In the past three years, 11 of the 20 fastest-growing economies in the world were in Africa. And that growth potential is attracting investors, for example in Nigeria.
Nigeria's new ambassador to Germany, Yusuf Tuggar, discusses taking up the post in Berlin, which has been vacant for three years, and how the growing relationship between the two countries can be strengthened further.
For months now, Africa's rough diamonds have been increasing in value but the sale proceeds do not reach the people. Instead, they benefit metropolitan elites and the mine companies, which are usually foreign-owned.
After steady progress in fighting hunger, the United Nations announced an increase in the number of chronically hungry people for the first time in over 10 years. Some 11 percent of the world's population is affected.
As far as Serbia's foreign policy is concerned, joining the EU is a top priority. The Serbian prime minister, Ana Brnabic, writes that Germany's support for her country is hugely important in this regard.
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