Source: Ministry of External Affairs - Government of India |

Visit of Vice President to Comoros and Sierra Leone (October 10-14, 2019)

India shares close, warm and friendly relations with Comoros which are cemented by mutual trust

Hon’ble Vice President of India, Shri Venkaiah Naidu will visit the Union of Comoros and Sierra Leone from 10-14 October, 2019. The Vice President will be accompanied by a high-level delegation including Shri Sanjeev Kumar Balyan, Minister of State for Animal Husbandry, Dairy and Fisheries; Shri Ramvichar Netam, Member of…

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Cotton sustainability is key for rural development

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Director-General highlights importance of a crop that is “more than just a commodity”

Managing trade policy and climate risks are critical to supporting the more than 25 million farmers who grow cotton, experts gathered here emphasized. "Cotton represents so much more than just a commodity: It is a culture, a way of life, and a tradition that finds its roots at the heart…

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Ghana Rugby President Welcomes RFU Level 5 Referee To Ghana

Mensah welcomed Doug as one of the growing numbers of professional volunteers who are coming forward to support Ghana Rugby

Herbert Mensah, President and Board Chairman of Ghana Rugby (GhanaRugby.org), yesterday had a productive meeting with Doug Hampshire, an RFU Level 5 Match Official. Doug recently moved to Ghana with his wife and he has joined Deloitte as Management Consultant. Doug will become actively involved in Match Officiating in Ghana…

Source: United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) |

Indian Peacekeepers help to control major animal disease outbreak in Upper Nile (by Samuel Adwok Deng)

Indian peacekeepers serving in Malakal examined the afflicted cattle to identify the cause of the fatalities and administered vaccinations to curb the risk of further outbreaks

Following a rash of enigmatic livestock deaths earlier this September, local authorities in the Fashoda and Central Upper Nile regions have turned to the bovine expertise of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) to help fortify the animals against the malevolent specters. Last week, Indian peacekeepers serving in…

Source: Standard Chartered |

Oman, the UAE and Bahrain named rising stars of trade

Three Middle Eastern countries rank in the Standard Chartered Trade20 Index, which identifies the markets with the greatest potential for future trade growth

Oman and the UAE feature in the top 10 markets that have most rapidly improved their trade growth potential over the past decade, according to new research from Standard Chartered (www.SC.com). The Trade20 Index, which identifies the 20 rising stars of global trade, also features Bahrain among the nations that…

Source: Standard Chartered |

Côte d'Ivoire and Kenya named rising stars of global trade

African economies come first and third in the Standard Chartered Trade20 Index, which identifies the markets with the greatest potential for future trade growth

Côte d'Ivoire is the market that has most rapidly improved its trade growth potential over the past decade, according to new research from Standard Chartered (www.SC.com). The Trade20 index, which identifies the 20 rising stars of trade, places African markets Côte d'Ivoire in the top spot, and Kenya at number…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

UN General Assembly 2019: Scaling Up Nutrition Lead Group meets to chart way forward

The meeting of the group’s leaders took place at the UNICEF headquarters in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly

“Energy, passion and a lot of young people who care about nutrition” will underpin the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement’s newest phase, alongside stronger private sector engagement, members of the Lead Group heard on Tuesday. The meeting of the group’s leaders took place at the UNICEF headquarters in New York…

Source: Aleph Hospitality |

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) Signs Agreement with Aleph Hospitality to Expand its Presence Across Africa

Addition of 10 hotels aligns with the company’s strategy to accelerate growth across Middle East and Africa (MEA) region

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) (http://bit.ly/2la6oJM), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a Master Development Agreement (MDA) with Aleph Hospitality (http://www.AlephHospitality.com/) to develop ten franchise hotels across IHG’s portfolio of brands in midscale and upscale segments. The agreement was signed at Africa Hotel Investment Forum in Addis Ababa,…

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Source: KEANE |

700 New Hotel Restaurants and Bars will be opened in Africa by 2025

Hotel investors are becoming increasingly focussed on the performance of the Food and Beverage (F&B) element of their businesses

A new study released at the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) by food and beverage (F&B) strategy & design firm KEANE (www.KeaneBrands.com), forecasts that 700 new hotel restaurants and bars will be opened in Africa by 2025, in internationally branded hotels. The prediction is based on KEANE’s research into 410…

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Source: Control Risks Group Holdings Ltd |

Africa Risk-Reward Index 2019 reveals the Trends Shaping a New Investment Landscape

The report offers a comprehensive and up-to-date view of the highly-dynamic business investment landscape in Africa

The fourth edition of the Africa Risk-Reward Index from specialist global risk consultancy Control Risks (ControlRisks.com) and independent global advisory firm Oxford Economics (OxfordEconomics.com) has been released today. The report offers a comprehensive and up-to-date view of the highly-dynamic business investment landscape in Africa. The respected index tracks the evolution of…