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Hoping for rain
Drought in Somaliland

Somaliland is an independent but internationally not admitted state in East Afrika since 1991 with 3 million inhabitants. Because of the ongoing drought the people are threatened by hunger: The reserves [ >> More information ]

Our forest – our future
Save Cambodias Wildlife

  Our forest – our future: Save Cambodias Wildlife In the north-eastern part of Cambodia vast woodlands are beeing cut down to make way for rubber plantations owned by multinational corporations. This [ >> More information ]

Fred Batales disability project

Uganda: Fred Batales disability project – Deutsche Welle / Africa on the move 04.12.2015 In Uganda people with disabilities are stigmatised. Fred Batale took discriminacion as a challenge and started the Disability [ >> More information ]

Sweet idea
baking to counter unemployment in Uganda

Sweet idea: baking to counter unemployment in Uganda – Deutsche Welle / Africa on the move 30.11.2015 Harriet Kakonge’s baking classes are giving unemployed youth the hope of a better future. In a [ >> More information ]

Doreen Omondi
Empowerment through soccer

Doreen Omondi: Empowerment through soccer – Deutsche Welle / Africa on the move 20.11.2015 Doreen Nabwire Omondi is a successful professional soccer player. She now devotes much of her time to an [ >> More information ]

Boniface Mwangi never shuts up

Kenya: Boniface Mwangi never shuts up – Deutsche Welle / Africa on the move 14.12.2015 Boniface Mwangi is a successful photojournalist in Kenya. He had his breakthrough with his photos of the [ >> More information ]

Brasil: A one-way ride to poverty
Raw materials for the German automotive industry

The wealth of north-eastern Brasil is carried off in an endless line of train loads transporting iron ore for the German automotive industry. Brasil’s Carajas region has been suffering from persistent [ >> More information ]

India: Strong women for more social equality

In Southern India’s Tamil Nadu region gender relations are still defined by century-old traditions. A few women have formed self-help groups. With the support of Kolping India they have gained access [ >> More information ]

Golden times
The false-faced business with gold

Right after the crash of the international financial markets, the demand for gold rose. Gold has never been as expensive as today. It is said to be a safe financial investment. [ >> More information ]

ZDF-planet e
The fairy tale of the eco-friendly car

Erik Hane and Stefan Hanf’s report was filmed in Germany, Brazil and Peru. Where do the natural resources for German cars come from? And how are they exploited? Do environmental problems [ >> More information ]