In the Melting Pop series, we introduce German artists with immigrant roots. Chima, whose parents hail from Nigeria, grew up in the German state of Hesse. His music combines the best of both worlds.
On this week's eco@africa, we meet musicians rapping about rubbish in Ghana, kids catapulting 'seedballs' to regenerate Kenya's forests and designers bringing new life to old car tires in Nigeria.
A Frankfurt music festival turned an astronaut training plane into a zero-gravity nightclub. Some 30 partygoers got to dance on the ceiling during the four-hour roller-coaster ride in the sky.
Nothing in life was given to her. Instead, Nneka Egbuna had to fight for it — a struggle which her gripping songs reflect. The German-Nigerian musician granted DW a glimpse into how her life and music span continents.
Germany did not violate EU law by extraditing an Italian to the US, says the European Court of Justice. The ruling means Germany does not have to extend to EU citzens the same protection it offers its own.
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