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.
Albinos live with the risk of being attacked or killed out of ignorance about albinism. Witch doctors peddle the belief that albino body parts bring wealth and luck. An albino journalist is determined to change this.
The Burundian crisis has stoked tensions with Rwanda. Arrests of foreign nationals and mutual recriminations are unlikely to lead to war, but a possible split of the region into two rival blocs is worrying observers.
Moki Edwin Kindzeka, a veteran journalist in Cameroon and frequent contributor to DW's AfricaLink program, has received the best radio journalist award from the Cameroon Association of English-Speaking Journalists.
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