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4 Nov
As coalition talks continue, DW's The 77 Percent asks young Africans if they expect — and want — a stronger collaboration between Germany and African countries.
7 Mar
A few African countries have begun vaccinating populations for COVID-19. Despite campaigns and assurances that the vaccines are safe, many people are worried about potential side effects.
20 Jan
Expectations are high among Africans and African leaders as former US vice president, Joe Biden takes office as the 46th President of the United States. The biggest question right now on the mind of African leaders is how will a ​Joe Biden​ ​​presidency affect Africa’s​ over​ 1.3 billion people​?
22 Jun 2020
Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.⁣⁣ Here are some facts about the ‘Black Fourth of July.’⁣⁣ ⁣⁣
12 Jun 2020
Dessau is notorious for two brutal deaths of Africans in separate incidents — one of which occurred in police custody and remains unresolved. Even today, few of the city’s white residents see racism as a daily problem.
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.
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
31 Jan 2020
As the United Kingdom finally leaves the European Union, good or bad, its departure will come with a mixed bag for Africa.⁣
29 Oct 2019
Africans are increasingly using smartphones. Chinese providers in particular benefit from the boom. The African companies that are pushing their way onto the market are having a hard time competing with Chinese prices.
22 Feb 2019
A Dakar hairdresser who works out of a road-side shack says he is tired of Africans being left behind and will vote for a president who can push the country into the 21st century and bring development, create jobs and provide social security for all.
10 Nov 2018
More than two million Africans, civilians and soldiers alike, were killed in World War One. In Europe and in Africa itself, thousands of Africans were forced into service for their colonial masters. The consequences are still in evidence today.
7 Oct 2018
First lady Melania Trump hits back at critics who say she made a mistake by wearing a white pith helmet in Kenya, a hat favoured by 19th century European colonialists, because of its association with the exploitation of Africans.

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An American company has developed a liquid that can extend the shelf life of fruit and vegetables. Apeel is based on natural compounds and controls the factors that cause fruit to age.
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As Germany reports another dismaying record in COVID statistics, its hardest-hit states are planning stricter curbs. Among other things, the country's beloved Christmas markets are being canceled one by one.
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As the fourth wave of the pandemic wreaks havoc in Germany, a growing number of Intensive Care Units (ICUs) have reached full capacity. The main problem: a serious shortage of specialized staff.
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After hitting historic lows on Tuesday, Turkey's currency has recovered slightly. The lira has lost 40% of its value against the US dollar since the start of the year, amid a series of controversial interest rate cuts and double-digit inflation.
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With the Taliban now in power for more than 100 days, women and girls in Afghanistan are still waiting to hear officially if they can return to work and school. Also, how do we flip the script when it comes to gender violence and teach men and boys to act appropriately? Annette Young talks to Michael Conroy, the founder of Men at Work, an UK organisation which offers training programs to foster violence-free relationships for men and boys.
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Germany's incoming coalition — made up of Social Democrats, Greens and the neoliberal FDP — has agreed on a political roadmap. DW takes a look at the key issues they're taking on, including the COVID pandemic.