The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned of an exodus of highly skilled workers from Africa. The continuing braindrain is causing many problems, explains Christine Mhundwa from DW's Africa Desk.
Up to 700,000 African migrants are trapped in detention camps in Libya, the head of the African Union's commission says. EU and African leaders said they plan to devise "longer-term solutions for the migration issue."
The latest attempt on the 6-meter high border fence came after Moroccan officials warned that the EU could prompt more people to try to cross the border unless it offered concessions in a trade dispute.
Dozens of people are feared dead off Libya after a refugee boat sank. The EU has said rescuers picked up at least 88 other people. Hundreds of thousands are reportedly waiting in Africa to cross the Mediterranean.
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