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September, 2019

  • 3 September

    New laws and regulations in Germany from September 2019

    A number of new laws and regulations – affecting online banking and payment for online transactions, appointments at the doctor’s and insurance coverage for HIV prophylaxis drugs, allowances for asylum-seekers and the cost of sending packets etc – enter into effect in the new month. The most important changes are in this overview. HEALTH New incentives for quicker appointments for …

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  • 2 September

    What 2Baba Idibia’s concert in Berlin proves

    It was the evening of Sunday, 1 September in one of Berlin’s most prestigious event locations. The hall of Columbia Theater was filled to capacity with happy people – Africans, Germans and others, who had gathered to see the Afrobeat’s legend 2Baba Idibia (aka 2Face Idibia) perform live. What marked the concert, dubbed 2FACE #20YearsAKing of Afrobeats Live, apart from …

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  • 2 September

    Nigerians in Germany speak out on situation in home country

    Some Nigerians in Germany have faulted the method employed by Omoyele Sowore, a human rights activist, in his call for a revolution against the Nigerian government. Speaking in a video interview with Samson Itondo of Afrobizgermany, the commentators said Sowore’s revolution call could have a partisan political undertone, having lost his bid to become the country’s president at the 2019 …

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  • 2 September

    “I did not disrespect Nigeria’s First Lady in my movie” – Annie Idibia speaks out in Berlin

    Nollywood actress Annie Idibia has said that she did not disrespect Aisha Buhari, wife of Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, in a scene in Power of 1, a movie produced by Efe Omorogbe, CEO of Buckwyld Media Network. The wife of Afrobeats legend 2Baba Idibia said this in an interview with Afrobizgermany, when the movie was screened at the Nollywood Films Travel …

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  • 2 September

    Former Nigerian minister bags prestigious German fellowship  

    A former Nigerian minister and presidential contestant at the country’s last general election has been awarded a resident fellowship at one of Germany’s most prestigious academies. A prominent Nigerian, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, has been awarded a Richard von Weizsäcker Fellowship at the Robert Bosch Academy in Berlin for the period from from September 2019 to February 2020. Others who bagged the …

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  • 1 September

    Nigerian who rampaged at German asylum centre deported

    The authorities in the southern German state of Bavaria have announced that a Nigerian who went on a rampage recently at an Anchor Centre (Ankerzentrum), a big holding camp for refugees, has been deported to Nigeria. The news was broken on Thursday to the Bayerischer Rundfunk by the Bavarian State Office for Asylum and Repatriation (Bayerische Landesamt für Asyl und …

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August, 2019

  • 31 August

    Mastercard Foundation to facilitate employment for three million young Ghanaians

    The initiative is aligned with the government’s An Agenda for Jobs: Creating Prosperity and Equal Opportunity for All, and Ghana’s commitment to positioning the country as a global entrepreneurship and technology hub.

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  • 30 August

    African festivals not to miss before summer ends!

    The annual season of African music and culture in Germany is slowly, slowly.. drawing to a close. Here are Festivals you don’t want to miss before the season ends: ———————————————- Afrika Tag Berlin 7 September/ Berlin, Spandau Rathaus   Africa is guest in the City Hall of Spandau and it presents cultural messages from the sunny continent. With the project …

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  • 30 August

    2Baba Idibia, Diamond Platnumz perform live in Berlin

    Two leading African hip-hop musicians will perform in Germany’s biggest city, political capital and multicultural hub in the first week of September. 2Baba Idibia, who went by the stage name 2Face Idibia until July 2014, will entertain fans of Afrobeats on 1 September in the prestigious Columbia Theatre in Berlin on 1 September. A week later, on 7 September, Tanzanian …

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  • 29 August

    2,400 Gambians to be deported by Germany, say refugee support groups

    A week after 20 Nigerians were deported to their home country, refugee support groups in Germany have raised alarm that at least 2,400 Gambian refugees in the country were slated deportation. The groups, Flüchtlingsrat Baden-Württemberg (Refugee Council Baden-Württemberg), a non-profit organization that advises refugees and advocates for their rights, and the Gambia Helfernetz (Gambia Helpers Network), have written to Gambian …

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