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IPPR to undertake review of housing policy

Apr 28, 2017 | German Embassy Windhoek
Ambassador Schlaga with Graham Hopwood and Dietrich Remmert

On April 25, the Ambassador of the German Republic of Germany to Namibia, Christian Schlaga, signed an agreement with IPPR, represented by its director Graham Hopwood, on their project, titled 'Namibia - The Right to Housing'.

Okwui Enwezor awarded prestigious International Folkwang Prize 2017

Apr 28, 2017 |
Okwui Enwezor

Curator, critic and scholar Okwui Enwezor, Okwui Enwezor is currently Artistic Director and Managing Director of Munich’s Haus der Kunst and one of the most influential persons in the international art world. This year he's being awarded with the International Folkwang Prize.

Scholarships for Nambian students

Apr 28, 2017 | German Embassy Windhoek
The recipients of the scholarship with Ambassador Schlaga on the right of the table, Mrs. Monika Hofmann at the centre and Mr. Hans-Joachim Böhme on the left of the table.

German Embassy and AGDS Provide Scholarships to Namibian Students Studying for a Bachelor of Education for primary and secondary school in order to make this course of study more attractive.

G20 Com­pact with Africa

Apr 26, 2017 | BMF
The G20 compact with Africa

The G20 Africa Partnership is a central project of Germany’s G20 presidency. Its aim is to improve conditions for sustainable private sector investment, investment in infrastructure, economic participation, and employment in African countries.

'Lost Dreams' project informs Africans about the dangers of illegal migration to Europe

Apr 26, 2017 |
Three migrants staring out at the Mediterranean from the ship that rescued them

The African Network of Germany (TANG) has launched a project about the dangers of illegal migration to Europe. It's currently being presented to young people in Cameroon.

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