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Oct 16, 2017 3:11 PM

German students win Oscars for their productions in Ghana and Kenya

Two German filmmaker students chose Africa as the location for their productions. Both were awarded with an Oscar valuing how they critically present controversial topics. One is about an Islamic terrorist attack, the other one deals with illegal gold trade.

Oct 16, 2017 1:58 PM

“Mali and Germany – Partners for Peace and Stability”

The German Foreign Office will show an exhibition about the partnership between Mali and Germany. The exhibition focuses on the topics peace and stability and is free for all visitors.

Oct 13, 2017 12:22 PM

Educational cooperation with Egypt

The German Minister for Development met the Egyptian President to discuss about development in the education sector of the country. Germany has decided to support the investment in the education of the Egyptian youth.

Oct 13, 2017 12:22 PM

Germany supports Morocco’s ambitious green energy plans

There is a high unemployment rate among youths in Morocco and good conditions for the usage of renewable energy. German financed trainings make use of the country’s potential and support young Moroccans to develop local sustainability concerning green energy.

Oct 12, 2017 3:08 PM

First photovoltaic power plant in Tunisia under construction

Germany has a high interest in encouraging the use of renewable energy. A Tunisian energy producer and the German Development Bank have already agreed on the construction of a photovoltaic power plant last year. The project has now started to be implemented.

Oct 11, 2017 4:12 PM

Competitive Cashew Initiative trains producers in Africa

Most of the world’s cashew nut farms are based in Africa, but most jobs related to the processing of cashew nuts are located outside of the continent. The German Initiative Competitive Cashew supports African producer countries in order to make the cashew nut business more lucrative.

Oct 10, 2017 3:21 PM

Making space for education in Ethiopia

Ethiopia has succeeded in realising the mammoth task of building 13 new universities within just five years.

Oct 10, 2017 11:02 AM

Germany views faith communities as a "central reserve of values"

Religious leaders play an important role in many countries around the world and have especially close contact with their populations. That is why Germany continues to focus on cooperations with them.

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