The European Union says its economic partnership agreements (EPAs) promote development through trade, but in West Africa there are concerns that they could hold back industrialisation.
Instead of investing in ineffective deterrents, can policymakers focus on creating a conducive environment for both refugees and economic migrants to travel across borders safely?
The EU has agreed to support Tanzania with $205m funding for various economic projects.
Aid benefitting Africa’s private sector could be used as part of a bargaining chip for trade by a post-Brexit UK.
The EU’s new investment plan for Africa contains economic incentives designed to limit migration.
MPs in Tanzania have called on the country to reject the free trade agreement between the EU and East Africa.
The Economic Partnership Agreement is designed to give African countries expanded access to the EU market while gradually opening African markets to EU products.
With the EU economy under severe threat, Europe has been turning its gaze increasingly towards Africa in a bid to increase its exports and ensure …