Monday

5th Dec 2016

Ticker

EU launches Africa-wide development programme

The EU on Wednesday announced €415 million to finance projects - up until 2017 - in its new Pan-African Programme. The development and cooperation programme aims to "find solutions at regional and continental scale and support the process of African integration". Another €430 million will follow up until 2020.

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