Here you will find the latest news from the German Embassy Windhoek.

Press Releases by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Windhoek


deutsche Tageszeitungen

Africa and Germany

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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 4:09 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".