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August, 2019

  • 20 August

    Ndi Igbo Germany Speaks Out on the Assault on Senator Ekweremadu in Nuremberg

    Below is a Press Statement released by Ndi Igbo Germany e.V. on the assault on the person of Senator Ike Ekweremadu at the Second Annual Igbo Cultural Day on Saturday, 17 August in the German city of Nuremberg. The event was organised by Ndi Igbo Germany. ………………………………………. PRESS STATEMENT NDI IGBO GERMANY APOLOGISES TO SENATOR IKE EKWEREMADU AND CALLS FOR WORLD …

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  • 20 August

    Nigerian community condemns Senator Ekweremadu’s assault in Nuremberg

    The physical assault on the person of Senator Ike Ekweremadu at the Second Annual Igbo Cultural Day on 17 August in the German city of Nuremberg has been attracting different reactions from Nigerians in the diaspora. The attack is suspected to have been carried out by members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), an organisation agitating for a separate independent …

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  • 20 August

    Anger at Lagos airport as Nigerian deportees arrive from Germany

    No fewer than 20 Nigerian migrants have been deported by the German authority, The African Courier can confirm. The migrants arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport at 4:30pm on Monday (19 August). The African Courier gathered that the returnees were picked randomly at different times and detained in a deportation prison prior to their repatriation. READ MORE New law for …

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  • 18 August

    Ambassador Tuggar assures Edo Community in Germany

    Nigeria’s ambassador to Germany, HE Yusuf Maitama Tuggar, hosted a delegation* of the Edo Community of Nigeria, Germany e.V. (Edo`s in Germany) on Friday, 16 August in Berlin. Alhaji Tuggar held a meeting with the delegation, including members of the national executive council of Edo Community Germany, in the company of Ambassador (Mrs) Shakirat Ogundero, the Deputy Head of Mission, …

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  • 17 August

    Germany most popular non-English speaking country for foreign students

    Germany has become the most popular country in the world for foreign students in the non-English speaking world. A new study released by two academic services found that students were attracted by better prospects. Ben Knight of DW reports Germany has overtaken France as the most popular non-English speaking country for international students, according to a new study. Germany came …

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  • 17 August

    Nkechi Madubuko speaks on how to empower young people against racism in Germany

    Information and practical knowledge on dealing with racist experience of children and young people with migration or non-Christian religious background is the theme of a lecture taking place on Tuesday, August 20 in Gießen. The sociologist, journalist and author Nkechi Madubuko, PhD, will deliver the lecture at the Hermann-Levi concert hall in the town hall of Gießen. The speaker, who …

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  • 15 August

    How Sierra Leone emerged African football champions in Bremen

    After five exciting weekends of quality football and the accompanying tension and fun, Sierra Leone beat Cameroon 5:4 to become winners of the 13th African Football Cup in Bremen on Sunday (11 August). It was however not easy for the Sierra Leoneans as they achieved their hard-won victory after a penalty shoot-out. Senegal had it easier at the third-place match …

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  • 15 August

    Far-right hate crimes on the rise in Germany

    During the first half of 2019, German authorities registered 8,605 far-right hate crimes. That was 900 more than in the first half of 2018. In the first half of 2019, the authorities registered 8,605 extreme right-wing crimes in Germany. These included 363 acts of violence. A total of 179 people were injured, according the Federal Government in response to a …

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  • 15 August

    Experts deliberate on the future of work in Africa at Accra summit

    More than one hundred Human Resource (HR) Professionals have gathered in Accra for the 2019 Ghana HR Summit organised by Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and career , in partnership with Learning Organisation Ghana to brainstorm on the future of work and how it will be created.  The two-day Summit which started on 13 August 2019 took …

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  • 14 August

    2Baba Idibia storms Frankfurt for Nollywood Europe Golden Award

    The German city of Frankfurt will again host the Nollywood Film Festival Germany (NFFG) and its sister event Nollywood Europe Golden Award (NEGA) on 30-31 August. The yearly entertainment show, organized by Ehizoya Golden Entertainment e.V., features Nigerian film screenings, live music concerts and an awards night. The main attraction of NFFG/ NEGA this year is the performance of Nigerian …

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