1. German Chancellor Merkel's party, the CDU, won the election Germany has voted
  2. The ballot contains two votes: one for a candidate and one for a party Race for the Bundestag 2017: How does the German general election work?
  3. Start-up Night! Afrika Start-Up Night! Africa
German Chancellor Merkel's party, the CDU, won the election

Germany has voted

Angela Merkel can remain German Chancellor. The major parties have lost a lot of ground. The AfD will be represented in the Bundestag for the first time. The FDP returns to parliament after an absence of four years.

The ballot contains two votes: one for a candidate and one for a party

Race for the Bundestag 2017: How does the German general election work?

On September 24, all eyes will be on Germany as it heads to the polls in a parliamentary vote that will determine whether Angela Merkel remains chancellor. DW breaks down the ins-and-outs of the election process.

Start-up Night! Afrika

Start-Up Night! Africa

The Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy is hosting the Start-up Night! Africa on October 26 in Berlin. This will be a networking and matchmaking event where we will bring digital African start-ups together with start-ups and established companies from Germany.

Namibian landscape

Inauguration of three new Namibian National Park stations

Three new state-of-the-art park management stations have just been completed in Nkasa Rupara and Khaudum National Parks in the north eastern regions of Namibia. This is an initiative of the German Government’s development cooperation with Namibia.

From the Brandt Commission to the 2030 Agenda

How can we make the world peaceful, fair and sustainable?

How do we make the world peaceful, fair and sustainable? Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel discussed this question on August 31 with participants of the #Brandt2030 conference in Berlin and said that working to create a fair world is “the crucial key to facilitating peaceful coexistence in the 21st century”.

Foreign Minister Gabriel after his talks with the Deep Cuts Commission

Launch a new trend towards global disarmament

The current tense situation on the Korean peninsula and the emerging debate on nuclear armament between East and West shows all too clearly how much we need disarmament, arms control and initiatives for a world without nuclear weapons. Foreign Minister Gabriel warns of the dangers of a heavily armed world and calls for a new trend towards global disarmament.

Exploring Harare's everyday rhythms through art

German and African artists collaborated for a series of research, performances and exhibitions inspired by the city rhythms of Harare.

Make it in Germany

The portal for international qualified professionals www.make-it-in-germany.com

www.make-it-in-germany.com is the official multilingual online portal for international qualified professionals. It helps them find out how to make a success of coming to Germany – from preparations in their home countries to arriving and getting settled in.

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