The Go Africa…Go Germany…-Alumni Association e.V. (GOAL) is an organisation of over 150 young professionals and academics from Germany and over twenty African countries. GOAL e.V. strives to promote a critical approach to relations between Europe and Africa. Aware of our commonalities and differences, GOAL members implement various civic education projects.

GOAL members vote for a new board

GOAL members vote for a new board

Every two years, the members of GOAL are invited to vote for a new board of management, in accordance with our charter. Here are the new board members:   ISAAC OWUSU (Chairperson) Isaac was born in Accra, Ghana in 1984. He received his B.A from…

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Call for donations – GOAL e.V. is supporting the efforts of our alumni Joseph Goakai in Sierra Leone for a (Post-)Ebola Relief

Call for donations – GOAL e.V. is supporting the efforts of our alumni Joseph Goakai in Sierra Leone for a (Post-)Ebola Relief

Although media attention has waned, there remains much to do in post-Ebola relief. PADDYS Family, a NGO in Bo City, Sierra Leone, provides with its work sanitation, back-to-school kits and psychological counselling to Ebola-survivors. One of his active members is Joseph Goakai, a GOAL e.V….

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Building the bridge with radio+: Exchange between young broadcasters from Harare and Berlin successfully completed

Building the bridge with radio+: Exchange between young broadcasters from Harare and Berlin successfully completed

The ‚pilot phase‘ of the intercultural radio project radio+ was successfully completed. After kick-off workshops in Harare and Berlin and an intensive training week in September 2013, the 10 young broadcasters of the first radio+-generation from Harare and Berlin jointly produced radio programs in English…

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How young Germans (should) learn about „Africa“

How young Germans (should) learn about „Africa“

The Go Africa…Go Germany…-Alumni Association e.V. (GOAL) has signed an open letter to the German schoolbook publishers Westermann Verlag and Schroedel Verlag. The letter criticizes the often still stereotypical and racist representation of Africa and people of African descent in the companys’ geography books. These…

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Hard work, laughter and discussions

Hard work, laughter and discussions

Radio can overcome boundaries, rise emotions and win hearts. In a recent project, nine students and journalists from Zimbabwe and Germany worked together on intercultural radio features. The way of collaboration worked via internet – the same way we got first in touch. In July,…

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Radio+ Training Week: „Building the Bridge“

Radio+ Training Week: „Building the Bridge“

The first generation of Zimbabwean and German participants met with great expectations as the project is the first of its kind. Speech Training, Expose writing, Technical training, interview training and of course intercultural exchange were all lined up for the long week. Media experts in…

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First Radio+ Show

First Radio+ Show

The first radio+ show has been uploaded to the newly created Media Centre. From now on all shows will be available as download as well as direct stream in the GOAL radio+ Media Centre. Download first show as MP3 file

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Start of radio+ Training Week

Start of radio+ Training Week

From September 2nd to 9th the radio+ participants from Zimbabwe and Germany are coming together for an international training week. After two kick-off meetings in August in Berlin and Harare respectively the group will spend one week together in Berlin to build build personal friendships,…

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radio+ Call for Applications online

radio+ Call for Applications online

In cooperation with the Partnership with Africa Foundation e.V., the Go Africa…Go Germany Alumni Association (GOAL) e.V. is granting fellowships to students from Berlin and Harare. Fellowship holders will take part in advanced media trainings, jointly produce radio programs and become part of a network…

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