Tax evasion in Africa costs the continent $50 billion every year. That money could be used to build badly-needed hospitals and schools. In Uganda, one company has managed to avoid paying $400 million in tax by registering in Mauritius.
Tens of thousands of pastoralists fled from Turkana in Kenya to Uganda last week to escape the drought. It is the latest blow for the parched region for which politicians once made rash promises of rapid modernization.
Rescue operations are "the obligation of all those who are at sea," says the EU's border control boss. In a DW interview, he describes the huge challenges the EU faces in a situation that means life or death every day.
In a Uganda forest reserve, green goals and community land rights are at odds. It's a story being played out across Africa, as investors scramble to lease and buy vast tracts.
It's a familiar sight in parts of East Africa - starving children, desiccated carcasses and parched landscapes. 17 million face the threat of hunger. It's a man-made crisis, says Ludger Schadomsky.
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