Listen to the most inspiring stories from AfricaLink in 2012 – a Rwandan self-made millionaire farmer who plays music to his animals, a Ugandan with space ambitions and a Nigerian urine-powered generator.
Countries that share Lake Chad will be asking world leaders at the climate talks in Paris to help them transfer water from the Congo basin. The once rich lake has lost 90 percent of its water due to climate change.
The visit by Pope Francis to a slum in the Kenyan capital Nairobi was one of the highlights of his tour of three African countries. Residents of Kangemi slum welcomed him with open arms. DW’s Daniel Pelz was there.
Almost two-thirds of people living in sub-Saharan Africa have no access to electricity. Even those who are connected to the grid often find themselves struggling with blackouts. In 15 years, this could change.
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