The Africa Prize is awarded by the nonpartisan German Africa Foundation to Africans selected by a jury for their commitment to democracy, peace, human rights, economic development, science, arts, culture or society.
The insolvency proceedings of Austria's Signa Holding could negatively impact German banks and markets. The Galeria department store chain is the focus of most concern, but the real estate sector may also be in trouble.
The far-right politician will face trial in the central German city of Halle, the largest city in Saxony-Anhalt. During a speech in May 2021, Höcke used the slogan of the Nazis' notorious Sturmabteilung (SA).