Nigerian writer Abubakar Adam Ibrahim has been selected as the 2016 winner of the Goethe-Institut & Sylt Foundation African Writer's Residency Award (AWRA). Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, who lives in Abuja in Nigeria, will take up the residency at the Sylt Foundation's headquarters in 2017.
Nigerian writer wins residency award
During a visit of the memorial to the more than 800,000 victims of the genocide that took place in Rwanda 22 years ago, German Development Minister Müller paid tribute to the country and its tremendous achievement of reconciliation.
Rwanda: Outstanding success story of reconciliation
Germany will increase its cooperation with Senegal in the area of skills development in various trades. This is also to help create better opportunities for returnees. German Minister Gerd Müller met with Senegal's President Macky Sall, in Dakar last week.
Germany expands cooperation with Senegal
The Gamescom video game trade fair takes over Cologne this week from August 17 to 21. A major theme of the event will be virtual reality gaming.
Gaming covention in Cologne
There is a high youth unemployment rate in Gabon, making it difficult for the youth to find jobs, entrepreneur Willy Asseko is changing that with his entrepreneurial start-up and youth initiative in Gabon.
Young entrepreneur inspires Gabon's youth