Mariama Bonso is a cashew producer in Guinea-Bissau. Processing her product at Buwondena Cooperative has allowed her to send her children to school.
The latest extreme poverty estimates from the World Bank revealed that Africa is lagging behind the rest of the world. Development expert Francisco Ferreira says it's not too late to turn things around.
In late December, Teodoro Obiang's government reported a border crossing by foreign mercenaries. A UN special envoy has now visited the country and pledged support.
A UN envoy is to visit Equatorial Guinea next week as authorities there say they put down a coup last month. But information is scarce amid a social-media blackout.
Throughout much of Africa, young people still have no say in politics. In 2018, elections will be held in Zimbabwe, Cameroon and Guinea. However, generational renewal is not in sight. DW examines why.
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