Young African architects tackle urban growth
Managing rapid urbanization has become one of the most important development challenges for Africa. The continent faces huge problems in meeting the needs of its growing urban populations, including housing and infrastructure. Christian Benimana, an architect from Rwanda, takes up the challenge.
German Africa Prize for environmental activists
They’ve sacrificed their lives to protect the environment in their home countries. That’s why Gerald Bigurube from Tanzania and Clovis Razafimalala from Madagascar are being awarded this year’s German Africa Prize – an award presented by the German Africa Foundation to “outstanding individuals” who have dedicated themselves to social causes in Africa.