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The Niederwalddenkmal monument located in the Niederwald Landscape park, near Rüdesheim am Rhein

DW - New Multimedia Project "Along the Rhine"

DW's new multimedia project puts spotlight on the Rhine: With a variety of videos, picture galleries and reports, Deutsche Welle's multimedia project "Along the Rhine" invites users to an interactive tour along Germany’s longest river.

Young Travellers in Germany

There's a new app from the German National Tourism Board designed for the younger generation. It promises Germany's most exciting sights even closer – right into the smartphone in your pocket. With it users can browse favourite must-sees and post about their own experiences.

Africa and Germany

Click on the title to read the full story with an African and German focus

Jun 28, 2017 2:44 PM

German organization assists sanitation in Zimbabwean communities

German non-governmental aid agency Welthungerhilfe is running a project using mobile desludging technology to empty thousands of pit toilets in rural Zimbabwe that are no longer usable at a quarter of the cost of building new ones.

Jun 28, 2017 2:44 PM

German-Congolese Business School empowers local communities

A German-Congolese Business School aims to empower local communities with necessary skills in a collaboration between Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and Université Protestante au Congo. Congolese economist, Professor Patrick Bakengela talked to deutschland.de and explains why he welcomes the German commitment to Africa as part of the German G20 Presidency.

Jun 27, 2017 10:19 AM

German Embassy Pretoria is going solar

The German Embassy in South Africa is going solar!  A total of 98 solar panels have been installed on the roof of the embassy building in Pretoria. Every month, the panels will generate around 4823 kWh. This can cover around a fifth of the embassy’s electricity usage. By comparison, with the 4823 kWh of energy generated by solar energy, embassy employees could brew around 159,000 cups of coffee a month!