Europe is at the center of a debate about African art plundered in the colonial era. Some 80 percent of Africa's historical art is thought to be in Europe, much of it in museums. Two experts are calling for these treasures to be returned to Africa.
China is Africa's biggest player in the infrastructure sector. European contractors have fallen behind. And they are struggling to come up with ways to regain market share they've lost to Chinese builders.
The ancient Roman Victoria of Calvatone statue, last seen in a Berlin museum before WWII, has been rediscovered at the Hermitage Museum in Russia. The statue was found thanks to a German-Russian museum initiative.
More and more African countries have laws against online hate speech. In practice, however, these laws often lead to censorship. And a German law may have served as a model.
The UK's exit from the EU could be an opportunity for African countries. Britain is repositioning itself, and the power dynamics in Brussels are changing. Can African governments leverage the changes to their advantage?
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