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17 Sep '18

The Chancellor in Algeria

Chancellor Angela Merkel during talks with Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia

Good cooperation on readmissions

Algeria is a good partner in the readmission of asylum-seekers whose applications have been rejected, praised the Chancellor, speaking in Algiers. Over the last ten years, Germany and Algeria have also stepped up political and economic ties, said Angela Merkel, following her meeting with Algeria’s Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia. more

29 Aug '18

Angela Merkel in Senegal, Ghana and Nigeria

Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria, greets Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Stepping up partnerships with West Africa

Strengthening Africa’s economy, offering young people better prospects, and minimising the causes of displacement – these were the issues that the Chancellor discussed during her three-day trip to Senegal, Ghana and Nigeria. Germany intends to support the West African states in their efforts to achieve this. more

02 Mar '18

Angela Merkel in North Africa

Chancellor Angela Merkel in conversation with Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi

Working together to address illegal migration and terrorism

In future Tunisia will respond to enquiries regarding the identification of individuals within a month. Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Béji Caid Essebsi have agreed on this point. Asylum-seekers whose applications are rejected can thus be repatriated more swiftly. more

11 Oct '16

The Chancellor's trip to Africa

Chancellor Angela Merkel is welcomed with military honours in Addis Ababa.

Stepping up engagement for the African Union

During her visit to Ethiopia, Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for greater democracy and for conflicts to be resolved through dialogue. In Addis Ababa she met with Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn and officially opened the new Peace and Security Building of the African Union. more

10 Oct '16

The Chancellor's Africa trip

President Issoufou Mahamadou welcomes Chancellor Angela Merkel to the Niger.

Expanding assistance for the Niger

The Chancellor has flown on to the Niger, the next stop on her African trip. Her meeting with President Mahamadou Issoufou focused on the country’s migration policy and a planned migration partnership with the European Union. more

09 Oct '16

The Chancellor’s trip to Africa

Chancellor Angela Merkel and the delegation welcoming her to Mali

More support for Mali

Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged Mali’s President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, more support for his country. Mali was the first stop on the Chancellor’s three-day trip to Africa, which will also take in Niger and Ethiopia. Africa is increasingly a focus of Germany’s foreign, security and development policy. more

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