In the Interview: Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara
Although Djembe drumming is traditionally coming from West Africa, the tradition has spread in many countries across the globe. In Germany, many people are embracing the music and are keen to learn how to beat the drum.
The Crisis in Mali: West Africa calls for More Support
DW's Hausa language service has been broadcasting for half a century. Celebrations are being held in Niger, where President Issofou has been fielding questions about his country's development and security.
Former Mali Prime Minister Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has stolen a substantial march in the western African nation’s presidential election. With around a third of the votes counted by Tuesday, Keita holds a "wide lead."
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