Bundespräsident Frank-Walter Steinmeier und der Präsident der Republik Gambia, Adama Barrow, in der Pressekonferenz in Banjul (Gambia)

Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier visits The Gambia

From 13 to 14 December Federal President Steinmeier was on an official visit to The Gambia. President Steinmeier was accompanied by a large delegation, including a delegation of businessman headed by ...

German business delegation visiting Senegal

Business delegation on visit in Senegal

A high-ranking business delegation from Bavaria visited Senegal from 4-8 December 2017. In addition to many meetings with Senegalese partners, the embassy hosted a large reception. The highlight of th...

The German football expert together with trainees in The Gambia

Sports cooperation: DOSB expert trains women football players in the Gambia

The German football expert Monika Staab has been working for two months on a training course for women footballers in the Gambia. The project of the German Olympic Sports Federation and the Gambia Nat...


Facts, not false promises

#rumoursaboutgermany – a new Federal Foreign Office website aims to get the facts out to migrants, making them less susceptible to misinformation spread by people smugglers.

Microproject sponsored by the German Embassy Dakar in Thiès (Senegal)

Environmental protection by improved stoves

Successful conclusion of the microproject « Sustainable environmental protection in five villages in the district of Thiès »  financed with 6.000 € by the German Embassy! In the scope of the project ...

cattle in a village in Senegal

Support for cattle breeding and market gardening in Nianing

In 2017, the embassy has financed the construction of a cowshed in Nianing (Mbour region) for 5000 Euro. The project was financed under the embassy’s financial support program for small-scale developm...

In an infant home

Support for an infant home in Mbodiène

The embassy has supported the NGO „Association Sourire d’Enfants“ in Mbodiène (Mbour region) with a grant of 8.800 Euro. The grant serves to equip an infant home with furniture and electric appliances...

German Security Council candidature logo

Germany. A strong partner for Africa.

With its new candidacy, Germany is demonstrating that it intends to continue to play an active role in helping to promote peace and security, including in Africa.

PASCH-Project "Café Goethe" (April 2017)

Dance, theater and songs: Welcome to the „Café Goethe”

15 students in German language from 10 countries in Subsaharian Africa – all of them participants in the PASCH-programme – inspired an excited audience with talent, dedication and joie de vivre which ...

The Ambassador

Ambassador Stephan Röken

Stephan Röken, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Senegal, the Gambia, Guinea-Bissau and Cabo Verde based in Dakar.

Visa information

Find here our online-appointment system for visa application and information sheets!

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