TimeLine Layout

October, 2019

  • 13 October

    19,000 migrant deaths in Mediterranean in six years

    The Mediterranean crossing continues to be the deadliest migrant route worldwide: 19,000 migrants have been reported dead or missing since October 3, 2013. So far this year, the crossing has claimed over 1,000 victims. Approximately 19,000 migrants have been reported dead or missing in the Mediterranean Sea since October 3, 2013, when over 360 people died in a shipwreck off the …

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  • 12 October

    New association of Kenyan women in Germany launches

    Jacklyne Achieng Kuhn started the group to offer Kenyan women a platform where they can support, interact and uplift each other.

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  • 12 October

    Nigerian Afrobeats star to perform live in Berlin, Germany

    L.A.X. (real name Damilola Afolabi), one of Nigeria’s Afrobeats rising stars, will perform in Berlin on 18 October. Powered by Kings & Friends Promotion, the show will take place at the famous Surprise Club. Since becoming the first artist to sign to WizKid’s label Star Boy in 2013, L.A.X has been putting in work a steady stream of songs that …

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  • 12 October

    Germany: High immigrant unemployment level due to language deficiency – researchers

    Migrants with a good command of German language have the same opportunities on the German labour market as natives. This is the result of a study conducted by the Cologne-based Institute of German Business. With the same level of education and good German language proficiency, migrants, according to a new study, equally earn high wages as natives. Accordingly, higher levels …

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  • 11 October

    Tecno launches new smartphone model for Africa

    Many manufacturers are looking for different screen displays or bigger screen to improve the user experience. However, most big screen or emerging display smartphone would charge higher price for the latest technology.

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  • 11 October

    Rwanda blazes trail in Africa as smartphone maker inaugurates factory in Kigali

    A private company, Mara Phones, has opened a smartphone manufacturing plant in Kigali, blazing a trail in Africa in the local production of electronic goods. Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame Monday inaugurated what is being described as Africa’s “first high tech smartphone factory” in the country’s capital city. He commended the drive towards affordable smartphones and underlined the need to boost …

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  • 11 October

    No-deal Brexit would ‘push UK debt to 50-year high’

    As the 31 October deadline for reaching a deal between the EU and UK approaches, analysts and stakeholders are now calculating the likely costs of a no-deal arbitrary exit of the UK from the bloc. According to the Institute for Fiscal Studies, a British think tank, a no-deal Brexit would push the UK to its highest debt-level since the 1960s, …

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  • 11 October

    2019 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister

    Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for “for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.” The Nobel committee said during its announcement Friday that the coveted prize was also meant to recognize all the stakeholders working for peace …

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  • 10 October

    7 German habits you should consider adopting

    Upon moving to Germany, Dana Regev couldn't understand why Germans were being so... German. But five years later, she has embraced these seven German practices that she once strongly rejected.

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  • 10 October

    Karamba Diaby talks about his unusual road to German parliament

    The only MP of African origin was reelected in 2019 to represent the eastern city of Halle in the Bundestag.

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