While much of Ethiopia's agriculture sector is hurting because of the coronavirus pandemic, coffee farmers are increasingly gaining international acclaim for the superiority of their beans.
Rising temperatures, drought and erratic rainfall are making growing coffee harder. In just 30 years, climate change could destroy half of all coffee growing land, threatening millions of African farmers.
The worst-hit country in the Middle East has started inoculations with Russia's Sputnik V vaccine. Meanwhile, France logged its highest number of intensive care patients in two months. Follow DW for the latest.
As part of its post-Brexit global vision, Britain is hosting a UK-Africa trade forum this week. But with its new trade deals failing to offer African nations much extra, the UK is falling behind as a key trading partner.
In several parts of Africa, paying for food, clothes or public transport with a phone is commonplace. Mobile money is taking off in Ethiopia, too, with COVID-19 as the catalyst.
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