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 international journalists' network ICIJ has evaluated secret documents and has come to the conclusion that West African countries lose millions in unpaid taxes because the money is diverted elsewhere.
A group of young African rappers is challenging the use of the common currency, saying the CFA franc is a remnant of colonialism and should be abolished. But members of the African elite don't seem interested in change.
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