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.

Open spaces amid a concrete jungle
In the overcrowded settlements of Egypt’s metropolises, there are glimmers of hope – community centres that provide places for young people and families to relax and play sport.
A matter of time
Across the globe, the coronavirus pandemic is serving as a wake-up call to improve the coordination of epidemic prevention measures. Cooperation with the ECOWAS region shows how it can be done.
‘More democracy - more development’
Lawyer Nicholas Opiyo is a champion of democracy in Uganda. Despite some setbacks, he sees signs of change in the country.
Down to the very last village
Assignment in Madagascar: on the road with a team of scientists to inform people about the plague in the highlands of the island republic
Learning democracy
For the first time, Ugandans are helping to reshape their country’s energy policy. Lawyer Claudia Apio takes her message around local villages calling for real change.
Connecting the other 50 per cent
Kenyan IT researcher and policy analyst Nanjira Sambuli on the current state of digitisation in Africa.

Africa

Africa