Germany has unveiled a 'Marshall Plan' for Africa. Thomas Silberhorn, Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, explains the goals of the ambitious new strategy to transform Africa.
The G20 presidency, Compact with Africa, the Marshall plan – never before has Africa had such a platform in German politics. But could elections change things? DW took a look at the German parties' manifestos.
With Africa’s energy demand on the rise, the German government is launching a new initiative aimed at helping citizens in African countries produce their own - by forming German-style energy cooperatives.
German Development Minister Gerd Müller has presented a much anticipated new strategy on relations with African countries. He's proposing a new level of development cooperation, as Daniel Pelz reports from Berlin.
Aid organizations have warned Berlin about instrumentalizing development work to further national interests. Germany's next government needs to focus less on curbing migration and more on crisis prevention, they said.
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