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Discover topics, find information, view videos, take part in the Germany Quiz and in online voting, interact with others: If you want to understand what makes Germany tick and what Germany is busy talking about, then visit and its social-media channels. The Deutschland portal has a new face: young, refreshed, mobile and highly interactive.

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Deutsche Welle International Traineeship

Deutsche Welle (DW) is currently advertising its new journalism traineeship for English and German native speakers. This is a unique opportunity for aspiring journalists around the world.

We are on Facebook!

The German Embassy’s new Facebook page went only on 1 August 2016. Find us (and like us ;-) ) on

Training Journalists on Climate Change

On Saturday 28 November a workshop for journalists funded by the Climate Fund of the German Embassy took place in the Kaleb Hotel, organised by the embassy's partner PANOS. The aim of the workshop was...

3,000 young marathon runners celebrate „25 Years of German Unity” in Addis Ababa

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Day of German Unity the German Embassy in Addis Ababa in cooperation with the German Cooperation Development Office (GIZ) and “Great Ethiopian Run” organ...

Journalist Training on Reporting on Violence Against Women in Ethiopia

The German Embassy is funding the Ethiopian Media Women Association in their efforts to strengthen awareness for the problem of violence committed against women in Ethiopia. A training for journalists...

Information event on a career in the diplomatic service

Curiosity and flexibility is what is required of a diplomat in order to adapt to the unique conditions in changing host countries according to Ambassador Joachim Schmidt. Ambassador Schmidt met a grou...

Sustainable Urban Development – a field visit organized by UNA-Germany

The United Nations Association of Germany (UNA-Germany/ Deutsche Gesellschaft für die Vereinten Nationen e.V. - DGVN) has organised a study trip to Nairobi and Addis Ababa for interested German journa...

Workshop organized by the Deutsche Welle Akademie in cooperation with the Ethiopian Press Club

The German Foreign Office funded a five-days’ training workshop on Election Reporting for Ethiopian journalists from 13 to 17 April in Addis Ababa. The training was organized and held by experts from ...

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Deutsche Welle boosts The Bobs international online award

Deutsche Welle (DW) launches its renowned international contest "The Bobs - Best of Online Activism" with a new approach. The focus is now on the "Freedom of Speech Award."

Deutsche Welle in Ethiopia

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Deutsche Welle broadcasts the following programmes in the region:

DW-TV Arabia broadcasts in English, Arabic, and German via Satellite (Arabsat BADR4).

Radio programmes (Radio DW A 2) are aired in English, Arabic and Amharic (Amharic daily from 14.00-15.00 UTC).

The German DW Radio Programm has been disrupted since 31 Oct 2011.

For more information please check the DW website:

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Handbook Facts about Germany

You will find everything to know about German in the new handbook "Facts about Germany", now also available electronically.