Chancellor Angela Merkel travelled to South Africa and Angola from February 5 - 7, 2020. Talks focused on cooperation in the fields of technical and vocational education and training (TVET), and on international issues and economic matters.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced during her visit to Pretoria that the sponsorship programme for young professionals is now open for 2021 applications.
Would you like to get to know the German Parliament? The German Bundestag invites highly motivated graduates from South Africa, Namibia and Botswana to take part in a scholarship programme in Berlin in June 2020.
Terms and Conditions of the 'Market Quiz' and the 'Bundesliga Predication Game' at the Deutschlandfest, 9 November 2019 at 012 Central, Pretoria
Where were you when the Berlin Wall came down? All of us in Europe who experienced November 9, 1989 can answer this question. When East and West Germans embraced each other with tears of joy 30 years ago, this spelled not only the end to the division of Germany.
We Germans have learned our lesson from history: Only if our neighbours, friends and partners thrive as we do, we will do well in the long-run. In Africa, this is called Ubuntu, writes Ambassador Martin Schäfer for News24.com.
The German Consulate General in Cape Town will be closed from 23 October to 1 November 2019.
We should try to understand the reasons for the violence against foreigners, but we must never condone it, let alone sweep them under the carpet. They are and remain ugly expressions of xenophobia, writes Martin Schäfer for News24.com.
Commemorating the German National Day (Day of German Unity) and the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany invites to the “Deutschlandfest” on the 9th of November 2019.