Can music really change the world? One young activist in the Democratic Republic of the Congo certainly hopes so. He's bringing together the best local musical talent to show what his city has to offer.
77 percent of Africans are younger than 35. Those 77 percent can shape the continent's future. We join African youths as they share their stories, their dreams and their challenges. Come and join the debate!
DW Director General Peter Limbourg sees many ways how the youth can change the continent for the better – African startups, African initiatives and African ideas.
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.
In Senegal, social activism and hip hop are being cultivated in a center run by rapper Fou Malade. Here he has been rehabilitating ex-offenders through a series of workshops including music, graffiti and gardening.
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