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US Government Can Be Sued For Flint Water Crisis Says Federal...

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AFRICANGLOBE - A judge says the federal government can be sued by Flint residents who blame the Environmental Protection Agency for waiting too long to intervene in the city's water crisis. Parker says EPA employees knew lead was leaching from old pipes because Flint's water wasn't being properly treated. She says the EPA also knew that Michigan regulators were misleading residents about the quality of the water.The judge says the "lies went on for months."

African Leaders Join Nigeria To Reject European Economic Agreement

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AFRICANGLOBE - African Ministers of Trade and experts in trade and regional integration have aligned with Nigeria's position on the trade liberalisation deal with the European Union under the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), saying it will have a long-term negative impact on the continent's efforts towards industrialisation and job creation.

Europeans Tightening Screws on Namibia Trade

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AFRICANGLOBE - Namibia has just over 18 months to conclude controversial trade negotiations with the European Union or lose its duty- and quota-free access for beef, fish and grapes to EU markets.

Nigerian Manufacturers Urge Govt to Reject Economic Agreement With EU

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The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN Tuesday warned the Federal Government not to follow the road map leading to the signing of the Economic...

African Official Wary of Economic Ties With Europe

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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...

Europe Attempting to Pressure African Countries Into Signing Trade Deals

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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.
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