Bill Gates, Co-Chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Gerd Müller, German Development Minister, have discussed development policy in Africa at a speakers series event at the Technical University of Munich.
Fighting poverty must be a joint task of the G20, said German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel at a meeting with his official counterparts in Bonn. Crisis prevention, sustainable development and cooperation with Africa should be given greater priority.
The exchange students, who have recently returned from their exchange programme, were all equally enthusiastic about their stay saying that their German exchange families made them feel so welcome and at home.
Researchers at the University of Tübingen have tested a new malaria immunization method that they believe to be 100 per cent effective. The director of the Institute for Tropical Medicine in Tübingen Peter Kremsner told DW what's special about the new vaccine.
On February 16 and 17, the G20 Foreign Ministers will convene for a meeting in Bonn organised by Germany’s G20 Presidency. The meeting will focus on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, crisis prevention and peace policy, and cooperation with Africa.
The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) in partnership with the German Government, will host a fuel bus workshop at the South African Renewable Energy Technology Centre (SARETEC) in Bellville, Cape Town from February 20 to 21.
In 2016, the German Investment and Development Corporation DEG committed around 1.6 billion Euro for investments in private-sector companies in developing and emerging-market countries – a new all-time record in almost 55 years of DEG’s history.