Africa in Focus News
Africa is a special focus of German foreign policy. Germany's policy towards Africa is value-based; its principles are respect for human rights, democracy, and the rule of law and peaceful resolution of conflicts.
Feb 9, 2017 | www.deutschland.de
Feb 14, 2017 | Berlinale / Goethe-Institut Südafrika
Mar 23, 2017
| German Embassy Accra
In line with its development cooperation with Ghana in the field of electronic waste management and recycling the German Government has decided to commit a total of 25 Million Euro to alleviate environmental impact of electronic waste in Ghana.
25 Million Euro for financial and technical cooperation
Mar 22, 2017
Water is life – yet is in increasingly short supply. Today, March 22, is World Water Day. Here five initiatives the German Government and civil society are supporting to ensure that people all over the world have access to clean drinking water.
Germany's committment to ensure access to clean water worldwide
Mar 20, 2017
| Deutscher Fußball Botschafter e.V.
Horst Kriete has been nominated for the "German Football Ambassador". Football and development aid are parts of his life for over 35 years now. 1979 he started his international carrier in Nigeria and was responsible for the training program of the national football federation. From 1997-2002 he was technical advisor to the South African Football Association SAFA. Since then, Kriete experienced a lot and influenced football in dozens of countries.
Football and development aid
Mar 17, 2017
A total of four power plants with an output of up to 580 megawatts are being built in Ouarzazate, Morocco. Katharina Böhme coordinates the development of the world’s largest solar project in Morocco on behalf of KfW.
Power plants in Ouarzazate, Morocco
Mar 17, 2017
Discovering and understanding scientific and technological interrelationships: this is the aim of Siemens Foundation and its international educational program Experimento. The program aims to make children and young people excited about scientific and technological interrelationships. In Africa Experimento is currently active in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa.
Real-life science and technology instruction