Fake News fun: a comedy troupe from Zimbabwe that calls itself "Zambezi News" is drawing plenty of laughs at Deutsche Welle's annual Global Media Forum in Bonn. However, the trio's performance does have a serious purpose.
The international media gives short shrift to terrorism outside the West as it spends vast amounts of time, ink and money to cover royal weddings. Journalists who report on terror came together in Bonn to discuss why.
Journalists, politicians and activists debate issues of identity and diversity for three days in Bonn. DW hands out its 'Freedom of Speech Award' at a conference packed with workshops, panel discussions, art and music.
The president of the White House Correspondents' Association, Jeff Mason, has been given the 2017 DW Freedom of Speech Award. Mason said he hopes it will "shed light on the importance of press freedom around the world."
At this year’s edition of Africologne, the African culture festival in Cologne, African artists discussed what they can do against the crisis of democracy in several countries of their continent.
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