Chinese businesses have invested billions in African countries. In return, they obtain crucial mineral resources. But as China’s economic growth falters, Africa’s commodities producers are in trouble.
The Asia-Pacific Conference of German Business is due to be held in Jakarta next month. DW spoke with the head of the German Chambers of Commerce in Indonesia, Jan Rönnfeld, about the country's economic situation.
The latest extreme poverty estimates from the World Bank revealed that Africa is lagging behind the rest of the world. Development expert Francisco Ferreira says it's not too late to turn things around.
Almost two months after Imran Khan took office as Pakistan's PM, reality is knocking hard on the doors of his government. Wracked by a raft of financial challenges, the country has become an economic basket case.
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