For mothers, losing a baby after birth is a traumatic experience. Now, a Kenyan NGO is helping mothers cope with the emotional pain of infant deaths. Neonatal mortality in the East African country currently stands at 21 deaths per 1,000 births, according to the latest health survey.
Martin Kobler says the blue helmets in eastern DR Congo are not doing enough to stop new attacks by the M23 militia. The retired German envoy headed the MONUSCO peacekeeping mission in the DRC between 2013 and 2015.
Uganda has seen a new wave of hatred and “anti-gay” demonstrations sweep through the country since January after a case of suspected paedophilia in a school became a pretext to condemn the entire LGBT community. Homosexuality is illegal in the country and punishable by imprisonment.
Rwanda's president Paul Kagame arrived in Guinea's capital Conakry on Monday, where he was greeted by military leader Colonel Mamady Doumbouya.
Loans through mobile apps have skyrocketed in Kenya. While this fintech industry provides easy-to-access credits, it has become a nightmare. Experts fear the largely unregulated market could lead to a credit crisis.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told leaders of warring factions in Sudan they had to ensure the safety of civilians. Meanwhile, Egypt denied interfering in the conflict. DW has the latest.
The CODECO rebel group has been blamed for the attacks on villages in DRC's Ituri province. The militant organization was once a peaceful agricultural cooperative.
Fierce fighting is continuing between Sudan’s regular army and the paramilitary RSF. The outcome of the conflict is wide open, says Marina Peter of the Sudan Forum.
There's a looming battle against election flyposters in the DRC. Also in this edition: Burkina Faso's military leaders have declared a general mobilisation, allowing the junta rulers to requisition people, goods and services to fight jihadists. And finally: women in Guinea decry the workload of the Iftar feast, the daily evening meal during Ramadan.
Fighting has broken out in Khartoum between the Sudanese army and the powerful RSF paramilitary group that claims to have taken control of the presidential palace and the international airport.
Germany’s future engagement in the Sahel region looks uncertain after the announcement of the planned withdrawal of its troops from Mali. Some observers fear that this military disengagement may interfere with other civilian development programs. What exactly will future ties between Mali and Germany look like after this withdrawal?
Thomas Tumusifu Buregeya wishes he were studying for his final school exams. Instead, he scrapes a living doing odd jobs in a displaced people's camp in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo after a wave of rebel violence upended his life yet again.