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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

Jan 23, 2017 2:56 PM

Transition of power in the Gambia

A Foreign Office spokesperson issued a statement on the situation in Gambia saying that the transistion of power towards Adama Barrow is "good news and long overdue."

Jan 20, 2017 8:22 AM

Germany in South Africa's PSL: Interview with Danso Weidlich

Denis Papa Danso Weidlich was born in Germany to Ghanaian parents. Before the kick-off of the current PSL season he moved from Germany to South Africa to defend for Maritzburg United. The GIC did an exclusive interview with the 30-year-old about his experiences in Mzansi.

Jan 20, 2017 7:13 AM

Terrorist attack in northern Mali

A German Foreign Office spokesperson issued the following statement on January 18, 2017 at the governmental press conference.