Photos23.02.2015 Steinmeier in Kenya, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo: boosting cooperation and African ownership Crisis prevention, cooperation on global issues and economic development – these matters are to gain much greater weight in Germany’s relations with the countries of Africa. Rwanda and Kenya, where increased levels of political stability combine with great economic energy, present particularly major potential.
A new outlook on Africa: Steinmeier in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda und Kenya Foreign Minister Steinmeier travelled to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda and Kenya from 19 to 22 February. There, he met presidents and his counterparts for political talks, inaugurated the new runway at the airport in Goma and opened a Liaison Office at the Goethe Institut in Kinshasa. Steinmeier said that Europeans had to refresh their outlook on Africa; the continent was no longer defined...