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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

May 5, 2015 3:59 PM

German supports establishment of International Court in Kenya

The German government has reiterated its commitment to support Kenya in combating international and transnational crimes. Germany is financing capacity-building for justice systems in Kenya ahead of the launch of a fully-fledged International and Organized Crimes Division (IOCD). The IOCD will have a mandate to investigate and prosecute international and transnational crimes.

May 5, 2015 12:03 PM

Exploring how reality informs the art of writing

The latest round of “Literary Crossroads“ features two writers at different stages of their careers, sharing their texts and offering glimpses into their writing routines. Nthikeng Mohlele (S. Africa) and Helon Habila (Nigeria) appear in this third presentation of Goethe Institut's bimonthly series of talks with South African writers and literary colleagues from across the continent and from the African diaspora.

May 4, 2015 2:21 PM

Agreement to advance free speech signed in Uganda

An agreement was signed on April 30 under which Germany will contribute over 75,000 Euro to the  Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Media. The funds will go towards two projects that advance the organization's goals of articulating issues of the media and freedom of expression on the floor of parliament. Germany's development agency GIZ supported the establishment of UPFM and its Strategic Plan.