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Old narratives

Issue 94 - spring 2022
According to the Africanist Martin Sturmer, stereotypical images of Africa are based on specific crises.

Economic Partnerships

WiPa: Gaining a foothold in Africa

Issue 94 - spring 2022
For Dutch flower and food plant expert Delphy, sub-Saharan Africa is an important promising market. Several national teams prepare the terrain. The Austrian Development Agency supports a Delphy consultancy project in Kenya.

food supply

granary in war

Egypt is particularly dependent on wheat imports from Ukraine and Russia. The war in Europe could also lead to social unrest in North Africa.

compact factory

Vaccination solution for Africa

Pharmaceutical manufacturer Biontech has developed a mobile production facility for vaccines: The Biontainer is to be used in Africa.

raw material from Africa

Marula: Versatile and promising

Issue 94 - spring 2022
Oil obtained from the kernels of the African marula fruit is increasingly being used in care and cosmetic products.


Waiting for marula bars

Magazine 94 – Spring 2022
The South African Cyril Lombard works on the further development and internationalization of the marula sector in Africa.


Sought-after raw material for the cosmetics industry

Issue 94 - spring 2022
Udo Reinhardt imports marula oil from Namibia through his company Aurum Africa and supplies it to the European cosmetics industry.

guest commentary

Kofi Annan Award for Innovation in Africa

Issue 94 - spring 2022
Adam Urosevic, Advisor for Sustainable Development in the Federal Chancellery, on African social entrepreneurs and the Kofi Annan Award.

Africa! Looking back into the future of a continent


Issue 94 - spring 2022
The longstanding Africa correspondent Bartholomäus Grill outlines a multifaceted and thoroughly personal image of Africa.



Issue 94 - spring 2022
Africa's tech sector is primarily at home in English and Arabic-speaking countries. But things are also moving in francophone Senegal.