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.
They can cause death, have unknown side-effects, fail to treat illnesses and sometimes even add to the spread of disease. Now, the battle to eliminate fake pharmaceutical products is being stepped up.
Longtime opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has been battling cancer. His strong hint that he will step down comes as Zimbabwe is expected to hold elections later this year following the resignation of Robert Mugabe.
The NetzDG law has been in force since the New Year and has already sparked multiple controversies. Opposition parties across the political spectrum including the Free Democrats, Greens and Left say its time for change.
Phiona Mutesi got out of the Katwe slums in Uganda by playing chess. Then a book was written about her and a film made. Just over a year after the film's release, she talks to DW about how chess has changed her life.
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