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Panama Papers – Illicit Financial Flows and Africa’s path to development

The Panama Papers shed crucial light on how illicit financial flows work. It’s essential for Africa’s development, but any hope of change is still...

Dawn of a new era for Japan’s aviation industry with MRJ debut flight

NAGOYA – Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp.’s new jet took off on its debut flight from Nagoya airport in central Japan, half a century after the...

International Criminal Court is not fulfilling its mandate – Kenyatta

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta wants to continue his campaign against the International Criminal Court. He spoke to DW's Daniel Pelz in an exclusive interview...

Fatma Samoura appointed FIFA Secretary General

As the 66th FIFA Congress kicked off in Zurich, the world was waiting to hear what the President Infantino of the world soccer governing...

President Obama speaks at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Nairobi

PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Thank you. (Applause.)  Thank you so much.  Please, please, everybody have a seat.  Good morning! AUDIENCE:  Good morning! PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Tanga jumbo. Thank you so...

Remarks by Presidents Kenyatta of Kenya and Obama of USA before Bilateral Meeting

PRESIDENT KENYATTA:  Mr. President, once again, on a more formal basis, let me take this opportunity on behalf of my government, the people of...

Horror over France following ‘terrorist’ attacks

More than 150 people are reported to have been killed in the French capital Paris and Saint-Denis following attacks on 6 locations on Friday...

ISIS ‘finance chief’ Abu Saleh killed in coalition airstrike – US

The US has confirmed the Islamic State 'finance chief' Abu Saleh has been killed in an airstrike by the US-led coalition. Brett McGurk, Special Presidential...

France’s changing relationship with Africa: Backyard, backstop or backdoor?

Historically, there have been four drivers behind France’s Africa policy: security, people, business and aid, and the importance of an international ‘voice’. These still...

South Africa and China sign USD 6.5bn of trade and investment agreements

Chinese President and his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma witnessed the inking of 26 trade and investment deals worth 6.5 bn dollars between their...
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