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Mercy wins #BBNaija 2019

The 26-year-old video vixen Mercy Eke has emerged as the winner of Big Brother Naija season four. After 99 entertaining days, Mercy was announced as the winner by Ebuka Obi Uchendu during the Live Finale show, which held on Sunday, October 6. Mercy defeated fellow housemates, Mike, Frodd, Omashola and Seyi to emerge the winner of the whooping 60 Million …

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PROJECT: Promoting Safe Migration in Africa

The suffering of young Africans in the process of irregular migration has been of deep concern to African Courier Media for many years and the flagship of the company, The African Courier, has been reporting on the plight of these migrants for nearly two decades. Migrants and refugees are often unaware and without defences in the face of false information …

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About ǀ The African Courier

The African Courier is published in Germany to report on Africa and the Diaspora African experience. The first issue of the bimonthly magazine appeared on the newsstands on 15 February 1998. The African Courier is a communication forum for European-African political, economic and cultural exchanges, and a voice for Africa in Europe. With too many negative representations of Africa entrenched …

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Joint Declaration of the Member Countries

Following is the Joint Declaration of the Member Countries on the Regional meeting for Europe, Central Asia and North America on the International Decade for People of African Descent: Representatives of States from Europe, Central Asia and North America participated in a regional meeting which took place in Geneva on 23 and 24 November 2017, with the participation of experts …

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NGOs stop refugee rescue operations off Libyan coast

In a development that will make crossing the Mediterranean for migrants more dangerous, German aid group Sea-Eye has announced it will suspend rescue operations. The announcement comes a day after Doctors without Borders (MSF) took a similar decision citing security concerns. Italian co-operation with Libyan authorities in the policing of the coastal waters of the North African country seems to …

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Top African Festivals in Germany

April-June 2016The annual summer season of African music and culture in Germany kicks off in May with various events, including live concerts and parading the crème de la crème of artistes from the continent and the Diaspora.   Black International Cinema 13 – 15 May / Berlinwww.black-international-cinema.com Afrika-Festival Birkenried13 – 16 May / Birkenried, Kulturgewächshauswww.afrika.birkenried.de Carnival of Cultures Berlin 13 – 16 May / Berlin, …

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Black People in Germany

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Association of Black People in Germany (Initiative Schwarze Deutsche or ISD), the first and the most important group formed by the African Diaspora in this country for the improvement of their political and socio-economic status, Femi Awoniyi looks at Black people in today’s German society. Blacks in the German society have …

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