In the Gambia, more than half of the population lives in poverty. With youth unemployment at 45 percent, some young Gambians are turning to prostitution. But how high is the price for a "better life"?
As the Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70, DW asked people in the Gambia, Cameroon and Malawi which human rights matter most to them.
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.
One of Sicily's largest cities has been caught between an unexpected migration wave and an increasing trash crisis over the past few years. A local initiative has found a way to tackle both at the same time.
What's behind the new push to introduce a West African single currency, the Eco? A statement by Ghana's finance minister indicates Accra may be making one last attempt to realise this elusive goal.
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