Latest News from the GIC Africa

German Information Centre Africa

Latest News

Aug 21, 2017 9:11 PM

Champions League: Gladbach seal crucial win in Glasgow, Bayern end winless streak

Borussia Mönchengladbach sealed a vital three points at Celtic, while Bayern put four past PSV. There was also a hat trick for Mesut Özil for Arsenal, while Pep Guardiola suffered a heavy loss on his return to Camp Nou.

Aug 17, 2017 2:45 PM

Former German president Köhler new UN envoy for Western Sahara

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.

Aug 16, 2017 3:27 PM

Signing of an air transport agreement with Mauritius

State Secretary of the Foreign Office Walter J. Lindner issued the following statement on August, 14 in connection with the signing of an air transport agreement with Mauritius.

Aug 16, 2017 12:48 PM

Lab “No Future Without Education” in Ethiopia: Apply now!

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.

Aug 16, 2017 11:59 AM

Start-up exposure trip for Kenyan entrepreneurs

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.

Aug 15, 2017 2:08 PM

Steady recovery in the aftermath of Ebola

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.

Aug 15, 2017 2:01 PM

Fossil ape skull confirms African origin of apes and humans

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.

Aug 15, 2017 9:49 AM

Uganda: German Minister of Foreign Affairs impressed by DW Akademie project

On his East Africa tour, German foreign secretary Sigmar Gabriel met the "Cross-Border Network" and stressed the importance of media in this troubled region.

German Information Centre Africa

Become a fan of the GIC Africa on...

@GICAfrica

Are you interested in being regularly updated?

An easy option for you might be to subscribe to our biweekly GIC Africa newsletter.