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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

Nov 26, 2014 8:14 AM

Preventing Malnutrition in Meru County

German Development Cooperation organised a two-day workshop last week on how to implement food fortification effectively in Kenya to prevent malnutrition. During the workshop, federal and local government representatives as well from the private sector were trained in the use and monitoring of fortified food.

Nov 25, 2014 2:03 PM

Human Rights Commissioner visits Southern Africa

Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, Christoph Strässer, travelled to Southern Africa for talks from November 11 to 16. There, he held talks in Harare (Zimbabwe), Mbabane (Swaziland) and Johannesburg (South Africa).

Nov 24, 2014 3:38 PM

Volunteers in the fight against Ebola

Germany is supporting the fight against the Ebola epidemic in West Africa by sending financial resources and personnel – private initiatives are also helping. Nicolas Aschoff, Simon Scheiblhuber and Till Eckert, medical students from the University of Witten/Herdecke in North Rhine-Westphalia, had planned an Ebola isolation ward in Makeri, Sierra Leone, as part of their university course.