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Mar 29, 2017 1:13 PM

Saara Helondo invited to a Sports Management course in Germany

After three Namibian participants already successfully completed the course over the last two years, a further Namibian sports officer in the Ministry of Sport, Youth and National Services will study Sport Management in Leipzig.

Mar 29, 2017 1:12 PM

7­-day workshop on Europe's Africa policy and the refugee crisis, June 21 to 27, 2017

The German daily taz (die tageszeitung) is organising a one-week workshop on African-European relations, migration and development in Berlin in June 2017. Journalists working for African media (print, online, radio, TV) dealing with issues of Europe/Africa relations, migration and development to are invited apply to attend the workshop.

Mar 27, 2017 2:31 PM

BASF in South Africa supports science and education projects to upskill local learners

BASF in South Africa made a 250,000 South African Rand donation to the Govan Mbeki Mathematics Development Unit (GMMDU), Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, in order to support their Tablet- and Laptop-assisted Mathematics and Physical Sciences Support Programme in under-resourced secondary schools.

Mar 27, 2017 2:31 PM

2700‑year-old temple reconstructed in Northern Ethiopia

Northern Ethiopia is home to one of East Africa’s most important archaeological sites. Together with Ethiopian colleagues, German archaeologists are protecting the local cultural heritage.

Mar 24, 2017 1:00 PM

“My punctuality is typically German”

Anthony Baffoe was the third African player to ever play in the German top league, the Bundesliga. Following his international career, today he promotes the further development of football in Ghana. Apart from his punctuality, another thing he brought back from Germany was the will to never give up. Alumniportal Deutschland looks back at his career and has conducted an interview with him.

Mar 23, 2017 9:38 AM

Germany supports Ghana to tackle environmental impact of e-waste

In line with its development cooperation with Ghana in the field of electronic waste management and recycling the German Government has decided to commit a total of 25 Million Euro to alleviate environmental impact of electronic waste in Ghana.

Mar 23, 2017 9:38 AM

Towards a global Energiewende

On March 20, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, together with Economics Minister Brigitte Zypries, opened the Third Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue in the German Foreign Office. With the motto “Towards a global Energiewende”, the conference brings foreign and energy ministers from around the world together with guests from business, research, administration and civil society.

Mar 22, 2017 3:01 PM

Interconnected global economy to become more robust

German Finance Minister has deemed the G20 High-Level Symposium in Baden-Baden a success. Cooperation among leading industrialised nations and emerging economies has been "strengthened rather than weakened" he said at the end of the two-day meeting.

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