Author Archives: winniesambu

Call of applications – part-time project coordinator

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is seeking to appoint a part-time Project Coordinator (approx. 26 hours a week) who will assist in the initiation phase of a prospective new ‘African-German Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Food Systems and Applied Agricultural and Nutritional Data Science’. The part-time position is based at the Institute for Social […]

A CAREER IN TRANSPORT ECONOMICS – HELVI PETRUS

In our latest alumni profiles, we feature Helvi Petrus (PhD), an alumnus of the Namibian-German Center for Logistics. She tells us about her career journey, and recent high profile appointment as one of Namibia’s national Transportation Commissioners. Who is Helvi Petrus? I grew up in Okagolo village situated in Omusati Region, located in northern part […]

SEEKING URBAN TRANSFORMATION – DAVISON MUCHANDENYIKA

Davison Muchadenyika discusses his new book on urban transformations in Zimbabwe.   Who is Davison Muchadenyika? I am from Zimbabwe, Buhera district, located some 300 kilometres from Harare. As a DAAD scholar, I studied Master of Arts Development Management at the IEE, Ruhr University of Bochum. Thereafter, I worked briefly and proceeded to do my PhD. […]

NAVIGATING A CAREER IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT FINANCE

In this alumni feature, AEN’s Secretary-General Winnie Sambu spoke to Erick Mariga, an alumnus of the Master’s programme at the South African German Centre for Development Research (SA-GER CDR), about his career trajectory and life after graduating from his Master’s degree. Erick Mariga grew up in Nyeri and Nanyuki, peri-urban towns located in Central Kenya. […]

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