Germany Is Missing Its Chance in Africa

During her 2007 trip to Liberia, Angela Merkel received a white
chicken as a traditional welcoming gift.

During her 2007 trip to Liberia, Angela Merkel received a white chicken as a traditional welcoming gift.

In Germany, most people think of wars, poverty and hunger when they think of Africa. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s stopover on the continent, where she will travel to three countries in just three days, is unlikely to change that. Other nations have long been investing in Africa, and are reaping the benefits.

More:

http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/0,1518,773690,00.html

 

Categories: Africa, Germany

2 replies

  1. While I support Germany’s decision to stay out of Iraq and Libya wars I do find it unfortunate that they are missing out on the peaceful development of Africa. After all such development always benefits both sides.

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