Saturday, April 1, 2023

Angela Merkel

April 28, 2022

German chancellor visits Japan on first Asia trip, overlooks China

Unusual for Mr Scholz to choose Japan as his first travel destination… His predecessors…went to China first.

March 8, 2022

IWD’s #BreakingTheBias: Top five bills for women quashed by Senate, Reps

Nigeria’s first couple, President Muhammadu Buhari and Aisha Buhari, set the tone for an awkward commemoration of women’s day.

February 25, 2022

Merkel condemns Russian invasion of Ukraine; says it’s “turning point” in Europe’s history

Ms Merkel was in office as German chancellor in 2014 when Russia annexed the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea.

Angela Merkel
November 23, 2021

U.S. warns citizens against travelling to Germany

“Avoid travel to Germany. If you must travel to Germany, make sure you are fully vaccinated before travel,” it stated.

COVID-19/U.S. State Department
November 22, 2021

Germany sold lethal weapons worth $4.5 billion in 10 months

The German government approved the export of $4.5 billion worth of armaments in the first 10 months of 2021, says the Economic Affairs Ministry data.

Angela Merkel
September 27, 2021

Angela Merkel’s CDU loses at Germany’s elections

Olaf Scholz of the centre-left Social Democrats defeated Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative party in a close call election.

August 25, 2021

South African President Ramaphosa to participate in G20 meeting with Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa will travel to Germany today (Wednesday) to attend a G20 Compact with Africa (CwA) meeting in Berlin on August 26 and 27.

August 17, 2021

Afghanistan: NATO tells Taliban to allow departure of all who want to leave

The Western defence alliance has agreed to send additional evacuation planes to Kabul.

Jens Stoltenberg and Angela Merkel
August 15, 2021

BBNaija: Peace wins Eva soap task, gets N250,000

The remaining 22 housemates got N1,250,000 for participating in the task.

Peace Ogor
March 4, 2021

Germany approves AstraZeneca vaccines for over 65-year-olds

The vaccine was previously recommended only to people under 65 years of age due to insufficient data on its effects on older people.