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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

Sep 16, 2014 8:17 AM

Germany and Kenyatta National Hospital sign memorandum of understanding

On September 12, Germany and Kenyatta National Hospital signed a memorandum of understanding in order to improve quality management. The agreement explicitly focuses on maternal and child health. The agreement is part of Germany’s support to Kenya in moving towards the introduction of universal health care and improving access of poor and disadvantages groups to quality health services.

Sep 16, 2014 8:16 AM

Minister Müller takes part in dialogue about BMZ's new policy on Africa

"Africa – Continent of Opportunities. A Partnership for Change" is the title of an event in Berlin on September 11 to which German Development Minister Gerd Müller invited some 200 participants from the political arena and the private sector as well as non-governmental organisations and academia. The purpose of the event is to have a dialogue with all stakeholders about the details of Minister Müller's new policy on Africa.

Sep 15, 2014 11:00 AM

Germany boosts its assistance for the regions hit by Ebola

According to media reports, German Minister for Economic Development Gerd Müller has announced that he will be increasing German financial assistance for the regions hits by the Ebola epidemic by a factor of ten. “The situation has deteriorated dramatically and is on the verge of getting out of control,” Müller told “Rheinische Post”.