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Jul 20, 2017 11:23 AM

Meet John Kizza from the DW Akademie Training Training Team

DW Akademie interviewed Mr. Kizza about his work as a trainer in Uganda, Kampala. Get to know more about Deutsche Welle's (DW) local colleagues!

Jul 19, 2017 2:07 PM

Recycling project is the winner of #youforG20

More than 220 initiatives applied. “Vicfold Recyclers” from Nigeria convinced the community – and the Jury.

Jul 19, 2017 2:06 PM

African scholars receive Humboldt Foundation scholarships

Since 2009, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation has awarded climate protection scholarships to young scientists from emerging markets or developing countries outside Europe. Never before have so many Africans been among the recipients. Of the 19 scholarship holders in 2017-8, 11 are from Africa, five of them women.

Jul 18, 2017 8:38 AM

Refreshed, mobile and highly interactive – has a new face to it

Discover topics, find information, view videos, take part in the Germany Quiz and in online voting, interact with others: If you want to understand what makes Germany tick and what Germany is busy talking about, then visit and its social-media channels.

Jul 18, 2017 8:30 AM

A sound of safety

Music, theatre and film are now destined to contribute to bringing people in Nigeria back together – in a project Germany is supporting.

Jul 18, 2017 8:29 AM

The Durban International Film Festival brings Germany to South Africa

The 38th edition of the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) is set to captivate audiences with a German Focus, which features ten gripping films by some of Germany’s finest directors, a masterclass by German film industry professionals, as well as networking sessions with the cream of the international film industry crop.

Jul 18, 2017 8:29 AM

Cultivating environmentally friendly conditions for development – Clean energy for Rwanda

Set up and funded by KfW on behalf of the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), rAREH (responsAbility Renewable Energy Holding) – a project development and financing company for energy projects – is building a 2.7 MW hydropower station in Rwanda.

Jul 18, 2017 8:29 AM

“Creating safe and legal routes”

The migration policy of the future was the subject of a meeting of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) in Berlin.

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