The talks held in South Africa between the Ethiopian government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) after two years of bitter conflict, has had a positive result. On the second November, Olusegun Obasanjo, a former President of Nigeria and the African Union (AU) representative for the Horn of Africa, announced a ceasefire agreement between the parties.
How could one ignore the first female Prime Minister (PM) of Italy?
Not Germany’s Chancellor Olaf Scholz nor France’s President Emmanuel Macron, even if their politics don’t march quite in step. No sooner was the journalist and politician Giorgia Meloni officially confirmed on October 22, 2022, forming a cabinet in a surprisingly short time, than these gentlemen let it be known that they would work with her.
The many issues bedeviling the planet never seem to cease.
And I’m not even looking at climate change with the hottest-ever summer in the UK and elsewhere, the wettest season in Australia, the frightening hurricanes in the US or drought in the Sahel. I’m looking at a few hotspots such as Iran, Ethiopia or Somalia.
The EU’s Foreign Ministers met in Luxemburg after Iran had erupted, with death-defying street protests causing alarm.