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Will Kenya Sign Slanted EU Economic Partnership Agreement?

AFRICANGLOBE - A row is brewing between Kenya's new government and her regional counterparts over its readiness to sign the European Union's Economic Partnership Agreement (EPAs).

African Official Wary of Economic Ties With Europe

Former Tanzanian president Benjamin Mkapa on Wednesday likened the European Union's Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) as a poisoned chalice and the second scramble for...

African Intellectuals Caution Govt’s on Signing EPAs With Europe

The signing of Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) must be based on Africa's integration priorities and not dictated by Europe's interests, a continental forum heard...

From Berlin To Brussels – Will Europe Succeed In Underdeveloping Africa...

AFRICANGLOBE - Africa is in trouble. Its future is once again on the table, and it is Europe that holds the ace. Unlike the Berlin Conference of 1884 to 1885 which balkanized Africa among 13 European powers as guaranteed sources of raw materials and market, the current contraption under the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) spearheaded from Brussels is the modern day equivalent of the Berlin Conference.

Europe Attempting to Pressure African Countries Into Signing Trade Deals

Botswana and Namibia are set to lose preferential access to the European Union, which wants African, Caribbean and Pacific countries to sign controversial free trade agreements within two years or face potential loss of market access to the 27-member EU bloc.