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28 Aug
Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are no longer part of China’s 16+1 Central and Eastern Europe cooperation group. Lithuania is also edging closer to Taiwan as tensions with China escalate.
16 Jul
The presidents of both countries announced the shift as they attempt to restore diplomatic ties that frayed after the passage of a Polish law blocking restitution.
14 Feb
On February 17 and 18, the EU is inviting African Union heads of state to Brussels for a summit. In this debate at the European Parliament, we lift the lid on Europe’s relationship with its African partners and ask what the EU-AU summit might achieve.
11 Feb
Is tying humanitarian assistance to human rights the right course for Afghanistan? Aid agencies are this week imploring the West and in particular the US Treasury to allow money transfers to flow unhindered and to unblock desperately needed funds.
15 Dec 2021
A Berlin court has convicted a Russian national of murdering an ethnic Chechen of Georgian nationality, giving the man a life sentence. The judge said prosecutors had demonstrated his ties to Russian intelligence.
5 Dec 2021
East Africa has been ramping up efforts to expose its citizens to Chinese culture - particularly through language. In Kenya Mandarin is offered as a selective language in the national curriculum, while in Uganda it’s now a compulsory subject in some schools. But is this simply an exchange of cultures, or is there more to it?
16 Nov 2021
US relations with France plummeted this year after a US-UK defense deal with Australia effectively torpedoed a French submarine contract. Vice President Kamala Harris hopes to do some damage control in Paris.
9 Jun 2021
At the Africa Roundtable forum, decision-makers from politics, business and civil society will discuss new ways for Europe and Africa to work together. Experts urge a change of course and a focus on job creation.
22 May 2021
For close to six months, diplomatic ties between Kenya and Somalia seemed headed for disaster. Mogadishu reached out, and Nairobi responded positively. But underneath, huge differences remain.
10 Nov 2020
As the US turns out for one of its most important elections in half a century, we take a look at the stakes for Africa. The outcome of the US presidential vote will have global consequences: from the impact on the international response to climate change, to AIDS, to US involvement in regional disputes and relations. Africa has skin in the game. The last four years have seen Donald Trump show disinterest, if not disdain for the continent. We discuss all these issues with our guest Douglas Yates.
23 Jul 2020
On Popsicles this week, Halimat Magaji, fashionista, YouTuber, and social media influencer talks about her career, what life means to her, and the most embarrassing moments with brands she had worked with.

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