"Dimitra" clubs serve to give women and young people the chance to see their ideas realized. They’ve been set up in a range of countries around Africa. Residents vote in democratic meetings to decide for instance how to protect soil from erosion.
In an exclusive interview President Macky Sall spoke with DW about Senegal's partnership with Germany. He bridled at the thought that his country could be seen as anything less than 100 percent democratic.
The German chancellor welcomed 11 African leaders to Berlin to introduce them to the CEOs of Germany's biggest firms. Outside, protesters demanded Germany stop doing business with dictatorships across the continent.
Thanks to her migration policy, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is a popular figure in Africa. But her tour to Senegal, Ghana and Nigeria was primarily for her voters back home, says Claus Stäcker.
A group of women in Senegal has taken the lead in transforming their community to prepare for the fight against climate changes — thanks to efforts to make climate policy more democratic.
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