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In der zweitägigen Veranstaltung PLAY HANDBALL SUPERCUP am 27. und 28. Oktober 2017 an der Deutschen Internationalen Schule in Kapstadt (DSK) hatten es sich die Veranstalter, die NRO Play Handball ZA und die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) zur Aufgabe gemacht, Sport und Umwelterziehung zu kombinieren.

Marco Fuchs, KAS-Stipendiat aus Deutschland besucht KAS-Büro in Kapstadt

Am Mittwoch, den 25.Oktober besuchte KAS-Stipendiat Marco Fuchs, der in Würzburg Wirtschaftswissenschaft studiert und derzeit ein Auslandssemester an der University of Cape Town (UCT) absolviert, das Büro der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in Kapstadt. Ein Bericht von Forschungsassistentin Ruth Hejtmanek.

National Church Leaders' Consultation

On Wednesday the 18th October 2017 church leaders from all over South Africa gathered in Johannesburg aiming to define common approaches to health, social and economic issues.

Südafrikas Wirtschaft in der Wachstumsfalle: Was kann man tun?

Am 20. Oktober fand in den Räumlichkeiten des Strand Tower Hotels in Kapstadt das Ubuntu Networking Business Breakfast statt. Das von der South African Ubuntu Foundation (SAUF) organisierte Netzwerk-Frühstück wurde mit Unterstützung der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), des Strand Tower Hotels und der SANLAM Gruppe veranstaltet.


In 2019 general elections will be held in South Africa to elect the new National Assembly and new Provincial Legislatures in all nine provinces. While every adult citizen in South Africa has the right to vote, however the electorate must register to vote in order to be able to participate in the voting process. Under the motto #ICOUNT the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation (KAS) in cooperation with the HDI For Good held seminars in various schools of Johannesburg.

New Windhoek Dialogue 2017

Declaration and Recommendations ahead of the 5th AU-EU Summit

From 6 - 9 October 2017, the New Windhoek Dialogue brought together centre-right political parties from 12 African countries, Members of the European People’s Party (EPP) Group in the European Parliament, representatives of European centre - right parties as well as the representatives of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.

Bundestag election in Germany in 2017

Election Analysis

The results of the 2017 Bundestag election are ambivalent. Both major parties lost support. Of the small parties, FDP and AfD were able to mobilize support, while The Greens and The Left barely experienced notable changes. The CDU/CSUunion performed best, thus constituting the largest faction with the mandate to form a government – which was nothing to be taken for granted after 12 years in power. Two options are conceivable politically: a Grand Coalition and a so- called “Jamaica coalition” consisting of the Union, FDP and The Greens, as currently governs in Schleswig-Holstein.

Dullah Omar memorial lecture with Dame Graca Machel

Graca Machel, a prominent guest speaker at the 11th Dullah Omar Memorial Lecture at the University of the Western Cape (UWC), addressed "violence against women and children in South Africa" in her speech.

Presseberichterstattung in Südafrika zur Bundestagswahl 2017

Die Bundestagswahl 2017 stieß bereits im Vorfeld auf großes Interesse seitens der südafrikanischen Medien. Wochen im Voraus berichteten sie über den Wahlkampf in Deutschland, Umfrageergebnisse und Prognosen und verfolgten die Bundestagswahl in Deutschland am vergangenen Sonntag.

The federal election of September 24, 2017

Analysis and preliminary result

Despite severe losses the two Christian democratic parties attained important strategic goals. They remained as the strongest political forces in Germany. There is no winning coalition without them possible and Angela Merkel will be Germany’s next chancellor. Compared to 2013 turnout increased by roughly five percentage points to 76.2 per cent.