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Jul 20, 2017 11:23 AM

Meet John Kizza from the DW Akademie Training Training Team

DW Akademie interviewed Mr. Kizza about his work as a trainer in Uganda, Kampala. Get to know more about Deutsche Welle's (DW) local colleagues!

Jul 19, 2017 2:07 PM

Recycling project is the winner of #youforG20

More than 220 initiatives applied. “Vicfold Recyclers” from Nigeria convinced the community – and the Jury.

Jul 19, 2017 2:07 PM

African scholars receive Humboldt Foundation scholarships

Since 2009, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation has awarded climate protection scholarships to young scientists from emerging markets or developing countries outside Europe. Never before have so many Africans been among the recipients. Of the 19 scholarship holders in 2017-8, 11 are from Africa, five of them women.

Jul 18, 2017 8:38 AM

Refreshed, mobile and highly interactive – has a new face to it

Discover topics, find information, view videos, take part in the Germany Quiz and in online voting, interact with others: If you want to understand what makes Germany tick and what Germany is busy talking about, then visit and its social-media channels.

Jul 18, 2017 8:30 AM

A sound of safety

Music, theatre and film are now destined to contribute to bringing people in Nigeria back together – in a project Germany is supporting.

Jul 18, 2017 8:30 AM

G20: Summit in Hamburg hosted by Germany

On 7 and 8 July, Germany is hosting a summit in Hamburg of the Heads of State and Government of the major industrialised nations and emerging economies (G20). 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.

Jul 18, 2017 8:30 AM

From climate action to Africa to digitalisation

The G20 Heads of State and Government will be discussing a broad range of topics at their summit meeting in Hamburg: from sustainable global economic growth, to increasing women's participation, to combating terrorism, corruption and dangerous pathogens.

Jul 18, 2017 8:30 AM

AFRIKA KOMMT! – Promoting tomorrow’s leaders!

Strengthen African-German economic relations – this is one of the goals of the German G20 Presidency and it is also the objective of the AFRIKA KOMMT! initiative.

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