Extraordinary sounds are created when German and African musicians experiment together.
The Congo is rich in minerals, but lacks skilled labour and managerial staff. A German-Congolese Business School intends to change all that.
Former Federal president Horst Köhler is to be appointed new UN emissary for the conflict in the Western Sahara.
On 25 May, the countries of the African Union celebrate the signing of its charter in 1963.
German Federal Minister of Economic affairs Brigitte Zypries is planning a “Digitalisation and Innovation Partnership” with Europe’s neighbouring continent.
In the form of “Ask Without Shame” Ruth Nabembezi has developed a platform that answers anonymous questions relating to sexuality.
South African artist Kemang Wa Lehulere is Deutsche Bank “Artist of the Year” 2017.
Terrorist organization Boko Haram has destroyed many village communities in Nigeria. Music, theatre and film are now destined to contribute to bringing people back together – in a project Germany is supporting.
Curator and art critic Okwui Enwezor is to be awarded the International Folkwang Prize 2017.