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A Book of Condolences for former Chancellor Helmut Kohl will be opened at the Chancellery of this Embassy, Sanlam Centre 6th Floor, 145 Independece Avenue on:

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, and Thursday, 22 June 2017, 10:00-12:00 hrs.

Helmut Kohl

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said today (June 16) on the passing of former Chancellor Helmut Kohl:

"He was a great statesman, a great German politician and above all a great European. He did not only do such a lot for German reunification, but also for the integration of Europe. That is his great l...

Unveiling of Solar Power System Upgrade of ‘Save the Rhino Trust’

Deutsche Botschaft unterstützt ‚Save the Rhino Trust‘ Namibia

On 8th June 2017 the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, H.E. Christian-Matthias Schlaga, and Mr . Simson Uri-Khob Chief Operations Officer of the‘Save the Rhino Trust‘ Namibia, unveiled the 56.4 kWh ground mounted off-grid photovoltaic solar system at the Palmwag Base Station of ‘Save the Rhino Trust’ Namibia. Representatives of the German Embassy, as well as Trustees of ‘Save the Rhino Trust’ and other donors, attended the event.

Liebhardt Mogotsi invited to a one year Training Course in Germany

Liebhardt Mogotsi Invited To A One-Year Training Course In Germany

As part of its foreign cultural and educational policy, the German Foreign Office supports courses for sports experts and coaches from developing countries. In this framework, Mr Liebhardt Mogotsi will take part in the 40th International Coaching Course at the Academy for Foreign Coaches of the German Athletic Federation (DLV) in Mainz from 09.06.2017 until 31.07.2018.

Start-Up Festival 2017

Namibia Start-Up Festival

The Financial Literacy Initiative, FabLab, Team Namibia and the Namibia Business Innovation Institute (NBII) will host the first Namibia Start-up Festival from 9-10 June 2017 at the Warehouse Theatre, sponsored by Bank Windhoek, the European Investment Bank and the Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).


#youforG20 – is looking for your project!

Does your project support social engagement at the municipal level? Does it help to enhance gender equality? Does it protect the environment or the climate? Does it promote participation on the part o...


Germany’s G20 presidency: focusing on Africa

“Growth that all states can afford”, is Chancellor Angela Merkel’s main goal for the German presidency of the G20. Starting December 1, 2016, Germany will be holding the chairmanship in 2017, taking over from China.

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Germany’s candidacy for a seat on the Security Council in 2019/20

Germany is seeking to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Foreign Minister Steinmeier announced the candidacy for 2019/20 in Hamburg on Monday (27 June). The elections are expected to take place at the General Assembly in June 2018.

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Ambassador Christian Matthias Schlaga

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You will find the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in the Sanlam Centre in Windhoek's city centre.

Energy Efficiency Award 2017: Companies can apply now

Energy Efficiency Award 2017

The international energy efficiency competition of the Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH (dena) - German Energy Agency has the motto "The Makers of Energy Transition " this year. Private and public companies are invited to submit their projects and concepts by 15 July 2017, which have a special impact on the practical implementation of the energy conversion. You can find all the information you need to enter for free at

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