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Oct 20, 2017 1:18 PM

Fossil teeth of African specie found in Germany

A 9.7-million-year-old discovery has left a team of German scientists scratching their heads. The teeth seem to belong to a species only known to have appeared in Africa several million years later.

Oct 19, 2017 4:35 PM

Call for proposals: Funding of human rights projects in Namibia

The German Embassy Windhoek wants human rights projects to be funded and fully implemented in 2018. They are calling for proposals of projects that would be financed with up to 70,000 Euro.

Oct 19, 2017 4:10 PM

How a young German director documented illegal gold mining in Ghana

Filmmaker Johannes Preuss has received a student Oscar for his film "Galamsey" which was shot in Ghana and looks at the illegal gold trade there. The German news agency Deutsche Welle (DW) met him to discuss how the country could "turn into a hell".

Oct 19, 2017 4:05 PM

The German parliament extends overseas missions for German soldiers

In future the German army (Bundeswehr) will continue to be involved in international missions overseas. The German Parliament has extended the Bundeswehr mandates for the UN missions in Africa, the NATO-led missions in Afghanistan and in the Mediterranean, and the participation in the international anti-IS alliance.

Oct 18, 2017 2:19 PM

"Dear Germany" project gives journalists a new voice

How do refugee journalists view their new lives in Germany? Newly-launched project "Dear Germany" plans to shed light on their backstory and newfound freedom.

Oct 18, 2017 1:21 PM

Germany condemns attack in Mogadishu

Over 250 people were killed on October 14 in Somalia’s capital. The German government denounced the terrorist attack and wants to support the Somali government by improving the country’s security.

Oct 17, 2017 3:38 PM

World Food Day 2017: Five questions and answers on hunger

On October 16 of every year, the United Nations observes World Food Day – thus spotlighting the millions of people around the world suffering from hunger. The German Foreign Office is working to help these people and is fighting hunger worldwide.

Oct 17, 2017 3:23 PM

German and Ethiopian universites fighting together against hunger

A research group from a German and an Ethiopian university is developing methods to reduce malnutrition problems caused by climate change. They are concentrating on agricultural solutions and climate prediction.

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