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German Government Supports Research on Namibian Artifacts in German Museums

The German Federal Foreign Office invited Dr Jeremy Silvester of the Museums Association of Namibia from 6 to 17 April 2017 for a research trip to three German museums which house collections of artifacts from Namibia

The German Federal Foreign Office invited Dr Jeremy Silvester of the Museums Association of Namibia from 6 to 17 April 2017 for a research trip to three German museums which house collections of artifacts from Namibia. The programme was organized by the Goethe Institute under the Visitors Programme of the…

Peace Hack Alexandria
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PEACE HACK MENA Kicks Off in Alexandria, Egypt

5-Day Event Promotes Peace Through Technology, Innovation and Knowledge Sharing

Alexandria, Egypt hosts PEACE HACK MENA, a five-day international initiative that is taking place from the 21st-25th of May, 2017, where peace innovation ambassadors are utilizing the power of innovation hubs across the MENA region as tools for open dialogue revolving around building and sustaining peace. The objective of PEACE…

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Mobilitas-AGS inaugurates its biggest multimodal logistics platform in Africa

The Gauteng logistics hub’s goal is to improve Mobilitas-AGS’ services delivered to its clients, increase its competitiveness and support the growth of its activities across Africa

The Mobilitas-AGS group’s new multimodal logistics platform in Gauteng province, South Africa (www.MobilitasAfrica54.com) has officially been delivered. The facility is built on a 90,000 m2 site near the O.R. Tambo International Airport, the largest on the African continent. The Gauteng logistics hub’s goal is to improve Mobilitas-AGS’ services delivered to…

Source: The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany - Windhoek |

Acting Executive Director of the Fashion Council of Namibia Invited to Germany

Together with specialist journalists, young designers and other representatives of the creative industries from around the world, Mr Mukoroli will be presented an introduction to how the creative industries are promoted in Germany, as well as insights into Berlin’s fashion scene

The Acting Executive Director of the Fashion Council of Namibia, Mr. Kalistu Mukoroli has been invited to participate in a visit to Germany, themed “Berlin Fashion Week – The Creative Industries and Sustainability”. The visit takes place from 2 until 8 July 2017 and is part of the Visitors Programme…

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SA Embassy Holds Dialogue Forum to Discuss Germany's Current and Future Africa Policy

The Dialogue ("German Africa Policy Dialogue: Way Forward") was held as part of celebrating #AfricaMonth, given that the month of May is celebrated as Africa Month by the African Union

The Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa in Germany, H.E. Mr Phumelele Stone Sizani, invited African Ambassadors, members of the German Government and Parliament, academics, political foundations, think thanks and the German-African Business Association to a discussion on Germany’s Africa Policy-Way Forward. The Dialogue ("German Africa Policy Dialogue: Way…

Source: The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany - Windhoek |

New Lecturer of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Arrives in Namibia

She will be supported by Ms. Diana Acker, who is working for one year as a language assistant on behalf of the DAAD in Namibia

As of May 2017, Ms. Barbara Liebel will take up her post as the new German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) lecturer at the University of Namibia (UNAM). She will be supported by Ms. Diana Acker, who is working for one year as a language assistant on behalf of the DAAD…

Global Schistosomiasis Alliance (GSA)
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The Global Schistosomiasis Alliance (GSA) brings one of the world’s biggest killers, schistosomiasis, to the attention of the G20 Health Ministers in Berlin

#MakingSchistory: Wormzilla makes a splash in Berlin

#MakingSchistory: A giant worm in the Humboldthafen, Berlin, represents the parasitic worm of schistosomiasis that causes suffering to millions around the world. Its impact is second only to malaria. To bring the devastating disease, schistosomiasis, to the attention of Health Ministers worldwide, the Global Schistosomiasis Alliance (GSA) (www.EliminateSchisto.org) has positioned…

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High-Ranking German Presence at Lutheran World Federation Assembly

The Lutheran World Federation Assembly also celebrated the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation

From 10 till 11 May 2017, Hon. Bodo Ramelow, Minister-President (Governor) of the Free State of Thuringia, visited Namibia. He attended the Twelfth Lutheran World Federation Assembly and had meetings with H.E. Dr. Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia, H.E. Dr. Zed Ngavirue, Special Envoy of the President…

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GROHE leads the way in innovation and ecological compatibility winning five prestigious awards

GROHE’s Blue Home water system cuts drinking water costs by at least 50 percent and reduces carbon emissions by 61 percent compared to bottled water

GROHE (www.GROHE.com), the world’s leading provider of sanitary fittings and a global brand dedicated to providing innovative water products, receives five of the most sought-after design awards for its Blue Home water system, shower toilet Sensia Arena, bathroom faucet Lineare and kitchen faucet lines Concetto Professional and Essence Professional. The…