Young, internet-savvy Africans are setting up their own online companies. But in a continent where only a fifth of people have access to the internet, many hurdles still need to be overcome.
Startup Poland wants to make Poland a hub for innovative ideas to find the know-how and funding needed to bring them to fruition. DW talked with its CEO Julia Krysztofiak-Szopa about what Poland has to offer.
This year's climate conference has squarely put the onus on wealthy, high-carbon emitters. African delegates continue to call for less rhetoric and more action for the sake of smaller, high-risk nations.
The African Development Bank has proposed developing the continent's 400 million hectares of cultivatable savanna lands, but guest writers Sam Dindi and Esther Ngumbi explain the potential environmental impact.
The Berlin-based rapper Megaloh and his producer Ghanaian Stallion refer to their African roots in their music. Germany's Goethe-Institut has organized a tour for them in East Africa.
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