Posts Tagged ‘Germany’

JUST IN: German Government Announces 130 billion Euro stimulus package For Citizens’ Welfare, To Include 300 Euros Per Child In Each Family.

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 3, 2020
Germany’s Chancellor, Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that her administration will invest 130 billion euros into a stimulus package to kick-start the German economy. Outlining the proposed measures in a detailed 15-page document, Merkel said that families will receive 300 Euros for every child, and value-added tax will be temporarily slashed. Families will receive 300 […]

First Batch Of Foreign Workers Arrive China As Economy Reawakens

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon May 30, 2020
Two months after the complete closure of its borders, China is beginning to lift restrictions on foreigners. The country on Saturday received a Lufthansa plane transporting about 200 German workers, making them the first foreign labour entry into China in months. German workers are not uncommon in the Chinese economy, as there are more than […]

Gunman kills 9 in Hanau, Germany

by Seun Adeuyion February 20, 2020
A gunman has killed nine persons at shisha bars in Hanau, Germany, according to France 24 English. He opened fire on clientele who are reported to have been predominantly Kurdish. German Police believe he returned home and killed himself and his mother, leaving behind a confession note.

Nurse docked over attempt to kill 5 newborn babies under her watch

by Seun Adeuyion February 1, 2020
The police in Germany have reportedly arrested an intensive care unit nurse in the southwestern part of the country for allegedly trying to kill five new born babies under her care with morphine. Police in the city of Ulm said that the nurse was arrested on Wednesday after investigators found syringe with morphine-infused milk in nurse’s locker, […]

Germany’s Crisis Is a Very Good Thing

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 1, 2019
Norbert Walter-Borjans and Saskia Esken, the new leaders of Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD), may be about to do Germany and Europe a favor. That’s not thanks to any inherent qualities they possess; both are colorless and unimaginative left-wingers vaguely resembling Britain’s Jeremy Corbyn, though not quite as reckless. Rather it’s because they may want to […]

Germany’s oldest man celebrates 114th birthday

by Chuks Azotanion October 15, 2019
Gustav Gerneth, who is believed to be the oldest man in Germany on Tuesday celebrated his 114th birthday. Mayor Bernd Poloski visited Gerneth at his home in the north-eastern town of Havelberg, bringing him best wishes from politicians, a gift hamper with Gerneth’s favourite candy and flowers. “He still likes to eat sweets,’’ Poloski said […]