Ethiopian-German political analyst Asfa-Wossen Asserate says that Africa’s rulers are promoting migration. Asserate believes that there’s only way to stop this: European states must stand together, and stop cooperating with these dictators.
The EU plans to invest more in Africa and wants to intensify trade relations. Since the refugee crisis, Europe has been courting African governments and banking on increased cooperation.
…it has many opportunities. Most importantly, it has to question traditional concepts, in both the areas of economic policy and development aid, writes the great-nephew of the last Ethiopian emperor.
Thanks to her migration policy, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is a popular figure in Africa. But her tour to Senegal, Ghana and Nigeria was primarily for her voters back home, says Claus Stäcker.
Chinese President Xi has pledged billions of dollars in new aid for Africa and said Beijing's investments have "no political strings attached." Africa expert Helmut Asche explains the pros and cons of China's aid policy.
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