Eliko Dangote is Africa's richest man according to Forbes and other sources. Estimated net worth $18 billion. And he's throwing his economic weight behind new projects designed to make Nigeria an agricultural powerhouse.
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.
Seeds modified in a lab are often touted as a means to boost agriculture and food security in Africa. There is some resistance on the continent and debate on preserving its traditional seed base instead.
In far-right League-dominated territory in northern Italy, a veteran farmer and a number of African youths have set up their own organic farm amid a crackdown on asylum-seekers. Ylenia Gostoli reports from Oleggio.
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