The German Information Centre Africa is a virtual window that shows the diversity of modern-day Germany and its multi-faceted links and partnerships with African countries.
The GIC is designed to enhance the flow of information to those in Africa interested in Germany. The GIC is a public diplomacy initiative of Germany's Federal Foreign Office. It offers English-language stories with a German-African angle, as well as information on business, education, research, politics, sports and culture in Germany. Current information is available in a bi-monthly electronic newsletter as well as on our Facebook page. Pretoria was chosen as the site for the GIC, reflecting its role as a media and communications hub within Africa.
In the second largest refugee camp in Kenya, farmers are coming together to produce vegetables – and the surrounding communities are benefiting too.
AHK Services Eastern Africa Ltd organised a business delegation trip to Uganda and Rwanda, intended for German companies active in the area of civil-security technologies and services.
To strengthen Germanys strong leadership role in global health, a new strategy will be developed, led by the German Ministry of Health, in close consultation with other relevant ministries and with input from non-state actors.
In contrast to most biennials, the 10th Berlin Biennale is a collaborative effort by five curators, led by South African born Gabi Ngcobo. With no unifying theme, it is a thought-provoking biennial that flatly refuses to take on the burden of identity politics, writes Liese Van Der Watt.
German and Israeli doctors are helping set up a cardiology clinic in Tanzania. And they don’t only treat children with heart problems; there is another task that is almost even more important.
Kenyan company KOKO Networks brings together suppliers, retailers and consumers – at digital order stations in small shops. The online business is starting off with a modern kitchen stove.
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