Young Entrepreneurs Sherif Ghali and Paulina Adjei tell DW what steps are necessary to deal with the current economic conditions. They are both associated with AGYLE - which builds a bridge between young German and African managers and establishes a sustainable business network.
Fuel shortages, inflation and high levels of poverty have plagued Nigeria in recent years. The 77 Percent travels to Lagos, where Edith Kimani meets young Nigerians who tell her how they view Nigeria's economy and why people in the oil-rich nation are still struggling to make ends meet.
Voters in Argentina have picked two candidates for November's presidential run-off, as the country faces economic turmoil. Centre-left economy minister Sergio Massa will be facing libertarian populist Javier Milei, and the pair have very different views on how Argentina's economy should be handled. We take a closer look.
China's National Bureau of Statistics has released a new raft of data on the health of the Chinese economy, the world's second largest. Annual GDP growth in the third quarter reached 4.9%, beating analysts' expectations. The authorities' efforts to support growth are bearing fruit, although retail sales remain low and the property sector continues to struggle.
Europe's largest economy has flatlined recently, showing no signs of recovery from a winter recession. The International Monetary Fund has predicted Germany will be the only major advanced economy to shrink in 2023.
Germany's economy is in decline. Now the main opposition party, the center-right CDU, has presented an emergency program to combat the recession, stepping up pressure on Chancellor Olaf Scholz.
Following the reelection of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, analysts are asking whether Turkey sticks to the unorthodox low interest rate policy he has supported. The crisis-ridden market may be heading for a turnaround.
In mainland Europe's westernmost country, water is becoming scarce. Still, Portuguese politicians continue to focus on economic activities that consume particularly large amounts of water, activists say.
Sky-high inflation and a plunging lira continue to be at the forefront of Turkish voters' minds as the country appears set for a runoff election between President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his challenger Kemal Kilicdaroglu. Erdogan's unorthodox economic theories have unnerved investors and analysts as he contradicts mainstream methods to tame the country's cost-of-living crisis.
Beijing's huge stimulus program helped the West to recover from the 2008 financial crisis. This time, however, China's post-COVID recovery is patchy and geopolitical issues mean it is unlikely to stop a global recession.
With food and fuel prices soaring and a currency in freefall, many young Nigerians are worried they will never experience financial stability. But is the situation really hopeless? We ask young entrepreneurs and business owners in Abuja how they are securing their future against the odds.
The Dutch coalition government survived a no-confidence vote on April 5. But its problems are far from over – with pressure from the farmers' movement causing tensions inside the coalition. The pro-farmers' BBB party made a breakthrough in the provincial elections in March, rattling the political establishment.