UN Security Council gives green light for intervention force in Mali+++Renewed ethnic clashes in Kenya's Tana River Delta region leaves more than 30 dead+++Help for Zimbabwe's agricultural sector
Germany wants to increase its involvement in Africa, possibly also militarily. There are various motives for this but so far no concrete strategy. Within Germany the deployment of troops abroad is a controversial issue.
Germany's Western allies are openly considering a military strike against Syria. But Berlin's Syria policy is focused on humanitarian aid and the search for a political solution.
Mali's second round parliamentary election has ended with low voter turnout possibly due to attacks earlier in the week. Jihadists claimed responsibility for the killings in Kidal of two UN peacekeepers from Senegal.
UN launches inquiry into violence in Central African Republic+++At least 100,000 children in refugee camps in Cameroon suffer from acute malnutrition+++Young South Africans hope for changes ahead of general elections
ICC finds DR Congo militia leader Katanga guilty of war crimes+++Rwandan women reflect on challenges as world marks International Womens Day+++African artistes converge in Abidjan for MASA 2014 festival
South Africa's AMCU platinum miners march in Pretoria demanding higher wages+++Human Rights Watch report calls on Malawi to end child marriage+++Ghana marks 57 years since independence in 1957
© 2014 Deutsche Welle | Legal notice | Contact