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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

Aug 26, 2016 9:34 AM

Outstanding African personality awarded with Goethe Medal Prize

The Goethe Medal is bestowed on outstanding persons who have done a great service on behalf of nurturing the German language and international cultural exchange. Akinbode Akinbiyi, an artist who intermediates between Germany and Sub-Saharan Africa is one of them.

Aug 25, 2016 8:38 AM

The German development agency supports young Africans through sport

Heide Beha supports sport in Kenya through the programme Sport for Development of the German development agency GIZ. She explains what role sport can play for young Africans and which opportunities it can create for them.

Aug 24, 2016 12:16 PM

Minister of State Böhmer visits Botswana

Professor Maria Böhmer, Minister of State at the German Foreign Office, visits Botswana from August 23 to 26 to mark the forthcoming 50th anniversary of the country’s independence in September.