Will Africa-EU Summit Go Ahead?


Zimbabwean media reports that the AU's Peace and Security Council has urged the bloc not to attend the summit, citing the EU's selection of African delegates. The EU denied President Mugabe's wife a visa as part of targeted sanctions.
  • Zimbabwe:  Mugabe Snubs EU-Africa Summit

    Voice of America, 1 April 2014

    The European Union-Africa Summit opens Wednesday in Brussels, but one of the leaders who will not be there is Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe, who is snubbing the event after his wife was ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Mugabe Pulls Out of EU Summit

    New Zimbabwe, 30 March 2014

    EMBATTLED Zimbabwean leader, Robert Mugabe has finally pulled out of Wednesday's EU-AU summit in protest over his wife, Grace's denial of a visa to Brussels. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Mugabe to Boycott Europe Summit

    New Zimbabwe, 28 March 2014

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe will not attend a European Union-Africa summit next week if his wife is denied a visa to travel with him, his spokesman said on Friday. read more »

  • Africa:  Mugabe Ropes Africa Into Grace Visa Fight

    New Zimbabwe, 26 March 2014

    AN organ of the African Union (AU) was, Wednesday, said to have urged a boycott of the European Union-Africa summit next week after President Robert Mugabe's wife, Grace, was ... read more »

President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace.