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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

Oct 17, 2017 3:38 PM

World Food Day 2017: Five questions and answers on hunger

On October 16 of every year, the United Nations observes World Food Day – thus spotlighting the millions of people around the world suffering from hunger. The German Foreign Office is working to help these people and is fighting hunger worldwide.

Oct 17, 2017 3:23 PM

German and Ethiopian universites fighting together against hunger

A research group from a German and an Ethiopian university is developing methods to reduce malnutrition problems caused by climate change. They are concentrating on agricultural solutions and climate prediction.

Oct 16, 2017 3:11 PM

German students win Oscars for their productions in Ghana and Kenya

Two German filmmaker students chose Africa as the location for their productions. Both were awarded with an Oscar valuing how they critically present controversial topics. One is about an Islamic terrorist attack, the other one deals with illegal gold trade.