German development minister Gerd Müller hopes to boost African growth with a private-public investment initiative similar to the US Marshall Plan that brought about Germany's post-World War Two economic miracle.
The German government unveiled a new initiative for cooperation with Africa last year. Critics say the pledge is yet to be turned into action.
Water pollution, deforestation and wasted energy are problems all over the world. African students are working to solve them, and they're exchanging ideas with Germany to do it.
Spain's new prime minister, Pedro Sanchez, has said the Aquarius may dock in Valencia. With 629 people on board, it has been waiting for a secure place to dock amid a diplomatic standoff between Italy and Malta.
Rwanda has struck a sponsorship deal with English soccer club Arsenal for about €34.5 million — a deal that has rubbed many the wrong way since the country receives foreign aid.
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