They’re known for their unique style and penchant for high-end brands: in Congo, the community of so-called Sapeurs is made up predominantly of men. But increasingly, women are embracing the dandy-inspired lifestyle too.
As high fashion designers take their feminine styles to shops, straight men can now wear pink and man buns. But DW's Jan Tomes writes that the latest menswear trends are bland - and some verge on cultural appropriation.
Congolese writer Fiston Mwanza Mujila speaks six languages and lives across two continents. He was recently honored with the German International Literature Prize. He spoke with DW about his life and work.
Billions of dollars in remittances flowed to Africa in 2017. The money could go further if it wasn't more expensive to send money to Africa than anywhere else in the world, a new World Bank study finds.
Making a comedy was a big challenge for the renowned director of serious films like "Hannah Arendt." But Margarethe von Trotta's screwball comedy, "Forget About Nick," still reflects on deeper themes, as she tells DW.
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