African nations should do more to fight corruption on the continent, German Foreign Minister Steinmeier says during a visit to the Ugandan capital Kampala on the third leg of his Africa tour. Uganda has a particularly high level of corruption.
Several African leaders have refused to step down after finishing their terms. At a conference in Marrakesh, DW caught up with the former president of Botswana, Festus Mogae, and asked him for his views on this topic.
Political leaders from Germany and East Africa are set to attend the second German-African Economic Summit in Nairobi this week. But how friendly or cordial are Berlin's ties with Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania?
Rwandan President Paul Kagame is poised to win his third term in office. A constitutional amendment allows him to stay in power until 2034. Some say he's a despot; others praise him for his accomplishments.
Known in her native South Africa as "the Steel Lady," former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela was awarded the German Africa Prize Thursday for her fight against corruption in her home country.
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