Today on Euromaxx: Milan turning itself into a green city, just in time for the Expo 2015 which opens in May. Also, German popstar Nena gained international fame in the 80's and now she's storming the German charts with her newest album. And, a French author and builder took 36 years to finish his dream house!
Nigeria's Presidential election is culminating in a tight race to the line between incumbent Goodluck Jonathan and challenger Muhammadu Buhari. Nigerian society is deeply divided. Poverty and corruption is widespread and the country has been shaken by a violent conflict with the jihadist terror organization Boko Haram. There are fears of renewed violence as the election approaches.
17 years ago, Katja de Bragança founded "Ohrenkuss," a magazine made entirely by people with Down's syndrome. For that, the 55-year-old biologist was awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. On Talking Germany, Katja de Bragança speaks about her German-Indian roots, her youth in Goa, and the writing styles of people with Down's syndrome.
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