Helmut Kohl 1930 - 2017

Architect of Germany's reunification

Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl dies at 87

Helmut Kohl, chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1982 to 1998 and architect of the reunification of Germany and Europe, has died in his home on June 16, 2017.


Youth Employment Enterprise & Skills-Summit

The Summit in 2017 targeted the high youth unemployment rate South Africa brought together the unemployed youth, prospective employers and civil society organizations which assist the youths to find employment to exchange information on ways to deal with youth unemployment. more…

New KAS projects in Zimbabwe/Malawi

Strengthening Land Ownership Rights of Women

With regard to the BMZ-Special Initiative “One World – No Hunger” KAS South Africa carries out projects in Malawi and Zimbabwe since 2016. The Minister of Lands as well as the German Ambassador now reassured that they would support KAS. more…



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June 29

The White Rose Art & Writing Project

Recognising and Resisting Injustice

June 30 - July 1

Al Bashir and Complementarity

July 6

Land Reform and Property Rights in South Africa: A Snapshot

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June 19

Escalating Racial Tensions- Early Warnings


The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

On the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and former President of the European Parliament, Hans-Gert Pöttering, writes: more…

Roadmap for sustainable biofuels

Regulatory frameworks for improved development?

Against the backdrop of the need for an increase in energy efficiency and a decrease in energy and resource utilisation, and for an economy that utilises fewer fossil raw materials and that relies more on renewable, [...] more…


Research report on the potential of the South African Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme

The report provides insight on how the South African Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) facilitates economic development in local communities. The report brings together perspectives of [...] more…

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