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You want information about Germany? Maybe you are planning a holiday or would like to stay in Germany for longer to go to school, to study or work - if so, you are in the right place to find out more!

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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 24, 2016 1:41 PM

Senegalese rapper Awadi to launch new album in Berlin

One of the most prominent representatives of West African hip-hop, Senegalese rapper Didier Awadi, will perform live in Berlin, Germany on June 24. Backed by one of Senegal’s best live bands, Awadi will present music from his latest solo album, La Mission, a blend of hip-hop, West African melodies and reggae – as always with conscious lyrics and a proudly pan-African message.

Jun 23, 2016 11:37 AM

Operation SOPHIA to be extended

Operation SOPHIA, the anti-human smuggling operation in the Mediterranean Sea, is to be continued and extended. German navy vessels will in future also be involved in preventing arms trafficking by sea to Libya, and will support the Libyan coastguard, the German Cabinet has decided.

Jun 22, 2016 3:33 PM

Voices of Africa: The Global Media Forum "Larger than life"

Director of Media Monitoring Africa, William Bird travelled to Bonn for the Global Media Forum. Read his perspective in our new 'Voices of Africa' series.