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Terms and Conditions of Use

The texts, pictures, graphic artwork, and design of these websites are subject to copyright and may be used by you only for private and other personal use as provided in Art. 53 of the German Copyright Act (UrhG). The said sites or parts thereof may not be reproduced or used in other electronic or printed matter, nor may they be published, without our permission. Such authorization will be granted upon request by the Central Editorial Department. Texts, pictures, graphic artwork, and other data may furthermore be subject in whole or in part to the copyright of third parties.


The Editorial Department will provide you with further information regarding the existence of any rights of third parties. Reprinting and utilization of press releases and speeches are generally permitted if a list of credits is provided.

All brands and trademarks named in the website and which may be protected by third parties shall be subject without restriction to the terms and conditions of currently prevailing trademark law and to the ownership rights of the respective registered owners. Mere mention alone in our Internet site shall not constitute grounds for assuming that trademarks are not protected by third-party rights.


Picture Credits

Image rights in the pictures on this website are cleared. References to sources are named in the caption or alternative text. Images without an explicit reference have to be labelled as “© Bavarian Office for Africa”. Their use requires prior agreement of the Bavarian Office for Africa. Should you – despite all due care and diligence in our work – feel infringed in your image right, please contact


We have compiled and checked all the information provided on this Internet site to the best of our knowledge and belief. We cannot, however, assume any guarantee for the constant topicality, correctness, completeness, and availability of the information provided. Internet sites specifically designated by name reflect the views and knowledge of the authors. No contractual relationship has been established with the users of the Internet site.

We accept no liability for any damage arising from use of this Internet site. This disclaimer shall not apply, where the provisions of Art. 839 BGB [German Civil Code] (liability in case of breach of official duty) are of relevance. No liability is assumed for any damage caused by calling up or downloading data using malware or by the installation or use of software.

The Bavarian Office for Africa explicitly reserves the right to modify, supplement or delete individual web pages or the entire Internet site without special notice or to discontinue publication of the same on a temporary or final basis.

Link & Cross References Disclaimer

A distinction shall be made between our own contents and cross-references (links) to the websites of other providers. By providing such links, we merely facilitate access to use of third-party contents pursuant to Art. 8 of the German Telemedia Act [Telemediengesetz]. When a link to such Internet sites was used for the first time, we checked these third-party contents to ascertain whether they might give rise to responsibility under civil or penal law.

However, we are not able to continuously check these third-party contents for any modifications and we therefore assume no responsibility for the same. Illegal, incorrect, or incomplete contents and in particular damage arising from use or non-use of third-party information are solely the liability of the respective providers of the site.

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