Nigerian musician Seun Kuti is not one to shy away from difficult topics or controversial opinions. DW caught up with him at a festival in Germany to talk about politics and following in his father's footsteps.
Along with natural resources, arms exports are a key component of Russia's economy. In the last two decades, Moscow has managed to deepen its connection with Africa and became the biggest arms supplier on the continent.
The coronavirus lockdown in Nigeria has let the genie out of the bottle, writer Richard Ali says. The ensuing rise in ethnic populism in the digital space has to be confronted by journalists and artists alike.
COVID-19 could infect a quarter of a billion people in Africa and kill 150,000 within a year, a WHO model has projected. Amid rising death tolls, Burundi expelled experts from WHO, drawing international condemnation.
African countries have been seeking the right response to the crisis. South Africa and Nigeria have started easing lockdown restrictions to give the economy breathing space. Experts have warned that it may be too soon.
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