The worst locust infestation in decades is currently destroying crops and pastureland in the Horn of Africa. There is a risk of famine in the region. Germany has made available two million euros for emergency aid to help tackle this infestation.
Some 25,000 Eritreans found refuge in Germany during Eritrea’s war of independence from Ethiopia (1961–1991). These refugees, the majority of whom have since acquired German citizenship, still maintain…
The international community still faces many challenges this year. However, a large number of success stories show why it is worthwhile continuing to be active worldwide.
Rapprochement between Ethiopia and Eritrea is a source of renewed hope after 20 years of hostility.