A gas shortage in Angola, one of Africa's leading oil producers, means drivers in the capital Luanda have to form lengthy queues to fill up their tanks. The shortages are causing problems for those who drive for a living.
Outrage is growing among Africans everywhere after a new spate of xenophobic attacks in South Africa. Politicians and citizens alike are calling on South Africa's government to act decisively to prevent further violence.
Every year around the world, almost 8 million people die prematurely as a result of air pollution. The air quality in Europe is well monitored, but there is an urgent need for concrete data on pollution in West Africa.
Angola's President Joao Lourenco is in Europe to promote the country as investment-friendly. In Germany, he is not only seeking ordinary investment in agriculture, technology or construction. Lourenco wants war ships.
Extinction Rebellion climate activists have begun building a camp outside Chancellor Angela Merkel's office. During two weeks of international climate protests, they plan to block major roads in the German capital.
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