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Source: United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office |

New British Deputy High Commissioner for Lagos arrives Nigeria

Laure Beaufils looks forward to working with a variety of Nigerian partners to further progress on the UK/Nigeria relationship

The British High Commission in Nigeria has announced the arrival of Laure Beaufils, appointed as British Deputy High Commissioner for Lagos, Laure is the first female to head the UK mission in Lagos. She arrived Nigeria on Monday, 20 January 2017, and already looks forward to the tasks ahead. Commenting…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles |

Seychelles values its partnership with IFAD

Seychelles was represented by Ambassador Bernard Shamlaye, the Seychelles Governor for IFAD and its Permanent Representative, and Mr Michael Nalletamby, Principal Secretary – Fisheries and Agriculture

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) organised the 40th session of its Governing Council at its headquarters in Rome, Italy, on 14th and 15th February. Seychelles was represented by Ambassador Bernard Shamlaye, the Seychelles Governor for IFAD and its Permanent Representative, and Mr Michael Nalletamby, Principal Secretary – Fisheries…

Source: Ministry of External Affairs - Government of India |

Visit of Vice President to Rwanda (February 19-21, 2017)

During this visit, the Vice President would be meeting H.E the President of Rwanda and H.E. the President of the Senate and deliver an address at the University of Rwanda

The Vice-President of India Shri M Hamid Ansari, accompanied by Smt. Salma Ansari, will be visiting Rwanda from 19-21 February 2017. He will be accompanied by Shri Vijay Sampla, Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment and four members of Parliament, senior officials and a media delegation.   India-Rwanda relations are…

Source: Ministry of External Affairs - Government of India |

Visit of Vice President to Uganda (February 21-23, 2017)

During this visit, the Vice President would be meeting H.E the Vice President of Uganda and H.E. the President of Uganda

The Vice-President of India Shri M Hamid Ansari, accompanied by Smt. Salma Ansari, will be visiting Uganda from 21-23 February 2017. He will be accompanied by Shri Vijay Sampla, Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment and four members of Parliament, senior officials and a media delegation.   Bilateral relations between…

Control Risks Group Holdings Ltd
Source: Control Risks Group Holdings Ltd |

Riskmap 2017: A Year of Acute Uncertainty for Business

The high levels of complexity and uncertainty attached to the key political and security issues for the year, highlighted by RiskMap, mean that boards will need to undertake comprehensive reviews of their approaches to risk management

Challenge to globalisation and free trade highlighted by US election and Brexit referendum ushers in a year of heightened strategic uncertainty for business The distinction for businesses between domestic markets perceived as safe and foreign markets perceived as challenging has become marginal as risks increasingly come home through political, cyber…

Merck
Source: Merck |

Merck Marks “World Cancer Day” to Increase Awareness about Cancer Prevention through Social Media - Together We Can Prevent Cancer

Through ‘Merck More than a Patient’, a new initiative of Merck Cancer Access Program in Africa in partnership with “Women For Cancer” we support women cancer survivors to establish their own small business so that they can lead an independent and productive life

Social media campaign to raise awareness on cancer. “Merck Africa Oncology Fellowship Program” in Kenya and India to increase the limited number of oncologists in the continent. “Merck More than a Patient” to empower women cancer survivors. Merck (www.MerckGroup.com), a leading science and technology company, marks today “World Cancer Day”…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles |

Seychelles and Mauritius shared common interests in bringing relations to new heights

President Faure reaffirmed Seychelles’ commitments in consolidating the already existing relations and how the two countries shared common visions in the international arena, such as, the African Union

President Danny Faure received Hon. Seetana Lutchmeenaraidoo, GCSK, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade and Special Envoy of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius yesterday at State House. Hon. Lutchmeenaraidoo presented Mr. Faure with a letter from Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth and discussed various areas…