What are the regulations of setting up a professional restaurant in Germany?

Tila is very shortsighted but this has not hindered her from achieving her goals in life.

Allan shared with us his success story on how he has managed to access the German market with organic coffee from Tanzania.

Meet Ola Stähler, the German Chapter Lead for the Women In Tech Africa Initiative(WiTA), Africa's largest women in tech group.

Having studied Law in Germany, Edith Otiende-Lawani believes in pushing for good governance in Africa.

Having grown up in an environment with challenges in security, Linda Ochwanda saw the need to design a technology which will solve the problem.

Meet Dr. Jean Bosco Byiringiro, the Director of the 1st Siemens Training Center in Africa, a collaboration of Siemens AG in Germany and Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (DeKut) in Kenya.

"This is why I founded Tumaini e.V. to accommodate and give hope to other families with children with disability", says Lucy Wanjiku.

Meet Augustine Kiama, the CEO & Founder of SIFTGroupX and a BSc Student in Finance & Economics at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany.

Many young people are looking for opportunities to study locally or abroad. Having a connection to a network with professionals to mentor and give the career guidance is very vital as well.

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Would you like to pursue your career in Geo Data Science? Meet Linda Ochwada from Kenya, a Consultant and a GEO/Data Scientist based in Berlin.

"My dream is to help out the communities back in Africa with my engineering skills", says Moses Githinji.

Would you like to study Medicine in Germany? Or are you currently studying Medicine and you would like to connect with other doctors?

Meet Rose Peters originally from Kenya, a trained nurse in Germany and the Founder of the Facebook Group "African Nurses/Pfleger in Germany".

Rose Wambui came to Germany in 2010 as an Au-pair. After the Au-pair programme, she joined the FSJ programme and volunteered for one year as she continued learning the language. 

Having acquired a law degree in Kenya and with more than four years of experience working as an admitted lawyer and in managerial positions in Kenya, Angella Kerubo relocated to Germany in 2015. 

Meet Philly Yambo Makora, the Founder of the Tales of Yambo, who studied Publizistik (Journalism) at the University in Mainz.

Meet Jesse Karanja, an Alumni from the German School in Nairobi

Meet Sarah Njeri, a Kenyan dental assistant who trained in Germany.

Meet Cynthia, a happy returnee and the Kenyan Coordinator for the CIM Programme, 'Migration for Development', a joint operation of GIZ and the German Federal Employment Agency. 

Meet Mshai Mwakidedela Co-Founder of Asili Ya Mwanamke- Natur der Frau e.V., an organisation aiming at empowering girls to take initiative in finding solutions to the problems that affect them.

Meet Wambui Kimani, an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a returnee who relocated to Kenya to pursue her career in Law.

Juliet Shali Shambi, currently working as a Senior Solutions Advisor with SAP in East Africa, successfully relocated back to Kenya after completing her studies in Germany.

Dr. Angela Mule happily relocated back to Kenya after finishing her studies in Germany. She shared with us about her inspiring career path and what motivated her to relocate back to Kenya. Watch it here!

Looking for a PhD Opportunity in Germany in Pharmaceutical Chemistry?

Kennedy Mbeva Liti, who is among the youngest Green Talents Award winners, won the award in 2014 in Germany.

Dr. Sospeter Ngoci from Kenya successfully defended his PhD in Biochemistry at the Leibniz Institute for Age Research in Jena, Germany.

Meet our expert Dr. Oliver Kirui, a Senior Researcher and Postdoc Fellow

Dr. Benson Kemboi, a Kenyan Researcher shared with us about how to apply for a PhD (Structured PhD and PhD by Research).

Prof. Dr. Schmidt is a Professor at the University of Münster at the Institute of Pharmaceutical Biology and Phytochemistry.

"My dream is to see Africa gradually excel in research, especially in Mathematics", says Dr. David Angwenyi. After his PhD in Germany in Mathematics at the University in Potsdam, David relocated back to Kenya to support his dream.

Meet our expert, Dr. Lydia Radoli, a KAAD PhD scholarship fellow who defended her PhD in 2019 at Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus in Germany.

Kenyan DAAD In-Country Scholarship holder shared on undertaking a PhD in Mechatronic Engineering in Germany.

Meet our expert Dr. Jethron Ayumbah Akallah, a Lecturer at Maseno University in Kenya and a fellow of the Hans Boeckler Foundation.

Isaiah Onando Mulang' from Kenya is currently undertaking a PhD in Computer Science in Germany.

The emerging technologies in Africa are bridging the digital gap in Africa bringing in change and solutions to solve some of the challenges in Africa.

Collins Agoro, a Kenyan participant from the Afrika Kommt! Programme, shared with us during an interview about the programme and working in Germany. 

Meet our expert Anthony Omiunu originally from Nigeria who graduated from the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences with degree in Information Engineering.


Germano Richter Mugambi from Kenya, a Catholic Academic Exchange Service (KAAD) scholarship holder, is currently pursuing a Masters of Electrical Engineering at the University of Rostock.

Meet Wendo Joy who graduated with a Nano Degree in Data Science under the Bertelsmann Data Science Scholarship with Udacity Online University based in the Silicon Valley!

Meet Matabato Kimani (Mat Kimani), currently working as the Operations Manager for SumUp in Berlin. Originally from Kenya, Matabato has an inspiring career path having secured three scholarships in Hongkong and in Germany.

Meet Ann Nyokabi, a Computer Scientist from Kenya who recently graduated from Technical University München (TUM) in Computer Science.

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