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Jul 10, 2017
Chancellor Angela Merkel is satisfied with the outcome of the G20 summit. In the field of trade, she reported at the close of the summit in Hamburg on July 8, agreement was reached that markets must be kept open. The major industrialised states and emerging economies also agreed to fight protectionism and unfair trade restrictions.
G20 Summit in Hamburg concludes
Jul 7, 2017
Germany is hosting a summit on July 7 - 8 in Hamburg for the Heads of State and Government of the major industrialised nations and G20 emerging economies. The motto of this year’s Summit is: building resilience, improving sustainability and assuming responsibility. During the Summit, a dinner for the G20 Foreign Ministers will also be held.
G20 Summit kicks off
Jun 19, 2017
Following the passing away of former German Chancellor Dr. Helmut Kohl, members of the public and officials are invited to sign a condolence book at the German Embassy Pretoria, 201 Florence Ribeiro Avenue, Groenkloof, Pretoria on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 09h00 - 16h00 and Thursday, June 22, 2017, 09h00 - 16h00. In Cape Town a condolence book is available at the General Consulate (5th Floor, 4 Stirling Street, Zonnebloem) on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 09h00-16h00, Thursday, June 22, 2017 09h00-16h00 and Friday, June 23, 2017 09h00 - 12h00.
The Chancellor who reunited Germany
Jun 14, 2017
Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel and Wolfgang Niedecken, frontman of the Cologne rock band BAP jointly wrote an opion piece. Niedecken was awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for his charity work, the focus of which is Africa. On June 12, Niedecken and Kenyan musician Eric Wainaina performed at the German Foreign Office.
Foreign Minister and BAP rockband frontman on Africa
Jun 13, 2017
“Africa has a very high profile in Berlin at the moment,” said Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel. On June 12, German Chancellor Angela Merkel received representatives of African countries at the G20 Africa Partnership conference.
G20 Africa Conference