Maximising the opportunity of Africa’s future youth population
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According to United Nations projections, Africa's population will rise to roughly 2.5 billion people by 2050, with half of all Africans being under the age of 25.
30 Mar 2020
We take a look at reactions to Spanish King Felipe's visit to a Madrid emergency hospital. Plus, South Africa begins a three-week confinement period.
10 Apr 2020
Dino Melaye to Africans - We must unite against Covid-19 vaccine trial
18 Apr 2020
Africans and the African diaspora have become victims of anti-foreigner sentiment in parts of China. In the southern city of Guangzhou, some homeowners have reportedly evicted their black tenants, lea
16 Apr 2020
President Xi stop the abuse of Africans in China - Amb. Arikana Chihombori-Quao
29 Apr 2020
Migrants from Africa should be offered temporary work permits in exchange for a cash deposit, a panel of experts has said. They argue the measure would reduce illegal immigration and encourage migrants to return home.
20 May 2020
African migrants in China have become the target of discrimination and harassment as the country strives to contain the coronavirus.
24 Jun 2020
Malawi is bracing for a landmark election re-run. Voters will return to the polls this week to choose a president after last year's election outcome was overturned by the Constitutional Court. Also, South Africans grow increasingly frustrated with heavy-handed policing in the wake of the international focus on police brutality that has followed the death of George Floyd in the United States. And in Ivory Coast, dozens of high school students won't be able to sit their leaving exams until September.
26 Jun 2020
When delegates from 50 nations met in San Francisco to sign the United Nations Charter in June 1945, they found a special message in their hotel room: a vase with a single rose bearing a special name.
8 Jul 2020
The African Development Bank says an additional 49 million Africans could be pushed into extreme poverty by the Covid-19 pandemic and its aftermath. This was in the updated forecast of the Africa Economic Outlook, where they expect Central Africa and West Africa to be the hardest-hit regions. Kayode Akindele, Partner at TIA Capital joins CNBC Africa for more.
17 Jul 2020
The UN has warned of a massive price to pay if rich nations don't go to the aid of developing countries hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Research suggests that many of the world's least-stable nations are on the brink.
18 Jul 2020
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13 Aug 2020
More young Africans are leaving behind their lives in the West and breaking barriers in their countries of origin. Filmmaker Ras Mutabaruka takes us through the development of his new Homecoming series, exclusive to DW.
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The growth of the TikTok community has birthed the need for safety policies that guarantee the protection of each user on the platform. Hence, to meet this demand and create a positive-in-app experience, TikTok has launched the #SaferTogether the first-ever safety campaign for TikTok in Sub-Saharan Africa (Nigeria).
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India is taking over the G20 presidency amid tough times, with the world confronting a raft of geopolitical and economic crises.
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After months of buildup, the European Commission has backed withholding billions of EU funds from Hungary. Despite recent reforms, Budapest must do more to address risks to core democratic standards, EU officials say.
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On the outskirts of Doha, migrant workers are finally getting to enjoy the World Cup that they made possible. Far from the city's shiny lights, the lives lost and their impact on the event are not forgotten.
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Saudi Arabia and Mexico are both out of the World Cup. Meanwhile, Argentina are into the last 16 after breezing past Poland 2-0. Despite their loss, the Poles are also through to the next stage. They will take on France, who topped Group D despite losing 1-0 to Tunisia.
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A satellite photo of Europe being shared on social media appears to show a complete blackout in Ukraine. But the power outages, albeit extensive, are not total. The photo has been manipulated – we explain how in this edition of Truth or Fake.