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Dehorned female rhino and male rhino

Protecting African wildlife

Nov 22, 2017 |
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel at COP23

Angela Merkel at COP23

Nov 20, 2017 |
Solar lamps are more cost effective and safer than the kerosene lamps that many Malawians use.

Solar lights up Malawi

Nov 13, 2017 | GIZ

German experts to bolster Zimbabwe's small and medium enteprises

Dec 8, 2017 | GIC Africa
Zimbabwe’s economy has been on a downward slide for over a decade with local business downsizing, migrating or shutting down.

Germany’s Senior Experten Service (SES) has partnered with ZimTrade to boost the country's small and medium enterprise space. The partnership is in an effort to increase an enterprise's ability to create solid business partnerships and to promote local investment.

German government commits 700,000 Euro to refugee response in Zambia and Angola

Dec 7, 2017 | German Embassy in Lusaka
Handing over a mosquito net to a refugee from DRC.

The German government has committed 700,000 Euro to UNHCR for 2018, and the money has been earmarked for the refugee emergency response in Angola and Zambia.

Tapping into Tanzania’s solar power potential

Dec 6, 2017 | GIC Africa
The potential of solar power in Africa is largely untapped.

The unpredictable nature of Tanzania’s energy supply makes it difficult for entrepreneurs to do business there. Solar power could be answer to solving this problem.

Promoting education, jobs and legal mobility

Dec 5, 2017 | GIC Africa
Angela Merkel at the AU EU Summit in Abidjan

This year's EU AU Summit motto was "Investing in youth for a sustainable future". With majority of Africa's population comprising of young people, creating sustainable opportunities for them was at the top of the agenda.

Sub-Saharan Africa: More jobs, higher incomes

Dec 4, 2017 | GIC Africa
Skilled workers are in high demand in sub-Saharan Africa.

An international initiative is committed to ensuring that the economic upturn benefits locals and businesses in various parts of sub-Saharan Africa.

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