India is hosting the largest-ever India-Africa Forum Summit as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to highlight India as a partner for trade and investment. India is Africa's fourth-largest trading partner after China, the US and the EU.
Germany's new coalition government wants to make Africa a priority, and is promising more private investment and development aid. For many, these are the same empty promises of the past.
The EU and the Philippines have signed a multimillion dollar economic cooperation deal. But should the EU be assisting a country whose government is allegedly involved in massive rights abuses? Ana P. Santos reports.
With an increasing number of migrants from Africa crossing the Mediterranean, the EU-Africa summit is going to be about forging a new kind of partnership to deal with this. But will it serve both sides' interests?
New Zealand's deputy premier has spoken of "strategic anxiety" in the Pacific in a seeming allusion to China's increasing clout in the region. But Australia says it welcomes any "productive" investment.
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