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Court: Deportations to Nigeria and Gambia breach European Convention

On 24 November 2020, the European Court of Human Rights published a Chamber judgement in the case Unuane v. the United Kingdom (no. 80343/17) concerning the applicant’s deportation to Nigeria, following a criminal conviction, forcing him to leave his partner and three children in the United Kingdom. The Chamber held that there had been a violation of Article 8 (right to respect for private …

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G-PAD 2020: How digitalisation can support Africa post-Covid recovery and growth

How to deploy digital solutions to drive post-Covid African recovery was a major focus at the 2020 Global Partnership for African Development (G-PAD) forum, which took place on 27-28 November. At a panel discussion on how digitalisation can help promote economic growth and development in Africa, entitled Digitization and Development: The African Perspective, Sunil Geness, Director for Global Government Affairs …

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Teilen Sie uns Ihre Meinung über Haar- und Hautpflegeprodukte mit und gewinnen Sie Pflegeprodukte im Wert von 80€

Deutschland ist ein Land der kulturellen Vielfalt, aber dennoch werden die Bedürfnisse der unterschiedlichen Ethnien nicht immer erfüllt. Viele fühlen sich von der Werbung nicht angesprochen, auch das Produktsortiment der meisten Warenhäuser lässt Produkte, die für bestimmte Communities zum Alltag gehören, vermissen. Oft können diese nur in bestimmten Geschäften, wie zum Beispiel in Afro-Shops, erworben werden. Erfreulich ist, dass Drogerien …

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Tribute: Why Maradona stood apart from other football greats by Michael Nnaji

The Argentine football legend, Diego Armando Maradona, died aged 60 on Wednesday, after a life that showcased the good, the bad and the ugly of the human condition. But he will mostly be remembered for his footballing exploits which transcended the sport. Our Contributing Editor, Michael Nnaji, looks back on his life. My first recollections of Diego Maradona were during …

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G-PAD 2020: Increased formalisation of African economies needed to confront post-Covid challenges – AfDB chief

The global coronavirus pandemic is having a devastating impact on the economies of countries around the world. Africa is one of the regions worst affected as state revenues have taken a big hit. The structure of the continent’s external trade is to blame for the particularly harsh effect of COVID-19 on African countries, Khaled Sheriff, Vice President, Regional Development, Integration …

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Give us your opinion about hair and skin care products and win €80 worth of care products!

Germany is a country of cultural diversity, yet the needs of the different ethnic groups are not always met. Many people do not feel addressed by advertising, and the product range of most department stores also lacks products that are part of everyday life for certain communities. Often these can only be purchased in ethnic stores. It is gratifying that …

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Germany: Calling Black person monkey is “fundamentally degrading” – Supreme Court rules

A German man insults an African colleague at work by calling him a monkey and he was dismissed. Deeming his dismissal a violation of his right to free expression, the man went to court to challenge it. Germany’s highest court on constitutional matters has now delivered a landmark verdict on racist insults against people of African descent versus the right …

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Burkina Faso’s President Kabore wins second term

Roch Kabore the incumbent President of Burkina Faso, has  won the election with 57.87 per cent of votes, according to the election body Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday. Having won more than 50 per cent of the total ballots cast, Kabore has secured enough votes to avoid a second round. In a message posted on his social media platforms …

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Germany: These Lockdown Rules Apply in December

Although the exponential rise in new infections has been halted since the partial lockdown began in early November, the daily cases are still far too high. The partial lockdown has been as a result only a partial success, Chancellor Angela Merkel said in Berlin on Wednesday. The November measures could therefore not be relaxed yet, she added, while speaking to …

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Diego Maradona: Football world loses a legend

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has passed away at the age of 60 after suffering a cardiac arrest, according to multiple reports. He had a heart attack at his home just two weeks after leaving hospital where he underwent brain surgery. Days after celebrating his 60th birthday, the Gimnasia coach had been hospitalised after complaining of low spirits and fatigue …

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