Being one of the only female rappers in a city of two million people isn't easy — but Sister Lessa doesn't let that stop her. In our She shows us around her home city Conakry in Guinea and takes us to the place where her story began.
77 percent of Africans are younger than 35. Those 77 percent can shape the continent's future. We join African youths as they share their stories, their dreams and their challenges. Come and join the debate!
In Senegal, social activism and hip hop are being cultivated in a center run by rapper Fou Malade. Here he has been rehabilitating ex-offenders through a series of workshops including music, graffiti and gardening.
About 77 percent of Africa's population is younger than 35. Frustration grows as many feel they are losing out on economic opportunities and participation. DW kicks off "The 77 percent" to give them a platform.
DW kicks off its "The 77 percent" project to give young Africans under 35 a platform to share their voices.
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