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Germany: Immigrants elect Integration Councils in North Rhine-Westphalia

On 13 September, elections for Lord Mayors, Mayors, Councillors and the Integration Councils will be held in towns and cities across the western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The Integration Councils are for many people with a migration background the only opportunity for political participation through elections. Many Africans are vying for seats on the Integration Councils (Integrationsrat), the only …

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What East Africa teaches rest of continent about economic growth – SAP boss

  As Africa starts its recovery efforts against the immense challenges caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Pedro Guerreiro, Managing Director for Central Africa at SAP – the global leader in enterprise software,  takes a closer look at the continued economic success story of the East African region and argues why it is an example for how the rest of the …

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Germany’s Covid-19 global travel warning to end, new policy in October

Germany’s Covid-19 blanket travel warning for a large part of the world is to be replaced at the end of the month. Instead, countries will be assessed individually according to their situation. The blanket travel warning for almost all of the 160 or so countries outside the EU and the border-free Schengen area will end on 30 September. According to …

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