January 4, 2019

What is SCHUFA?


Contrary to what most people think, it is not some blacklist where the names of people who have defaulted on a loans are kept. SCHUFA Holding AG is the name of a private company that keeps credit records of individuals in Germany. It stands for stands f...

October 12, 2018

Yes! African Women in Germany, we have created our very own positive corner in on the internet. If you are a Black/African Woman looking for a place to connect with other African Women in Germany and talk about the issues that affect you then this is the group for you!...

October 4, 2018

New driver's license questions
On October 1, the questions for the theory test will change.29 questions have been revised and 28 new questions have been added.

 

Stricter limits for lead content in toys
The EU has set stricter limits on the lead content in toys. The low...

September 1, 2018

Increase in Vehicle Tax (KfZ-Steuer)

The automotive authorities will from this month introduce a new test procedure to calculate the level of emissions. This will in turn to an increase in the tax incurred per vehicle. The increased tax will affect all cars, whether new...

September 25, 2017

So I recently moved house and it was a nightmare so I decided to share all the tips for moving out of your apartment. There are also some useful tips if you are just changing address.

1. You must give a quit notice to the landlord (Kundigung) 

This is a big must. Mo...

This topic for me is so personal, I just don't know where or how to start.

When domestic violence is mentioned often the image that goes on in our heads is a woman all curled up in a corner with a black eye. We often cast our minds to physical abuse because it is that w...

February 1, 2017

If you are interested in learning how to speak German through games and conversation! Then everyone is invited on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month, there is a program from 7:30pm to 9pm at  the St Getruds in the tower in Essen, NRW. Everyone is invited!

As part of the A1 Deutsch Prüfung you would have to take an oral test.This would require you to speak to the examiner in Deutsch.

You will be required to introduce yourself

State your age

Where you come from

Your occupation 

Your hobbies 

even spell your name

Here is a great...

I have translated all the 300 possible questions that may appear in the Einbürgerungstest into English. It is free and downloadable  on my site. This is how it looks like in the image below. To get it just go on to the INFORMATION PAGE on my website as shown in the sec...

I got a lot of emails and messages about the post  I did about where to get help in Essen against racism and prejudice. The Anti Rassismus Telephone post

People asked I don't live in Essen, but in Aachen , Dusseldorf, etc where can I get help?

Don't worry my people I go...

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Kofi Annan

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