Country: Kenya

Heightened security in Somalia following the murder of a French agent (photo: Mohammed Abdiwahab/AFP/Getty Images)

From failed state to fragile state?

Somalia and the rocky road towards greater stability

Lindau, international "Religion for Peace" conference (photo: Ahmad Khalid Photography)

Relgions for Peace in Lindau

"Women are the ones who ensure religion survives"

Some 30 Nigerian women live in the small two-room apartment. They sleep on rugs on the floor (photo: Dara Foi'elle)

The iniquity of the kafala system

Lebanon's migrant workers – exploited, then abandoned

Visitors to the Hargeisa Book Fair in Somaliland (photo: Kate Stanworth)

Book fair on the Horn of Africa

Somalinimo in Hargeisa

Al-Shabab fighters in Somalia (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/F.-A. Warsameh)

Islamism in eastern Africa

Not immune to terror

Dr. Guido Steinberg (photo: DW)

Interview with Guido Steinberg

"Al-Shabab Attacks Could Destabilize the Entire Region"