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.
An innovative health insurance scheme, jointly funded by BMZ via German Development Bank KfW and Tanzania’s National Health Insurance Fund, improves pregnant women’s access to safe delivery services and provides financial protection for them and their families.
Silja Fieblinger literally moves people in Windhoek – by planning public bus services, setting things in motion, and helping to fight poverty.
Surafel Mengistu trained as a nurse in Germany. His desire to help others led him to volunteer in his native country, Ethiopia, where he applies his expertise at a nursing home of the Macedonias Humanitarian Association.
A Foreign Office Spokesperson issued the following statement today (February 20) on the situation in Ethiopia:
With the help of the GIZ two new vocational training centres were opened in Tunisia. One focuses on training for the textile industry and the other one on training in drywall construction.
Development State Secretary Thomas Silberhorn opened the new German centre for jobs, migration and reintegration in Senegal's capital Dakar.
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