A quarter of German wheat exports went to Africa in 2016. But this seeming contribution against hunger and misery obstructs development aid. African farmers can’t compete against cheap European wheat with their domestic produce.
The West African country is hardly known as a tourist destination. In addition to the capital, Dakar, attractions include kilometers of sandy beaches and huge mangrove forests. Time for a visit.
Twelve African heads of state are meeting with Chancellor Merkel in Berlin to take stock of the G20 "Compact with Africa" initiative. Merkel said the project puts African countries and the West on an "equal footing."
The German chancellor welcomed 11 African leaders to Berlin to introduce them to the CEOs of Germany's biggest firms. Outside, protesters demanded Germany stop doing business with dictatorships across the continent.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has selected Senegal as the first African host of any Olympics. The west African nation was officially awarded the 2022 Youth Games on Monday.
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