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May 26, 2017 11:44 AM

African Union Day: “An important event in African History”

On May 25, the countries of the African Union celebrate the signing of its charter in 1963. An interview with Sitona Abdalla Osman, Ambassador of the Republic of South Sudan in Germany.

May 26, 2017 9:09 AM

Higher income for small farmers in Africa

Training to improve management and cultivation methods enables farmers to achieve better yields and higher incomes.

May 26, 2017 9:08 AM

Harare International Festival of the Arts hosts German musician

German songwriter and keyboard genius Thomas Motter partnered with award-winning United States songstress LeNora Jaye to give a first-rate show that had fans clamouring for more at the Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA), Zimbabwe’s premier arts and cultural showcase.

May 24, 2017 3:48 PM

Petersberg Climate Dialogue: solidarity and determination in climate action

"We share a common fate," declared Chancellor Angela Merkel on the second day of the Petersberg Climate Dialogue. Representatives of 35 states were in Berlin from May 22-23 to discuss how the Paris Agreement on climate change can be effectively implemented.

May 23, 2017 2:15 PM

Harnessing digital technologies for international cooperation

re:publica in Berlin hosts discussion on how open standards and open data can help to promote sustainable development.

May 23, 2017 12:39 PM

SA-German Chamber leads SA delegation to Hamburg Port Celebrations

South Africa has been given the exclusive rights as the partner country for the 2018 Hamburg Port Celebrations. In light of this exciting event, the SA-German Chamber invited a number of organisations, who would be interested inparticipating in the 2018 festival to Hamburg. 2017. A South African delegation visited Hamburg from May 1-7.

May 22, 2017 1:15 PM

KfW Foundation awards KfW-Bernhard-Grzimek-Prize and 50,000 Euro in prize money

The environmentalist Andrew Zaloumis is honoured for his outstanding commitment and visionary management of iSimangaliso national park in South Africa.

May 22, 2017 9:29 AM

Creating prospects in Africa and the Middle East

Crisis prevention, humanitarian aid and new prospects in their own countries are to help persuade more people to remain rather than fleeing their homes. German government will continue to work for this at international level.

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