Eritrea is one of the world’s most reclusive states. It is often referred to as the “North Korea of Africa”.
Oromo is the country’s largest ethnic group but remains marginalised and severely persecuted.
Over the past two years, over 30 churches have been attacked in Ethiopia - half burned to the ground.
Christians feel threatened and abandoned in Nigeria, where they make up over half of the population.
Five churches have already been destroyed in the region of Omoria in the first three months of this year.
The Italian bishop of a missionary region of Ethiopia is the first Catholic bishop known to have died of the coronavirus pandemic.
He and his fellows had to spend the night in the airport, before returning to Ethiopia.
Twenty-three Christians with seven children fled to the neighboring neighborhood, where they are accommodated at the local church.
The harsh Asmara regime still shows distrust and suspicion of religious and political figures from Ethiopia.