Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy took center stage on the last day of the G7 summit in Japan as leaders committed to unified approach to tackling Russia and China.
9 Oct 2022
With leaders set to meet Friday in Prague, EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has floated new gas cap proposals.
9 Jun 2022
This week, the US pledged close to $2 billion in private sector funds to help fight migration, adding to another billion already promised in December. US Vice President Kamala Harris made the announcement on day one of the Summit of the Americas, which is taking place in Los Angeles. The move is supposed to help control migration from Central America, one of the major themes of the talks. But there were some key players missing from the US-hosted summit. We take a closer look.
20 Feb 2022
In a interview with FRANCE 24 at the EU-African Union summit in Brussels, Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo said the French-led troop withdrawal from Mali required "new arrangements" in the regional fight against terrorism. Akufo-Addo, who is also the current chairman of West African bloc ECOWAS, demanded the departure of "foreign mercenaries" from the region and explained that negotiations are underway with the Malian junta on an election timetable. He called the junta's proposal of a four-year transition "clearly unacceptable" and said a 12-month transition period would be "an acceptable framework", while stressing that this was not official ECOWAS position.
16 Feb 2022
European foreign ministers discuss the security situation in Mali ahead of this week's AU-EU summit. Also, one month after the re-opening of schools in Uganda, our correspondent takes a look at how children are faring after the world's longest Covid-related class closure. Students' access to education had been crippled for almost two years. Finally, we take a look at how climate change is devastating the land and livestock of Kenyan herders.
14 Feb 2022
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.
18 Sep 2021
Joe Biden will host prime ministers of India, Japan and Australia at the White House for the first Quad summit. COVID-19, climate change and China are expected among the key issues at the meeting.
11 Jun 2021
Nigeria LNG has signed a Sales and Purchase Agreement (SPAs) with off-takers for the supply of domestic liquefied natural gas. Tony Attah, the Managing Director of NLNG, announced this during the Nigerian International Petroleum Summit on Tuesday.
4 Jun 2021
The United Nations-backed program to provide COVID-19 vaccines for low and middle-income countries has secured more than 132 million doses through donations.
31 May 2021
US President Joe Biden pledges to tell Russian leader Vladimir Putin at their June summit that Washington will not let Moscow "abuse" human rights.
21 Apr 2021
After negotiating throughout the night, EU representatives agreed to cut emissions 55% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels. But the Green bloc in the European Parliament is not happy.