The unemployment rate in Senegal is high. Many flee to Europe, others try to get rich through the nation’s number 1 sport. In Senegal, wrestling is a mass phenomenon. Whoever wins is a star and changes the life of their whole village.
Income inequality can lead to "catastrophes," but there are ways to fight it, according to the World Inequality Report. "Everything depends on the choices that will be made," says renowned economist Thomas Piketty.
No African soccer team has ever reached the World Cup semi-finals. For the 2018 tournament in Russia, five strong teams could change that. But it's not going to be an easy feat.
Goals from Shinji Kagawa, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang and Christian Pulisic gave Borussia Dortmund a comfortable win over Hamburg and put them back on top. Hoffenheim also impressed, coming from two down to beat Mainz.
New Zealand and Germany go to the polls this weekend. Chancellor Angela Merkel looks set to trump Social Democrat Martin Schulz. His South Pacific counterpart Jacinda Ardern could oust Prime Minister Bill English.
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