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Source: The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China |

Hong Kong bans import of poultry meat and products from Uganda and areas in Germany, India and Japan

The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced today (January 17) that in view of notifications from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza in the State of Bavaria in Germany and Kottayam District in Kerala State…

Source: Ministry of External Affairs - Government of India |

State visit of President of Kenya to India (January 10-12, 2017)

This is the First State visit from Kenya to India, since 1981

President of Kenya His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta paid a State Visit to India from 10-12 January 2017 on an invitation extended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The two leaders held official talks on 11 January in New Delhi. This is the First State visit from Kenya to India, since 1981.…

Source: Ken Research |

Fee for Service Model could Facilitate the Revenue Generation in Africa Telemedicine Space: Ken Research

The report discusses about the current health scenario in different countries including South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda, Botswana, Cameroon and Ethiopia

The first and the foremost thing a new entrant has to focus is to decide a business model they wish to enter into, since it has been observed that most of the pilot projects are discontinued in the region or are not running successfully.  Ken Research (www.KenResearch.com) announced its latest…

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Source: Media Revolution |

1000 disabled Africans to receive free treatment in India through the #OperationRehab initiative

According to a Statistics South Africa report based on the last census, over 2.8 million people suffer from some form of disability in South Africa alone and around 600,000 are listed as severely disabled

Over 2.8 million (http://APO.af/gqdOpi) people suffer from some form of disability in South Africa alone and around 600,000 are listed as severely disabled, according to a report based on the last census The first beneficiary of #OperationRehab has returned to South Africa with a new prosthetic leg #OperationRehab aims to…

Source: World Trade Organization (WTO) |

Mozambique ratifies the Trade Facilitation Agreement

Mozambique has ratified the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), making it the 105th WTO member to do so. Only five more ratifications from members are needed to bring the TFA into force

Mozambique’s instrument of acceptance was submitted to the WTO on 6 January. It is the 13th least developed country (LDC) to do so. The TFA will enter into force once two-thirds of the WTO membership has formally accepted the Agreement. In addition to Mozambique, the following WTO members have also…

Source: Ministry of External Affairs - Government of India |

State visit of President of Kenya to India (January 10-12, 2017)

President of Kenya His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta will pay a State Visit to India from 10-12 January 2017 on an invitation extended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

President of Kenya His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta will pay a State Visit to India from 10-12 January 2017 on an invitation extended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The two leaders will hold official talks on 11 January in New Delhi. During the visit President Kenyatta is also expected to call…

Source: Ministry of External Affairs - Government of India |

Official visit of President of Rwanda to India (January 09-12, 2017)

President of Rwanda His Excellency Paul Kagame will be on a working visit to India from 9-12 January 2017 on an invitation extended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

President of Rwanda His Excellency Paul Kagame will be on a working visit to India from 9-12 January 2017 on an invitation extended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The two leaders will hold official talks on 09 January 2017 in Gandhinagar. A business delegation would accompany the President Kagame.  …

Source: International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) |

Traffic growth and airline profitability were highlights of air transport in 2016

International scheduled passenger traffic: All regions, except for Africa and the Middle East, posted slower growth in than last year

Preliminary figures released today by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) indicated that the total number of passengers carried on scheduled services reached 3.7 billion in 2016, a 6.0 per cent increase over last year. The number of departures rose to approximately 35 million globally, and world passenger traffic, expressed…