SAPA's massive campaign in the media – both printed and online – against EU poultry imports in South Africa keeps alleging on a daily basis that the root cause of the job losses is the on-going "dumping" by the European Union of chicken bone-in parts imported into South Africa.
From the 24 – 26 March 2017, the Delegation of the European Union to the State of Eritrea participated in the annual Book Fair for the second consecutive time. On the opening day, a number of Eritrean dignatries and officials visited the European Union booth. The EU displayed information on European culture, the EU –Eritrea Cooperation projects, information on Erasmus Mundus scholarships, stories on children's rights translated into local languages and various other information on the European Union.
A concert of classical music was held in Bishkek on 24 March to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the European Union and 25th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between the Kyrgyz Republic and Italy.