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1 May 2017 00:26 (South Africa)

EU gives Libya €50m to stem migration

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

The European Commission has offered Libya a sum of €50 million to aid the country in policing its borders in an attempt to stem the flow of migration from Africa to Europe. Libya had asked to be granted €5 billion a year for this purpose, so officials aren't that impressed. However, the two countries did sign a migration co-operation agenda on Monday. Read more: News24

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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