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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

Apr 17, 2014 12:01 PM

German Parliamentarians in Kenya

A visiting German parliamentary delegation to Kenya has lauded the country’s commitment to a cleaner environment and use of renewable energy. It found Kenya to be on the right path to ensure its environment remained cleaner through adopting geothermal and solar as sources of energy. The six-member delegation was on a three-day visit to Kenya, April 14-16.

Apr 16, 2014 4:46 PM

BASF joins UNEP to help stabilize water resources in South Africa

Germany's BASF teamed up with the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) to help the local community of the Maloti-Drakensberg Mountains, South Africa’s main water source, to develop a stable drinking water system.

Apr 16, 2014 11:37 AM

Zambian artist begins one year residency in Berlin

Stary Mwaba, renowned Zambian painter, departed on April 15 from Lusaka to begin a one-year residency at the Künstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin, Germany. Mwaba is a recipient of a KfW Foundation grant.