The African Union (AU) has launched an electronic passport that will allow free movement among all 54 markets in the region.
The passport will be available to diplomats and heads of state by 2018, and to citizens by 2020. Launching the passport is a new step in a series of actions of the AU to add...(more)
In Tigray, the northernmost state of Ethiopia, the rainy season lasts little more than two months. The drought-prone area was afflicted by hunger for many years. But today, methods of sustainable land management are turning the region into an array of green oases step by step. One initiator of the change: ...(more)