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  • Germany is facing a double-edged sword – a crisis of labour shortage and a demographic imbalance which threaten the country’s economic productivity
  • Germany must bring in at least 400,000 skilled immigrants a year to keep up with demand because of its ageing population and low birth rate
  • A declining labour population threatens Germany’s public pension system, as fewer employees are faced with the duty of funding the pensions of an increasing number of pensioners

Europe's largest economy, Germany, is facing a double-edged sword – a crisis of labour shortage and a demographic imbalance which threaten the country’s economic productivity. 

The federal labour office estimates that Germany must bring in at least 400,000 skilled immigrants a year to keep up with demand because of its ageing population and low birth rate. In January this year, German Economy and Climate Protection Minister Robert Habeck said that if the European nation did not

US Election 2020

The US presidential race is in the final stages now. While vote counting is still ongoing, indications at this stage show that voters are leaning towards the blue, Democratic party, candidate Joe Biden both in the popular vote and in the electoral college vote. 

While at this juncture, we will not go into explaining the dynamics of the US electoral system, it’s enough to say that pulling a vote on both fronts is a good indication for the leading party. 

In a move that sounds very much like an African election headline, the American media carried reports that the incumbent president’s campaign team has sued to stop vote-counting in some states such as Michigan and Pennsylvania. The effect of that lawsuit remains to be seen. 

The top job in the USA is a matter not only affecting the citizens of the USA but also the global citizens