Africa gears for COVID-19 pandemic's economic fallout +++ More than 3 billion told to stay home worldwide over coronavirus pandemic +++Boko Haram militants kill nearly 100 Chadian soldiers in attack.
As COVID-19 spreads, countries in the region are increasing vigilance at airports and borders, with restrictions on flights out of Europe in particular. The expected economic fallout is another growing cause for concern.
Africa is receiving hundreds of mosques. Be the buildings white, mint-green or sky-blue, the funding often comes from Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Iran. The investors' ideologies have potentially far-reaching consequences.
Despite the ongoing presence of French troops in the troubled Sahel region, violent attacks against civilians and security forces are still commonplace. So why isn't the situation improving?
The UK has amped up its pitch for post-Brexit trade with Africa at the UK-Africa Investment Summit. DW examines whether it will have the same economic presence on the continent as China or Russia.
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