Eritrean officials in Ethiopia for first talks in 20 years+++Zimbabwean presidential candidates sign peace pledge ahead of July elections+++ Three African countries top ten of the world's most dangerous countries for women.
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier leaves for Ethiopia on Sunday. He takes with him his government's backing for Abiy Ahmed's reform program. In an interview with DW, Steinmeier talks about his plans for his visit.
Thanks to her migration policy, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is a popular figure in Africa. But her tour to Senegal, Ghana and Nigeria was primarily for her voters back home, says Claus Stäcker.
Chancellor Merkel has arrived in Senegal ahead of visits to Ghana and Nigeria. With nearly a dozen CEOs in tow, the German chancellor hopes that economic development will curb migration from the region.
Chinese President Xi has pledged billions of dollars in new aid for Africa and said Beijing's investments have "no political strings attached." Africa expert Helmut Asche explains the pros and cons of China's aid policy.
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