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Former Tanzanian President Attacks ‘Silly’ Europe Over Zimbabwe

AFRICANGLOBE - Former Tanzanian President Dr. Benjamin Mkapa has came out in full support of the stance taken by Zimbabwe not to attend the just-ended EU-Africa Summit in Brussels, Belgium

Gathering In Brussels Undermines African Unity

AFRICANGLOBE - The EU-Africa Summit on April 2-3 in Brussels was not attended by several key African leaders from Zimbabwe, South Africa, Malawi and Eritrea. The European Union bypassed guidelines set down by a leading organ of the African Union, the Peace and Security Council, in convening and carrying out the summit.

A Very Sad Day For African Unity

AFRICANGLOBE - We hope the African leaders dining and wining in Europe today remember the axiom that counsels using a long spoon when supping with the devil. We salute Zimbabwe, South Africa and the Gambia for their principled stance against Europe's condescending behaviour, and extend similar regard to the leaders of the Central African Republic, Guinea Bissau, Eritrea and Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic who were either not invited or also chose to stay away.

South Africa Joins Other African Countries In Boycotting EU-Africa Summit

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa has come out in support of the African Union call to shun the European Union-Africa Summit in Brussels this week. The countries are of the view that European Union is dictating the composition of Africa's delegation.

President Mugabe To Boycott EU-Africa Summit Over Wife’s Visa Ban

AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwe's giant of a leader president Robert Mugabe will boycott next week's EU-Africa summit in protest against the bloc's decision to deny his wife a travel visa to join him.

Rift Widens Between Africa And Europe

AFRICANGLOBE - The European Union yesterday made a plea to African governments not to boycott next week's EU-Africa Summit in Brussels, Belgium. EU Ambassador to Zimbabwe Aldo Dell'Ariccia said a lot had been invested in preparing for the Summit of 64 Heads of State and Government.