mahamat Idriss Deby (pictured) has urged Mali’s military junta to reconsider its decision to withdraw from a five-nation military force – G5 Sahel – fighting

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  • EU-AU €600M assistance

    Brussels 21.04.2022 The Council adopted today a decision establishing an assistance measure under the European Peace Facility (EPF) in support of the African Union worth €600 million. The EU reaffirms

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  • Mozambique: EU allocates €45M

    Brussels 21.04.2022 Today the Council adopted a decision amending the assistance measure for support to the Mozambican Armed Forces under the European Peace Facility (EPF) adopted in November 2021, adding

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  • Ethiopia: EU condemns Human Rights violations

    Brussels 09.04.2022 “The EU is appalled about the report by Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International with regards to the widespread human rights violations and abuses of civilians in the

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  • Burkina-Faco: President Compaore sentenced

    Brussels 06.04.2022 Burkina Faso’s former President Blaise Compaore was sentenced in absentia to life imprisonment for complicity in the 1987 murder of his predecessor Thomas Sankar a in a coup

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