Guinea-Bissau is a country of extreme poverty. In order to find out what life is like for ordinary people in the west African nation, DW spoke to 19-year-old Zitu Albino. He is trying to make ends meet by working on a tourist boat.
The coronavirus pandemic has exposed and intensified gender inequality in Africa. Many women have to work harder than before while earning even less than they normally would.
Two months after Guinea-Bissau's presidential election runoff, projected winner Umaro Sissoco Embalo claimed victory and immediately installed a new cabinet. The largest party in parliament called it a coup.
It's a significant day for sub-Saharan Africa: Malawi is repeating its presidential elections after months of protests. Could this be a milestone for democracy in a country plagued by corruption and poverty?
Burundi is swearing in Evariste Ndayishimiye as its new president after the sudden death of his predecessor Pierre Nkurunziza. Not yet buried, Nkurunziza left him an isolated nation in political and economic turmoil.
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