They are valuable African artworks – yet most of them are in European museums. More than 100 years ago, British soldiers brought the "Benin Bronzes" as looted art from Nigeria to Europe. But calls to return these objects have been growing louder.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how an NGO is trying to ensure dolphin tourism in Zanzibar is sustainable, saving South Africa's vultures and 'off the grid' eco-friendlier homes in Nigeria.
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.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is well-known and liked in Nigeria, so expectations for her visit on Friday are unsurprisingly high. Observers are hoping for better trade relations — and a boost for women in politics.
Imagine starting school and not being able to understand your teacher. That's a reality for many African first-graders who speak their mother tongues at home and are taught in English, French or Portuguese at school.
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