The German Information Centre Africa is a virtual window that shows the diversity of modern-day Germany and its multi-faceted links and partnerships with African countries.
The GIC is designed to enhance the flow of information to those in Africa interested in Germany. The GIC is a public diplomacy initiative of Germany's Federal Foreign Office. It offers English-language stories with a German-African angle, as well as information on business, education, research, politics, sports and culture in Germany. Current information is available in a bi-monthly electronic newsletter as well as on our Facebook page. Pretoria was chosen as the site for the GIC, reflecting its role as a media and communications hub within Africa.
A study recently published by the Health Action International with support from BMZ underlines the positive development of the Kenyan pharmaceutical industry: locally produced medicines outperform imported products in terms of their better availability and their lower prices.
Team Germany seeks to represent their country at the Ongwediva Annual Trade Fair in Namibia and wants to provide information about the German language and culture.
Namibia's African Vocals will host a fundraising concert in support of the a capella group's tour to Germany in May 2019.
Monique Wasunna campaigns for research on new drugs that treat neglected tropical diseases and for these drugs to be made available on the market at affordable prices. Interview with the Africa Director of Drugs for Neglected Diseases.
‘A fantastic opportunity,’ says a delighted Mame Ndiaga Sarr. The German-Senegalese advice centre together with the GIZ, found him a place to train as a solar technician.
Foreign Minister Heiko Maas met Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and head of the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, on Monday, August 13, 2018.
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