European Union aims to create ’10 million jobs in Africa’

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has delivered his state of union speech, calling for a new Africa-Europe alliance.

“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.”