Go Africa, Go Germany

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A lot has already been written about the "Go Africa... Go Germany..." programme. Many Newspapers and Magazines have published articles about the exchange programme. But also the participants themselves have been engaged in writing and publishing articles about relvant topics. Here you will find a selection of articles which have been published in the past.

Lukodi, Uganda

Linda Bore

Opportunities for the Future

The Go Africa...Go Germany program was initiated by the former Federal President of the Republic of Germany, Horst Kohler, as part of his partnership for Africa. He had a vision to see young students and academics in diverse fields such as political science, social sciences, law and business from Germany and Africa; form a meaningful, long-term partnership.

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Rhaban Schulze Horn (left) with Femi Longe and Hans-Peter Kriegs.

Interview: Hans-Peter Kriegs

A first-hand impression of Africa

Hans-Peter Kriegs, legal adviser at the Federal Agency for Civic Education, spent a week in Ghana and Nigeria in December 2009 on behalf of the project "Go Africa...Go Germany". The trip altered his perspective on life in Germany.

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Fishermen working on a lobster-boat in Namibia.

Lena Giesbert

Views on Southern Africa: Reflections on the "Go Africa – Go Germany" Programme of the bpb

When I first received the call for papers from the federal agency for civic education on the "Go Africa – Go Germany" programme 2007 and saw that it was planned to visit Namibia, honestly, I thought: "maybe not too interesting.

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The participants of the 2008 exchange programme Go Africa... Go Germany... visite the remains of the Berlin Wall. Foto: Miriam Shabafrouz

Reginald Ntomba

Germany: A nation of many realities

Germany is a country that carries a long, bitter and complicated history. It featured heavily in the occupational wars of Europe, which are commonly referred to as the World Wars. Both were lost in 1918 and 1945. Later on it broke into two, a development whose consequences still hang on in the life and minds of its people.

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The participants of the 2008 exchange programm Go Africa... Go Germany... meet the Vice-President of the Bundestag, Gerda Hasselfeld.

Oliver Sefrin

A Realistic Picture of Others

Students from Germany and Africa are dismantling their prejudices, learning from each other and developing a network: these are the aims of the "Go Africa ... Go Germany" scholarship programme.

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Josef Hien

This is not a Travel Report!

When I was asked to write a short comment entitled "Goals and Evaluation of the program", I first thought that this would be no big deal. Just dropping a few superlatives... Though, the longer I thought about the term "goals of the program" the more I got confused.

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Coretta Maame Panyin Jonah

Realities confronting German and African Youth in an Globalized World

The world has indeed become a global village. The forces of globalization have subjected most people of the world to the same influences.

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