DW Akademie workshop

Uganda: Supporting innovative radio formats for youths

Ugandan journalist Moses Odokonyero is travelling the country, looking for creative youth radio projects and conducting a survey on the innovations and challenges for Ugandan media projects. The journalist is currently travelling the country on behalf of DW Akademie.

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Five steps to studying in Germany: 1. Conditions

Looking for a place to study? If so, a German university could be a sound choice. Sound academic training and the international atmosphere will make your student days in Germany unforgettable. We explain the best way to put your plan into action here.

Minister Müller at the Integrated Polytechnical Regional Center (IPRC) in Kigali

Development Minister Müller visits Senegal, Niger, Rwanda to strenghten prospects for young Africans

German Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Gerd Müller travelled to Senegal, Niger and Rwanda. The main focus of the visit was to create more and better prospects for young people in African nations, as they are countries of origin and transit countries for refugees.

Winner of the 2016 Goethe-Institut & Sylt Foundation African Writer's Residency Award announced!

Abubakar Adam Ibrahim

Nigerian writer Abubakar Adam Ibrahim has been selected as the 2016 winner of the Goethe-Institut & Sylt Foundation African Writer's Residency Award (AWRA). Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, who lives in Abuja in Nigeria, will take up the residency at the Sylt Foundation's headquarters in 2017.

Nigerian writer wins residency award

German Foreign Office support for the reintegration of former Al‑Shabaab fighters in Somalia

Award ceremony in Baidoa

Germany provides support to help former Al-Shabaab fighters to return to their communities and to economic life. Armed conflicts between the security forces and the terrorist militia Al-Shabaab have shattered Somalia in the past.

German Foreign Office support for the reintegration of former Al‑Shabaab fighters in Somalia

Rwanda: Outstanding success story of reconciliation

Minister Müller at the Integrated Polytechnical Regional Center (IPRC) in Kigali

During a visit of the memorial to the more than 800,000 victims of the genocide that took place in Rwanda 22 years ago, German Development Minister Müller paid tribute to the country and its tremendous achievement of reconciliation.

Rwanda: Outstanding success story of reconciliation

Germany expands cooperation with Senegal

German Minister Gerd Müller meets Senegal's Presidnet Macky Sall

Germany will increase its cooperation with Senegal in the area of skills development in various trades. This is also to help create better opportunities for returnees. German Minister Gerd Müller met with Senegal's President Macky Sall, in Dakar last week.

Germany expands cooperation with Senegal

Gamescom, 'world's biggest' video game event, kicks off in Cologne

Players at a gaming convention

The Gamescom video game trade fair takes over Cologne this week from August 17 to 21. A major theme of the event will be virtual reality gaming.

Gaming covention in Cologne

Human Rights Commissioner on unrest in Ethiopia

German Human Rights Commissioner Bärbel Kofler

Bärbel Kofler, German Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the German Foreign Office expresses concern about the unrest in Ethiopia and appeals to enter into an inclusive dialogue.

German Foreign Office expresses concern about Ethiopian unrest

Africa on the Move: Young entrepreneur inspires Gabon's youth

Willy Asseko once played Basketball for Gabon's National Team

There is a high youth unemployment rate in Gabon, making it difficult for the youth to find jobs, entrepreneur Willy Asseko is changing that with his entrepreneurial start-up and youth initiative in Gabon.

Young entrepreneur inspires Gabon's youth

Jerome Boateng voted 2016 German footballer of the year

The German footballer Boateng

The Bayern defender has been named as player of the year in an award voted for by German sports journalists. He is the first defender to win the honor since 1997. Manager Dirk Schuster was also acknowledged.

Jerome Boateng voted 2016 German footballer of the year

Working, training and studying in Germany

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Germany is an attractive immigration destination. This country is open to qualified professionals, students and researchers moving here from all over the world. 

Working, training and studying in Germany

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Germany's Africa policy

Africa

Africa is a special focus of German foreign policy. Germany's policy towards Africa is value-based; its principles are respect for human rights, democracy, and the rule of law and peaceful resolution of conflicts.

Germany's Africa policy

Country of the Week Profiles

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The GIC Africa's Country of the Week series features individual African nations and their relationship with Germany. In the latest edition the Seychelles is in focus. For five days, articles covering many aspects of bilateral ties with the African nation, from culture, politics and environmental protection to its Blue Economy, are in focus on the GIC pages. Here are the articles from all of the countries featured: Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Namibia, Ethiopia, Tanzania and the Seychelles!

African Countries in Focus

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