1. Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the death of Walter Scheel
  2. Project Integrated Politechnical Reginal Center IPRC Federal Minister Gerd Müller visiting Rwanda
  3. Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeiner visiting Rwanda

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the death of Walter Scheel

Project Integrated Politechnical Reginal Center IPRC

Federal Minister Gerd Müller visiting Rwanda

Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development was visiting Kigali from 10.-12. August 2016

Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeiner visiting Rwanda

During his visit in Kigali from 19th to 20th February Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier met with representatives of the government and the civil society. Furthermore he paid a visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial.


Welcome - Murakaza neza !

Welcome to the website of the German Embassy in Kigali! It is our pleasure to introduce to you our work and activities in Rwanda and assist you with useful information about Germany. We would like to ...



Since 1st March 2013, the Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium is in charge of all Schengen visa on behalf of the German Embassy Kigali! Since 14th March 2013, all Schengen member states represented in Rwanda have started applying the VIS system.

Ruzizi III

Rwanda and Germany sign pact to boost energy supply in Rwanda and the Great Lakes region The Government of Rwanda and the Federal Republic of Germany today signed a bilateral agreement worth € 15.0 (...

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DAAD PhD scholarships to Germany

Full grant scholarship:The scholarship covers the living expenses for a 3-year research stay at a German university or research institute. There are no tuition fees to be paid for PhD studies at publi...

Strengthening of the African Union Border Management Programme “From Barriers to Bridges” in Rwanda

The Permanent Secretary at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Mary BAINE, together with the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Rwanda, Mr. Peter Fahrenholtz, today launched the African Union Border Management Programme through an official handing over of equipment for border delimitation and demarcation.

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GOETHE-INSTITUT German Cultural Center / Liaison Office Kigali

13, KN 27 St., Kiyovu

P.O. Box 6889, Kigali/Rwanda

E-Mail: kigali%27%goethe%27%org,assistenz

Tel.:  +250 (0)784 950744

For the actual programme of the month, please contact Goethe-Institut directly or leave your email address with them to be included in their regular mailing list.

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Germany – always worth a visit!

Planning a trip to Germany and looking to inform yourself before you go? The German National Tourist Board uses its website to provide extensive and well‑presented information about towns and cities, culture, events, leisure activities and business trips. Discover Destination Germany through the multimedia prism of www.germany.travel.

University instructor

Online courses in higher education

Starting mid-October, Berlin-based iversity.org, a platform for academic online teaching, will offer its first Massive Open Online Courses, known as “MOOCs”. Courses are taught by renowned German and international faculty and are available to students worldwide, for free.

Germany and Europe

The making of German government policy on Europe

Nowadays European policy covers all policy fields. To be an effective advocate of Germany’s interests in Europe, the Federal Government needs efficient policy coordination mechanisms.

Bildungspartnerschaft Afrika

New online portal launched for the High-Tech Strategy

The German Government’s 2020 High-Tech Strategy unites the various strands of the Government’s activities in research and innovation

Africa and Germany

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 8:39 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 12:17 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.

Aug 23, 2016 9:05 AM

"Berlin: Refuge and Music" - Ahmed Yacoubs Film about Buskers in Berlin

Fascinated by the street art community, CrossCulture Internships Programme alumnus Ahmed Yacoub from Giza (Egypt) took the chance and produced his own video documentary, called "Berlin: Refuge and Music". During his internship with Vice Media (2015), he went on the hunt for new footage every day after work. Watch his strong movie and read some comments about his projects here.

Aug 22, 2016 2:28 PM

DEG invests in Nigerian food producer

The German Investment and Development Corporation DEG invests in the Nigerian company Beloxxi Industries Ltd. The family-run company is one of the  most popular producers of wheat crackers in Nigeria.

The Ambassador


Peter Fahrenholtz

German Information Centre Africa

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Africa is a special focus of German foreign policy. Germany's policy towards Africa is value-based; its principles are respect for human rights, democracy, and the rule of law and peaceful resolution of conflicts.

Obligation to declare cash in amounts of EUR 10,000 or more entering or leaving the EU

All travellers entering or leaving the European Union with €10,000 or more in cash must declare the sum to Customs from 15 June 2007. This initiative has been taken to assist the efforts being made at EU level to tackle crime and improve security by cracking down on money laundering, terrorism and criminality.

The impact of foreign policy in the current issue of DE Magazin Deutschland

Feature of the day: www.deutschland.de




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