Africa

Germany’s international cooperation promotes political and economic integration at the regional level in Africa. GIZ provides advisory services to the African Union, regional economic communities and others. The focus is on peace and security, good governance, infrastructure, promotion of agriculture.

Medications at the touch of a button
A South African-German partnership is breaking new ground by giving people with chronic illnesses easy access to essential medicines: the pharmacy of the future operates almost like a cash machine.
A promising harvest
Cocoa is an important product in western and central Africa. Together with various partners, GIZ has developed a training programme to help smallholders farm their land sustainably.
‘Telling people about our diversity’
Author Farirai Mubvuma describes why she became an author and explains how everyone benefits if they listen to one another.
Healthy Future
The health care system in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is being given a new lease of life. The impoverished province of South Kivu shows how this might look.
Making way for startups
akzente gathered insights on the Tech Entrepreneurship Initiative ‘Make-IT in Africa’ featuring the voices of four young African experts and an interview with the Head of the programme.
Startups: Debu Odulana
Founder Debu Odulana on the lack of facilities for doctors in Nigeria and the online platform “Doctoora”

Africa

Africa