Jean-Claude Juncker, European Commission President, has delivered his state of union speech, calling for a new Africa-Europe alliance.
The Reuters news agency quoted him: “We want to build a new partnership with Africa.
“Today we are proposing a new alliance between Europe and Africa, an alliance for investment and sustainable jobs.
“It would create up to 10 million jobs in Africa in five years. We want to create a framework that brings new investment to Africa.”