[Deutsche Welle] Some of the Mozambicans and Angolans who came as contract workers to East Germany 40 years ago stayed on and witnessed German unification at firsthand. Here are two of their stories.
[African Arguments] The Volta region’s contested history as part of Ghana has come to the fore again after a recent referendum.
KENYA HAS a reputation, often deserved, for being among Africa’s most successful states.
What’s in it for Donald? PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP thinks America is being ripped off. “We have spent $7trn—trillion with a T—$7trn in the Middle East,” he told a crowd last year, exaggerating slightly.
[Deutsche Welle] Vaccinations save lives, but African countries almost always have to import the necessary serums.
DONALD TRUMPhas never set foot in Africa. And he has seldom been polite about the continent either, allegedly dismissing Nigerians as hut-dwellers and African states as “shitholes”
[Deutsche Welle] Community fear, attacks on health workers and armed groups are hampering a response to DRC’s Ebola outbreak.
[New Times] President Paul Kagame on Tuesday received the Minister-President of Rhineland-Palatinate Malu Dreyer, the first woman to hold that office in the German state.
[New Zimbabwe] Former Warriors goalkeeper Bruce “Jungleman” Grobbelaar says he recently received a telephone call from President Emerson Mnangagwa ahead of the pair’s meeting next month as he steps up his plans to venture into politics.
BY ANY standards, the international airport of Niger’s capital is a dozy spot— unless you are a French military air-traffic controller. On the civilian side of the ramshackle airport a few planes come and go