In Nigeria’s megacity Lagos, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd. Singer Simi takes DW on a tour through the bustling metropolis that inspires her music. Welcome to the "city of hustlers".
In Africa, where some women believe that lighter skin enhances their beauty, skin bleaching products tend to sell well. When Rwanda’s president set about to confiscate them, the reaction got ugly online.
Benin City in Nigeria's south is a hub for illegal migration in West Africa. That's why Deutsche Welle, within the framework of its 77 Percent youth project, held a town hall debate. DW's Maja Braun sums up the event.
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.
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