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Ghanaian student now 103 days on Wuhan lockdown

in Philosophies/Society
Ghanaian on Wuhan lockdown
Black people and other minorities are reportedly being singled out during Covid-19 crisis in China. Image from Pixabay, art by Ana Ribeiro

Before his forced, indefinite isolation during Covid-19 times in Wuhan, China, this young medicine student from Ghana felt he had his future figured out, and a bright one at that, planning to further his studies abroad and apply what he learned back home.

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Artist residence in Zentrum to give way to hotel

in Cityscapes/My Leipzig/Society
Von Frank Vincentz - Eigenes Werk, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=53385154
The Harmelin-Haus, Nikolaistraße 57/59, Leipzig. (Photo by Frank Vincentz - Eigenes Werk, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link)

“The best tourism year in [Leipzig’s] history” heralds the end of an era for Nikolaistraße 57.

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When bike trails meet new lakes, old mines

in Glocal/Leipzig/Leipzig tips/Philosophies
Remainders of coal mining at Leipzig's sparkling lakes. (Photo: public domain)
Remainders of coal mining at Leipzig's sparkling lakes. (Photo: public domain)

It may become easier to cycle in nature, as a European network plans to help improve such infrastructure in Leipzig’s rural surroundings. But how do we make sure we prevent the development of the lake region from completely erasing its (mining) past?

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