Getting a taxi in the Nigerian city of Lagos used to involve a lot haggling. The arrival of ridesharing app Uber changed that. While customers appreciate having a bigger choice, traditional drivers fear for their livelihoods.
On June 29 the renowned Nigerian concert series once again hits Lagos. Its organizer, German-Nigerian musician Ade Bantu, sees Afropolitan Vibes as a venue for political criticism and a way to promote young musicians.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is well-known and liked in Nigeria, so expectations for her visit on Friday are unsurprisingly high. Observers are hoping for better trade relations — and a boost for women in politics.
In the middle of Lagos young entrepreneurs develop business ideas and put together their first start-ups. But only a few will actually survive and flourish in this competitive world.
Senegal's defeat means Africa will not have any representatives in the last 16 at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Fans have been quick to voice their disappointment at their teams' performances.
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