Every year the International Journalists‘ Programmes (IJP) offer a bursary to up to six young Southern African (SADC-Member States: Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Kenya) and up to five young German journalists.
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Paul Collier, a leading development economist, has spoken with Deutsche Welle about a new G20 agenda for Africa, which should focus on improving private investment, learning from China, and not repeating the mistakes of the past.
Interview with G20 Africa policy advisor
Denis Papa Danso Weidlich was born in Germany to Ghanaian parents. Before the kick-off of the current PSL season he moved from Germany to South Africa to defend for Maritzburg United. The GIC Africa did an exclusive interview with the 30-year-old about his experiences in Mzansi.
Interview with German-African footballer in South Africa
More than 130 school principals have been meeting on January 4 at the German Foreign Office in Berlin. Their schools do not just ensure that children all over the world can be taught in German. In fact, from Chile to Windhoek, German and local children can together complete their university entrance qualification, the Abitur ‑ an encounter that stays with them for life.
Conference of German Schools Abroad
On December 13, Cape Town Harbour was host to a very rare occasion: the two German research vessels POLARSTERN and METEOR simultaneously anchored at its piers. The stop-over is generally used to prepare for the missions ahead and to exchange research crews but this time was complemented by an entire “German Research Vessels Colloquium and Open Ship Day” that drew many distinguished guests to the Mother City.
German Research Vessel Day in South Africa
The German car manufacturer Porsche launches an educational training project to help socially disadvantaged young adults in South Africa. From mid-2017, a total of 75 young men and women will be trained as service mechatronics at the new Porsche Training and Recruitment Center in South Africa across three academic years. This training will unlock career opportunities for the young adults, not only at Porsche itself, but also with other German car brands in the VW Group.
Porsche educational training project in South Africa
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.
Working, training and studying in Germany