Ghana's trade minister, Alan Kyerematen, says his West African nation has introduced regulatory reforms to address some of the challenges of doing business there. He spoke to DW's Rob Watts in Berlin.
Climate change will hit Africa particularly hard, fueling drought, heat and crop failures. Researchers are working to prepare the west of the continent for this scenario — with help from Germany.
The German Chancellor will visit Nigeria, Ghana and Senegal during her upcoming trip to Africa. Economic issues are the official focus of the trip, but a few completely different topics are also on the table.
Some praise the French-backed CFA franc for its stability, others denounce it as a colonial hangover. The benefits and drawbacks of Africa's CFA currencies are being more hotly disputed than ever before.
Cheap painkillers are the new drugs for the people. On the African continent, more and more people are becoming addicted and the illicit trade in pharmaceuticals is on the rise.
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