President Ramaphosa has announced measures to fight the spread of the coronavirus in South Africa. This includes a travel ban on foreign nationals from high-risk countries, including Germany, from 18…
When Ambassador Martin Schäfer gave a speech at the Annual Conference of the De Klerk Foundation on January 31, to celebrate De Klerk's historic speech in the National Assembly in 1990, he did not anticipate the issues he alluded to becoming relevant again two weeks later, he writes for News24.com.
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.