Immigrant aims to be Germany's first black MP

Karamba Diaby, a politician of Senegalese origin, launches campaign for seat in upcoming election.

    Germany's general election on September 22 could put the country's first-ever black member of parliament into office.

    Dr Karamba Diaby, a member of the Social Democratic Party, was born in Senegal and orphaned when he was seven.

    For 12 years he has been a German citizen and is now running for office.

    Al Jazeera's Nick Spicer reports from Berlin.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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