Lufthansa, Air France/KLM to resume flights to Nigeria

After several months of flight suspension caused by the coronavirus pandemic, German Lufthansa, Air France and the Royal KLM will be offering flights to Lagos and Abuja again starting on 7 December.  Since the beginning of the global health crisis, no airline has operated direct flights between Nigeria and the European Union, as the Nigerian government had imposed a reciprocal …

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G-PAD 2020: Creating more opportunities for African youths post-Covid

The coronavirus pandemic is dealing a heavy blow to economies across the world with unemployment, especially among youths, soaring in most countries.  African youths are the worse affected, considering the situation of the continent even before the outbreak of the global health crisis. For example, whereas about 12 million young Africans enter the labour market every year, only 3 million …

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Corona Lockdown: These rules apply in Germany in November

The hairdresser stays open, restaurants have to close: strict restrictions in everyday life apply nationwide from Monday until the end of November as part of new wide-ranging measures to fight Covid-19 by significantly reducing person-to-person contacts in Germany. The corona containment measures at a glance. Who can still meet now? In principle, the Federal Government and the Länder have decided …

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Germany: New laws and regulations in November 2020

Like in every new month, new laws and regulations enter into force in Germany in November. These affect quarantine rules for travellers, the labelling of food products, vehicle insurance, change of tax class and ID card for EU citizens living in Germany, among others. Here’s an overview of the changes: —– Corona-Lockdown  From 2 November, new corona restrictions will apply …

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COVID-19: Website informs Germany’s migrant communities in English, French, other languages

To counter misinformation circulating in the country, the Federal Commissioner for Migration, Refugees and Integration – Die Beauftragte der Bundesregierung für Migration, Flüchtlinge und Integration – runs an online portal to provide information about the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in English, French, Turkish and other languages. “By obeying certain rules, every individual can help protect the elderly and people with pre-existing …

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