Africa: Zimbabwe's 'Crocodile' Mnangagwa Is No Beacon of Hope
In Harare, thousands have been cheering the new Zimababwean president, Emmerson Mnangagwa. But he is no better than his predecessor Robert Mugabe, says Ludger Schadomsky. Read more »
Zimbabwe: Anti-Apartheid Hero Denis Goldberg - 'Zimbabwe's Example Is a Very Powerful One'
Denis Goldberg, who struggled alongside Nelson Mandela to end apartheid in South Africa, says Zimbabwe's overthrowing of its long-term ruler Robert Mugabe is a good example of what… Read more »
Central African Republic: President Faustin Touadera - 'Conflicts Are Why the Population Has No Hope'
The president to the Central African Republic, Faustin Touadera, says young people in his country need vision and hope to stop them fleeing to Europe. Read more »
Zimbabwe: Emmerson Mnangagwa - - the Crocodile Who Snapped Back
Former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is taking power from Robert Mugabe -- an apparent denouement in their intriguing shared political history. The two have had certainly had… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe's Stolen Fortune
During Mugabe's 37 years in office, the former president is believed to have amassed a huge fortune. The question everyone is asking is: Will impoverished Zimbabweans ever see the… Read more »
Sudan: President Al-Bashir Asks Russia for Protection From US
During a visit to Russia, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has said that his country needed protection from the US. Al-Bashir is wanted by the International Criminal Court for… Read more »
Africa: Interpol Rescues 500, Arrests 40 in Human Trafficking Raids
Authorities in west and central Africa have rescued 500 victims of human trafficking in a series of raids. The operation was part of a German-funded initiative targeting organized… Read more »
Uganda: German Africa Prize Winner - 'There Are Grave Rights Violations in Uganda'
Ugandan lawyer Nicholas Opiyo talked to DW about the deteriorating human rights situation in Uganda and the intimidation and harassment he, and other activists, face in their… Read more »
Africa: Slave Trade in Libya - Outrage Across Africa
Media reports about alleged migrant slave markets in Libya have resulted in strong reactions across the continent. African politicians demand an investigation and the prosecution… Read more »
Africa: To Prosper, Poorest Countries Need Avenues to Electricity
The world's least developed countries need more reliable power sources. Just turning the lights on could lift nearly 600 million people out of the depths of poverty, according to a… Read more »
Libya: France Calls UN Security Council Emergency Meeting Over Libya Slave-Trading
France has called for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss slave-trading in Libya. It follows reports of Africans being auctioned at markets to North African… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Emmerson Mnangagwa Returns to Harare to Replace Mugabe
Robert Mugabe's former ally, whose sacking triggered the chain of events that led to the president's resignation, has returned to Zimbabwe. Emmerson Mnangagwa could be sworn in as… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Emmerson Mnangagwa Set to Return to Harare and Replace Mugabe
Robert Mugabe's former ally, whose sacking triggered the chain of events that led to the president's resignation, is due back from exile. Emmerson Mnangagwa could be sworn in as… Read more »
Nigeria: Nigeria Mosque Suicide Bombing Kills Dozens
A suicide bomber has killed at least 50 people in the Nigerian town of Mubi, with the death toll expected to rise further. Officials believe jihadi group Boko Haram is responsible. Read more »
Africa: Ghana - No Longer an African Role Model?
For many years, Ghana has been seen as a role model on the African continent. But the country's development has been floundering as of late. A recent study conducted by the Mo… Read more »
Morocco: Most of Stampede Dead Were Women - Report
At least fifteen people have been killed in a Moroccan village after a stampede erupted as food aid was being distributed. Several women were caught beneath an iron barrier as… Read more »
Egypt: Egypt Mulls Law to Prosecute 'Political Commentators' Amid Free Expression Crackdown
Lawmakers have drafted a new law to punish "political commentators and intellectuals" for defaming historical symbols. Egypt has witnessed a widening crackdown on free expression… Read more »
Africa: Africa's Demographic Bulge Is a 'Two-Edged Sword'
The 2017 Ibrahim Index of African Governance was released on Monday. Philanthropist Mo Ibrahim spoke to DW about Africa's demographic dilemma, the Zimbabwe coup, and Ghana as a… Read more »
Africa: Israel to Deport 40,000 African Refugees Without Their Consent
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced an unspecified international deal to expel some 40,000 African asylum seekers from the country. The Israeli Cabinet also… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Ruling Zanu-PF Replaces Mugabe With Mnangagwa, Fires Grace
With Robert Mugabe's political days numbered, the ZANU-PF party meeting Sunday morning put another nail in his coffin. He was dumped as party leader and his wife has been expelled… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Mugabe to Face Impeachment This Week?
Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe has defied widespread calls to quit as president, telling the nation he would "preside" over his party's next congress. This follows his dismissal as… Read more »
Africa: Trump Reverses Course On Trophy Hunting, Reimposes Obama-Era Ban
US President Donald Trump has reinstated a ban on trophy hunting amid a public uproar. However, the federal agency responsible for the ban still has on its website that it will… Read more »
Africa: 'We're Looking At Africa in 2050', Says Top Official
We need to create jobs, help facilitate trade and address the challenges of the Africa of the future, says Donald Yamamoto, who is in charge of African affairs at the US State… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Mugabe Opponents Plan Big March on Saturday
Several major world powers and even members of the president's party have indicated they would like to see President Mugabe resign. Most branches of his ZANU-PF party have passed… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Opposition Leader Dumiso Dabengwa - Mugabe Must Vacate Presidency
Things must not 'go back to normal' after this week's events in Harare, says ZAPU opposition party leader Dumiso Dabengwa. DW correspondent Victoria Schneider spoke to the former… Read more »
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