Source: FIFA |

USA still on top, Germany closing

Sweden (3rd, minus 1) have dropped one place to the third, ahead of England (4th, -) and France (5th, -). Canada (6th, plus 1) are closing in on the top 5, while Spain (7th, minus 1) have lost a little ground

USA lead the way, with Germany not far behind; Portugal and Republic of Ireland hit all-time highs; Estonia and Turkey on the rise. While the eyes of the planet have been trained on the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ for the last couple of weeks, women’s football has not stood still.…

African Energy Chamber
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Gas: The Ideal Resource Namibia and South Africa can offer Germans for Security

With German Economy Minister Robert Habeck seeking Namibia and South Africa to help Germany ensure energy security, the African Energy Chamber believes natural gas is the ideal resource that will also drive socioeconomic development and enable green hydrogen market expansion in Africa

German Economy Minister Robert Habeck has embarked on a five-day tour to Namibia and South Africa in search of hydrogen to ensure energy security in Europe’s largest economy, as the European country seeks to replace Russian gas with alternative energy resources. The trip to Namibia and South Africa follows H.E…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to the United Republic of Tanzania and the East African Community |

European Union Ambassadors to Tanzania launch 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

In Tanzania, Team Europe, together with local and international stakeholders, advocates for action to prevent and fight against femicide and GBV

The Ambassador of the European Union, H. E. Manfredo Fanti together with EU Member States’ Ambassadors H. E. Nabil Hajlaoui (France), H. E. Peter Hughebaert (Belgium), H. E. Theresa Zitting (Finland), H. E. Regine Hess (Germany), H. E. Mary O’Neill (Ireland), H. E. Marco Lombardi (Italy), Deputy Ambassador Mr. Job…

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Conference of the Parties (COP27): Germany commits €40 million to African Development Bank Group’s Climate Action Window initiative for fragile African states

The High Ambition Coalition organized the session titled, Putting good quality adaptation finance in the spotlight at COP27

Germany has committed €40 million to the African Development Bank Group's (http://www.AfDB.org) Climate Action Window (http://bit.ly/3TJVww8) , German State Secretary for Economic Cooperation and Development Jochen Flasbarth has announced.  The contribution is to support climate adaptation in fragile African states. Flasbarth made the announcement during a ministerial panel for climate-vulnerable…

Source: The Presidency, The Arab Republic of Egypt |

President El-Sisi Meets the German Chancellor on the Sidelines of Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27)

The Spokesman for the Presidency said President El-Sisi welcomed the German Chancellor in Egypt, lauding the progress in Egyptian-German bilateral relations

Today, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, on the sidelines of the World Climate Summit COP27, in Sharm El-Sheikh. The Spokesman for the Presidency said President El-Sisi welcomed the German Chancellor in Egypt, lauding the progress in Egyptian-German bilateral relations, across all political, economic, social and…

Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) |

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) celebrates Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative's (DAFI) 30 years of refugee scholarship support, calling for more investment in education

Last year drew record applications of more than 15,800, reflecting increased demand and greater need for investment in higher education scholarships and opportunities for refugees

For the last 30 years, the German-backed DAFI scholarship programme has helped transform the lives and prospects of numerous young displaced people, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, said today as it urged more investment in access to higher education for refugees to help realise their potential. The Albert Einstein German…

Source: Department of Tourism, Republic of South Africa |

Minister Lindiwe Sisulu briefs media following the tragic death of a German tourist

Minister Lindiwe Sisulu briefed the media following the tragic death of a German tourist earlier this week

Tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has expressed outrage following the attack on four German tourists on Monday 3 October 2022 while making their way to a lodge near Kruger National Park in Mpumalanga during which one of the tourists was fatally shot. Minister Sisulu met with the family members this morning, before their…

Source: South African Government |

South Africa: Premier Alan Winde on Taking the Western Cape Government's Investment Drive to France and Germany

SA’s energy crisis high on agenda of Premier’s international investment drive

Following a fruitful week in the United Kingdom and Belgium, Premier Alan Winde and a Western Cape Government (WCG) delegation took their investment drive to France and Germany this week. Throughout the trip the delegation has been exploring ways to make the province more energy resilient by talking with our…

Source: Republic Of South Africa: Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment |

Minister Barbara Creecy condemns the murder of a German tourist travelling to a community-owned safari lodge in the Kruger National Park

Minister Creecy condemns killing of German Tourist en route to the Kruger National Park

The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Ms Barbara Creecy, condems the murder of a German tourist travelling to a community-owned safari lodge in the Kruger National Park via Numbi in Mpumalanga. “I appeal to the Mpumalanga police to work tirelessly to bring the perpetrators of this heinous crime…

Source: The Republic of Uganda - Ministry of Foreign Affairs |

His Excellency Stephen Mubiru Presents Credentials to His Excellency Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the President of The Federal Republic of Germany

The function took place at the Bellevue Palace in Berlin on 22nd August 2022 and was attended by dignitaries from both Uganda and Germany

H.E. Stephen Mubiru, the Ambassador of the Republic of Uganda to the Federal Republic of Germany presented his letter  of credence to H.E  Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the President of the Federal Republic of Germany. The function took place at the Bellevue Palace in Berlin on 22nd August 2022  and was attended…