Musa has tried to flee to Europe twice and failed. After eight years without work, he finally has a job in his home country, the Gambia. But he still wants to leave.
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.
The German Chancellor will visit Nigeria, Ghana and Senegal during her upcoming trip to Africa. Economic issues are the official focus of the trip, but a few completely different topics are also on the table.
Thousands of people have died in the Mediterranean Sea while seeking more sustainable living conditions in Europe. Despite various efforts by African and EU governments to curb migration, little has changed for refugees.
Germany’s development minister Gerd Müller is promoting a "customs-free trade deal in Africa" ahead of his seven-nation Africa visit. Experts say the real issues are being ignored.
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