United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed former German President Prof. Horst Köhler as his Personal Envoy for Western Sahara. Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel congratulated Köhler on his new appointment.
As part of the initiative “Global Goals – powered by Alumni”, the Alumniportal Deutschland cordially invites you to apply for participation in the Lab “No Future Without Education” on October 5, 2017 in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia.
The Delegation of German Industry and Commerce Kenya and the Tech Entrepreneurship Initiative “Make-IT in Africa“ (GIZ), are inviting Kenyan founders and entrepreneurs of small and growing businesses and start-ups in October 2017 to a guided tour of Germany’s start-up hotspots Berlin, Hamburg and the Ruhr area.
For the past twelve years, KfW has been working on behalf of the German Government to support recovery in Liberia following its devastating civil war. Working hand in hand with the non-governmental organisation Welthungerhilfe, it has introduced comprehensive measures with the support of two further non-governmental organisations. Despite setbacks caused by the Ebola epidemic of 2014, close cooperation has enabled the bank to achieve sustainable progress.
The discovery in Kenya of a remarkably complete fossil ape skull reveals what the common ancestor of all living apes and humans may have looked like. The find belongs to an infant which lived about 13 million years ago. The research was done by an international team led by Isaiah Nengo of Stony Brook University-affiliated Turkana Basin Institute and De Anza College, USA. Senior author Fred Spoor of UCL in the UK and of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, was part of the research team.