Gabon's capital is called Libreville – "free city" — because in 1849 it was officially declared the city for freed slaves. Since then it has grown into a bustling metropolis. Artist Corail Ibrahim King shows Deutsche Welle around his home town.
On this week's eco@africa, we meet a young Tanzanian innovator working to solve the country's energy problem with windmills, rescue food from the waste bin in Greece and help save the mangroves which save Libreville.
After decades of political certainty, the central African nation has entered a state of political flux. An attempted coup has raised questions about who is in charge as the president recuperates abroad.
A group of young African rappers is challenging the use of the common currency, saying the CFA franc is a remnant of colonialism and should be abolished. But members of the African elite don't seem interested in change.
Artist Marcio Carvalho picked monuments dedicated to Germany's first chancellor, Otto Von Bismarck, and King Carlos I from Portugal for his performance series "Demythologize That History and Put it to Rest." Here's why.
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