Ten million jobs for Africans created in the next five years: The European Commission announces plans for a new alliance between Africa and the EU. Also, South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar sign a long-awaited peace deal. And farewell to the man dubbed "the king of rock and rai music". Algerian singer Rachid Taha, famous for his fusion sound, has died in Paris aged 59.
Head of Programme, Finance and Investments, Africa-EU relations at ECDPM