Sudanese doctors on strike as pressure mounts on President Omar al-Bashir to resign +++ Christians in northern Nigeria prepare for Christmas +++ Ghanaians ditch white bread for sweet potato over nutritional benefits
Power shifts in The Gambia, Ghana and Zimbabwe in 2017 sparked hope among Africa's youth. But the outlook for 2018 is anything but rosy, says DW's Claus Stäcker.
Pope Francis has made his Easter "Urbi et Orbi" address calling for the resolution of conflicts. He condemned the day's violence in Sri Lanka, offering his "affectionate closeness" to the community there.
Vaccinations save lives, but African countries almost always have to import the necessary serums. Now some governments are talking about producing vaccines locally — but it's not that simple.
According to UNICEF, 2017 was one of the worst years for children caught in conflicts and besieged areas. From being deployed as human shields to acting as suicide bombers, children have become targets on a huge scale.
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