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27/Mar/2017 14:31

BASF in South Africa supports science and education projects to upskill local learners

BASF in South Africa made a 250,000 South African Rand donation to the Govan Mbeki Mathematics Development Unit (GMMDU), Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, in order to support their Tablet- and Laptop-assisted Mathematics and Physical Sciences Support Programme in under-resourced secondary schools.

27/Mar/2017 14:31

2700‑year-old temple reconstructed in Northern Ethiopia

Northern Ethiopia is home to one of East Africa’s most important archaeological sites. Together with Ethiopian colleagues, German archaeologists are protecting the local cultural heritage.

24/Mar/2017 13:00

“My punctuality is typically German”

Anthony Baffoe was the third African player to ever play in the German top league, the Bundesliga. Following his international career, today he promotes the further development of football in Ghana. Apart from his punctuality, another thing he brought back from Germany was the will to never give up. Alumniportal Deutschland looks back at his career and has conducted an interview with him.

23/Mar/2017 9:38

Germany supports Ghana to tackle environmental impact of e-waste

In line with its development cooperation with Ghana in the field of electronic waste management and recycling the German Government has decided to commit a total of 25 Million Euro to alleviate environmental impact of electronic waste in Ghana.

23/Mar/2017 9:38

Towards a global Energiewende

On March 20, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, together with Economics Minister Brigitte Zypries, opened the Third Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue in the German Foreign Office. With the motto “Towards a global Energiewende”, the conference brings foreign and energy ministers from around the world together with guests from business, research, administration and civil society.

22/Mar/2017 15:01

Interconnected global economy to become more robust

German Finance Minister has deemed the G20 High-Level Symposium in Baden-Baden a success. Cooperation among leading industrialised nations and emerging economies has been "strengthened rather than weakened" he said at the end of the two-day meeting.

22/Mar/2017 15:01

World Water Day: Initiatives from Germany

Water is life – yet is in increasingly short supply. Today, March 22, is World Water Day. Here five initiatives the German Government and civil society are supporting to ensure that people all over the world have access to clean drinking water.

20/Mar/2017 9:17

Experimento in three African countries

Discovering and understanding scientific and technological interrelationships: this is the aim of Siemens Foundation and its international educational program Experimento. The program aims to make children and young people excited about scientific and technological interrelationships. In Africa Experimento is currently active in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa.

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