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Book Review: Memories of Theodor Wonja Michael

Deutsch Sein und Schwarz Dazu” (“To Be German and Black”) is a treasure and a gift for German historiography. It is a treasure because Theodor Michael succeeds in vividly describing and analysing key events of his dramatic life in a historical and political context, covering the period from the Weimar Republic to this day.

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African women in Europe earn more than their male counterparts — UN study

Income inequality is reversed when Africans migrate to Europe, according to a new UN study about the reasons for moving. Although much higher earnings are a factor, intolerance at home often cements the decision. Nik Martin reports. African women earn, on average, 11% more than African men when they migrate to Europe, a United Nations Development Program (UNDP) study published …

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Enugu Airport: Igbo leaders secure Buhari’s support

Chairman of the South East Governors Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi, who presented the region’s requests to the President, said unless something urgent and drastic was done, the state of the roads in the region might disrupt the usual rise in the level of socio-economic activities that takes place in the region

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Russia offers African countries ‘help without political conditions’

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday said his country can offer help to African countries without political conditions. Putin’s remarks which also took a swipe at what he described as the ‘exploitative West’, come a few days before Russia hosts a summit with African leaders. The Kremlin has said it expects 47 African leaders to converge on the Black Sea …

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Project to support African women entrepreneurs in Europe launches

An initiative to promote African women entrepreneurs in Europe will launch in the German commercial city of Frankfurt/Main on 25 October. Maisha Business Women in Europe (MBWE) will offer women with refugee experience the opportunity to develop their entrepreneurial ideas and market their products and services. According to Virginia Wangare Greiner, one of the directors of the empowerment project, MBWE …

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