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

Seychelles: DFA refutes Assomption claims

The Agreement provides for India to finance the development of facilities on Assomption Island to assist the Defence Forces of Seychelles to extend its capacity for maritime security

The Government of the Republic of Seychelles wishes to categorically refute the allegations that the island of Assomption has been leased or sold to the Government of the Republic of India for the purposes of the establishment of a unilateral military base. Both the Government of the Republic of Seychelles and…

Source: Dangote Group |

Dangote Refinery returnee graduate engineers promise an end to fuel scarcity when Refinery takes off

The engineers described their experience as second to none in the history of Nigeria oil and gas sector

Returnee indigenous India trained Graduate engineers of the Dangote Refinery (www.Dangote.com) have promised to deploy the knowledge and skills acquired during the training to ensure Nigeria is saved the embarrassment of fuel scarcity when the refinery come on stream.  The engineers who described their experience as second to none in…

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Merck Foundation Marks ‘World Cancer Day’ this Year in Uganda and Tanzania

Merck Foundation commits to building cancer care capacity in Africa and developing countries

Merck Foundation conducts their post-training evaluation for their first graduate of ‘Merck Oncology Fellowship Program’ in Tanzania Merck Foundation commits to long-term partnership with Uganda minister of health through providing one and two years oncology fellowship in India, Egypt, and Malaysia for Ugandan doctors Following the ‘We Can. I can’…

Source: High Commission of India, Pretoria, South Africa |

Visit of His Majesty King Makhosonke of the Ndebele Kingdom to High Commission

The two sides discussed a deepening of relations between India and the Ndebele Kingdom

His Majesty King Makhosonke of the Ndebele Kingdom visited the High Commission of India Pretoria, the first official contact with the Government of India. The two sides discussed a deepening of relations between India and the Ndebele Kingdom inclusive of technical training and assistance, scholarship schemes of the Government of…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

South Africa and India meet to strengthen ties

The meeting reflected on ways to grow commercial links between South Africa and India, especially in the fields of trade and investment

South Africa and India convened the Foreign Office Consultations on 18 January 2018 in New Delhi, India. The Consultations form part of the structured mechanism which governs bilateral relations between the two countries. This mechanism comprises a Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC) and the Foreign Office Consultations (FOC). The FOC serves…

Source: High Commission of India, Nairobi, Kenya |

Visit of Senior Indian Defence Delegation to Kenya

Both sides identified several areas of cooperation and agreed to further enhance bilateral defence ties

A 3-member defence delegation led by Mr. Sanjay Mitra, Defence Secretary of India is visiting Kenya on 11-12 January 2018 to discuss issues of bilateral defence cooperation between the two countries. This is the first-ever visit to Kenya by India’s Defence Secretary in recent decades. The Indian delegation held talks with the Cabinet…

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Merck Foundation Connects Africa and Asia through their Partnership with Partners with the University of Malaya to Build Healthcare Capacity in Africa and Asia with a Special Focus on Diabetes, Oncology and Infertility

The MF-UM collaboration formalised today will facilitate academic support to post-graduate medical trainees in the fields of diabetes, oncology and infertility

From India to Malaysia, Merck Foundation continues their collaborative efforts to build healthcare capacity in Africa and Developing Countries. Merck Foundation (MF) announces the “Merck Diabetes Award” and “Merck Hypertension Award” 2017 winners from Malaysia. Over 30,000 medical graduates from more than 35 countries have benefited from the foundation’s partnership…

Source: High Commission of India, Port Louis, Mauritius |

Celebration of World Hindi Day 2018 in Mauritius

Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi emphasized that the relations between India and Mauritius were based on the solid foundation of old civilisation, cultural and linguistic ties between their two peoples

The “World Hindi Day” was celebrated by the World Hindi Secretariat (WHS) Mauritius in collaboration with the High Commission of India and Government of the Republic of Mauritius yesterday at the Indira Gandhi Centre for Indian Culture, Phoenix. Every year, 10th January is observed globally as ‘World Hindi Day’. The event was…

Source: High Commission of India, Pretoria, South Africa |

South African Parliamentarians of Indian Origin to attend Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) 2018

The aim of the Conference is to strength the linkage with Diaspora Parliamentarians and recognize their achievements in a befitting manner

South Africa will be represented at the PIO Parliamentary Conference on 9 January, 2018 on the occasion of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, through the presence of a delegation of Parliamentarians representing the broad political spectrum of the country. The Conference is a historic first, being organized by the Government of India.…

Source: Embassy of India, Cairo, Egypt |

Announcement of ICCR Africa Scholarship Scheme for 2018-19

Interested students should register and apply on the ICCR A2A Scholarship Portal and submit the Application to the Embassy

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) is offering 27 slots to Egyptian students under its Africa Scholarship Scheme for studying Under-graduate, Post-graduate and PhD courses in various Indian Universities/Institutes.  Interested students should register and apply on the ICCR A2A Scholarship Portal and submit the Application to the Embassy. Some of the…