Source: The Department of Energy, South Africa |

Joint Statement for The Fourth BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Ministers of Environment Meeting Zimbali, Durban, South Africa, 18 May 2018

Through adopting the SDGs, the global community has undertaken significant commitments towards sustainability, development, and prosperity that is shared and equitable, leaving no one behind

We, the Ministers of Environment and Heads of Delegation of the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Russian Federation, the Republic of India, the People's Republic of China and the Republic of South Africa, held the fourth BRICS Environmental Ministers’ Meeting in Durban on 18 May 2018. We reiterate our commitment…

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Djibouti: Any port in a storm?

‘Djibouti offers an attractive environment for investors in the Horn of Africa, but be careful how you tread,’ says Allan and Associates

As countries across the Horn of Africa embark on ambitious programmes to attract foreign investment, Djibouti seems a stable option in a volatile region. But are there risks? A new report by political and security risk consultancy Allan & Associates (www.Allan-Assoc.com) offers guidance. Download the study: https://goo.gl/xydCWe When African Development…

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Seychelles: President Faure Receives Foreign Secretary of the Government of India

The Foreign Secretary availed of the opportunity to brief the President on preparations for his upcoming State visit to India,

The President of the Republic, Mr Danny Faure received the new Foreign Secretary of the Government of India, H.E Mr Vijay Keshav Gokhale, currently in Seychelles to co-Chair the 9th Joint Commission Meeting being held from 14-15 May 2018.    The Foreign Secretary availed of the opportunity to brief the…

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Africa Investment Forum endorsed as a game changer for financing Africa’s infrastructure development

The Bank and the Government of Gauteng Province on Tuesday signed a memorandum of agreement to host the inaugural edition of the Africa Investment Forum from November 7 to 9, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa

By 2050, just 32 short years from now, Africa’s growing population will tip the scales at a whopping 2 billion, with a youth of 840 million. In the process, the continent will overtake the populations of China and India combined.  Financing Africa’s development needs will require an estimated US $600-700…

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India-South Africa Business Summit 2018 “United by Legacy, Unified for Prosperity”

The Summit witnessed the signing of an MOU between Invest SA and Invest India, strengthening a rapidly growing economic and trade partnership between two strategic partner countries

The much anticipated India-South Africa Business Summit 2018 (ISABS 2018) concluded today (30 April 2018) at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg with a session on ‘India South Africa Relations – The Way Forward,’ in which noted speakers and distinguished experts/diplomats from India and South Africa including those from the South African Institute…

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Merck Foundation connects Africa to Asia to build the Cancer and Fertility Care capacity in the two continents

Merck Foundation and Tata Memorial Centre(TMC) signed an MOU to build Cancer Care Capacity in Africa. Through its partnership with TMC, Merck Foundation aims to provide one & two-year oncology fellowship training for African doctors. Merck Foundation and Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) signed MoU to train Embryologists from…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

India-South Africa Business Summit 2018

Two additional highlights include a Book Release commemorating 20 Years of a Strategic Partnership between India and South Africa inked by journalist Fakir Hansen and the release of a White Paper setting out the substantive Corporate Social Responsibilities of Indian companies based in South Africa

INDIA-SOUTH AFRICA BUSINESS SUMMIT 2018 "United by Legacy, Unified for Prosperity" Members of the media are cordially invited to attend and cover the two day mega event INDIA-SOUTH AFRICA BUSINESS SUMMIT 2018 on 29-30 April 2018 at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, being organized by the High Commission of India in Pretoria in…

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Seychelles: President Faure meets Prime Minister Modi on the margins of the Executive Session of CHOGM 2018

Prime Minister Modi emphasised his Government’s commitment to continue supporting Seychelles in socio-economic development

President Danny Faure met with the Prime Minister of India, Mr Narendra Modi, in the margins of the Executive Session of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), at Lancaster House this afternoon. The two leaders reviewed the excellent bilateral relations that exist between the two nations and the forthcoming…

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

Public lecture on Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) at the University of Limpopo

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) has partnered with the University of Limpopo for a public lecture on South Africa’s hosting of the 10th BRICS Summit. Taking place under the theme: “BRICS in Africa: Collaboration, Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution”, the lecture is…

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The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) and the High Commission of India in Pretoria to Host India-South Africa Business Summit

The Business Summit will be held on 29-30 April 2018 at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg and seeks to maximise the potential of the economic and commercial partnership between South Africa and India leveraging both the 'Invest SA' and Invest India

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) in partnership with the High Commission of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India,  Invest India, the Confederation of Indian Industry, and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry will host the India-South Africa Business Summit under the theme “United by Legacy,…