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African nerdettes and other impossibilities

In 2004, the word “Nerd” made it into the standard German dictionary, the Duden, according to which it describes a “very intelligent, but socially isolated computer fan.” Use: colloquially “derogatory.” Whoever came to Gamescom in Cologne with this definition in mind was set straight.  More ...

Current projects

eLibrary is now online!   deutsch deutsch

Now, the moment has arrived: The eLibrary is now ready for use in Ghana.
A lot of digital medias are waiting to be lent!  

Music Around Africa   deutsch deutsch deutsch deutsch

Interest in modern urban music from Africa is growing worldwide. Music Around Africa gives a rough overview of the diverse and dynamic music scenes south of the Sahara.

Music in Africa   deutsch deutsch

Music in Africa is an internet-based platform for music information and knowledge exchange in Africa.

Word of Mouth   deutsch deutsch deutsch

Articles, institutions and initiatives dealing with the topic of orality primarily in African countries but also in Germany.

Celebration of Burger Highlife   deutsch

Ghanaian musicians living in Germany created a popular crossover music style from highlife songs, disco and funk.


Goethe-Institut Ghana
30, Kakramadu Road,
next to NAFTI
P.M.B. 52
Accra, Ghana
Tel.  +233 302 776 764
+233 302 779 769

Mobil +233 261 078 143
+233 549 898 262
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Catalogue of the library of the Goethe-Institut Ghana

Online research in the catalogue of the Goethe-Institut Ghana

Programme Sept - Nov 2015

Latest Programme Sept - Nov 2015


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