Nespresso customers around the globe will soon be able to buy coffee from South Sudan. About 500 small farmers are producing it. Many farmers are glad of a cash crop, though it can’t feed their families by itself.
Swiss food giant Nestle is investing in South Sudan's coffee growing industry.
It's a familiar sight in parts of East Africa - starving children, desiccated carcasses and parched landscapes. 17 million face the threat of hunger. It's a man-made crisis, says Ludger Schadomsky.
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Political leaders from Germany and East Africa are set to attend the second German-African Economic Summit in Nairobi this week. But how friendly or cordial are Berlin's ties with Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania?
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