Economic inequality found across Africa has been a hot topic at the World Economic Forum. In Durban, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble spoke with his South African counterpart about the "Compact with Africa."
In its efforts to staunch the flow of migrants from Africa, Germany sees Niger as a key partner. But it risks supporting a president who is becoming increasingly authoritarian, warns DW's Thomas Mösch.
In Kenya, floods and landslides killed around 100 people and displaced nearly 300,000 between March and May 2018. Smallholder farmers along the Upper Tana River basin are now investing in bamboo trees to curb floods.
At a time of heightened uncertainty in the global economic environment, leaders of Europe and China are meeting to ponder ways to counter the fallout from US President Trump's "America First" policies.
Infertility comes with devastating social, cultural, emotional and economic consequences for young couples in Africa. Access to assisted reproductive services remains their biggest challenge.
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