German Development Minister on Africa: ‘We can work together’
27 January 2023 | 12:32 pm
How can Germany help end conflicts in Africa and support its growing young population? Germany's Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Svenja Schulze, answers questions from DW's social media users in Africa.
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Millions of African people living with disabilities remain invisible despite laws that call for inclusion and equality. As a result, they lack access to basic needs. Some are now fighting to improve their situation.
A handful of African companies have finally started shipping goods under the long-delayed AfCFTA free trade agreement. They're part of a new initiative to kick-start intra-African trade.
South Africa's embattled leader Cyril Ramaphosa is seeking to annul a bombshell report in court after calls for his removal grew louder. His ANC party has vowed to back him on any potential impeachment proceedings.
Africa boasts massive energy production potential, yet millions of people are without electricity. At a recent roundtable in Dakar, energy experts said that technology transfer is crucial to achieving energy transition.
Climate change is having an immense impact on African countries and people need more information and awareness. That's the view of a leading climate activist from Kenya, who has her own climate podcast and spoke recently at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt. Abigael Kima has seen the effects of climate change on her home community in the west of Kenya and has now turned her attention to trying to change attitudes.
Germany's potential to invest in Africa was trumpeted at the 2022 German-Africa business summit in Johannesburg. But German foreign direct investment on the continent is stagnant.
South Africa is seeing another wave of anti-immigrant protests driven by a new movement called Operation Dudula. DW’s Adrian Kriesch reports from one of the anti-migrant protests in the mining town of Rustenburg.
The US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington this week is a chance for the US and countries in Africa to move closer to 'win-win' partnerships, analysts say.
A majority of MPs in the National Assembly have voted against adopting a report that could have seen impeachment proceedings begin. Cyril Ramaphosa has been under pressure over cash found at his private farm.
Undocumented migrants who leave their countries in the Horn of Africa and the Great Lakes region increasingly risking death as they near their destination in southern Africa. Many of them are young Ethiopians.
Despite a graft scandal, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa survived a challenge for the leadership of the African National Congress (ANC) party.
South Africans are suffering power cuts for up to 10 hours a day to avoid a collapse of the national grid. The president is pushing for green energy solutions, something that visiting German Economy Minister Robert Habeck has offered to support.
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