DW's Max Hofmann and the president of the EU commission, Jean-Claude Juncker discussed the plight of African migrants and the devastating situation in Libya.
The European Union must not remain silent in the face of slave markets in Libya, says EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker. Speaking with DW, Juncker reiterated his call for more legal migration routes to the EU.
Rights group Amnesty International has accused EU governments of supporting migrant abuse in Libya. Echoing previous reports, it found widespread abuse of migrants in Libya by the government, smugglers and armed groups.
Abidjan hosts this year's EU-African Union summit. While cooperation is important, overdependency on foreign funding could be a problem, says Tanzanian political analyst Jenerali Ulimwengu.
This week, 55 African and 28 European government representatives came together in Abidjan to adopt a new strategy for Africa. Despite the expectations, the end result was an utter disappointment, writes Barbara Wesel.
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