Articles tagged under: Africa

Live: Africa Day session at Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019

January 19, 2019

Gandhinagar: Africa Day is being held at Mahatma Mandir here as part of Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2019 in the presence of Paul Kagame, the president of Rwanda, Union minister of external affairs Smt Sushma Swaraj, Chief Minister of Gujarat Vijay Rupani among others. Sushma Swaraj's speech Excellencies – Sushma Swaraj ji, Hon’ble Minister of External Affairs, Esteemed dignitaries on dais, Ladies and Gentlemen, Namaskar I am honoured to address the distinguished guests at t...Read More

Interactive Session held with Gujarat Exporters to promote ‘Africa Day’

January 03, 2019
Interactive Session held with Gujarat Exporters to promote ‘Africa Day’

Ganshinagar: Government of Gujarat organized an Exporters Meet here as a precursor to the Africa Day (January 19) event as a part of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019. The meet saw participation of around 200 exporters and trade associations, who export good and services to Africa. The Interactive Session was organized to help streamline the bottlenecks and hurdles exporters face in carrying out exports to Africa and also to seek suggestions for improvement in the trade proce...Read More

African national with plastic balls containing cocaine in his stomach nabbed at SVPI Airport

August 21, 2018
African national with plastic balls containing cocaine in his stomach nabbed at SVPI Airport

Ahmedabad: An African national (resident of West African Country Côte d'Ivoire) who had hidden plastic coated ball containing cocaine in his stomach has been nabbed from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel international airport here today. Airport Police station PI N N Parmar said that 29 year old Johou Alaxis was caught by CISF while he was going to board Ahmedabad-Mumbai Jetlite flight number S2315. During body scan sound of bip was heard when the scanner was put around his b...Read More

6 African students of Parul University in Gujarat nabbed for teasing a married woman and beating-up her husband

August 20, 2018
6 African students of Parul University in Gujarat nabbed for teasing a married woman and beating-up her husband

Vadodara: Six African students including a girl were today arrested in connection with eve-teasing with a married woman and beating-up of her husband in Pavlepur village under Vaghodia police station area of Vadodara district in Gujarat. Police said that all the six arrested in the wee hours today from their resident in Akshar society were students of Engineering college in Parul University in Vaghodia. They all were residents of Angonia in Mozambique. They had misbeha...Read More

PM to gift 200 cows to Rwanda, address parliament of Uganda, meet Jinping in SA on sidelines of BRICS

July 22, 2018
PM to gift 200 cows to Rwanda, address parliament of Uganda, meet Jinping in SA on sidelines of BRICS

New Delhi: Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, will pay a State Visit to Republic of Rwanda (23-24 July), Republic of Uganda (24-25 July) and Republic of South Africa (25-27 July). This will be the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister to Rwanda and the first visit by our Prime Minister to Uganda in over 20 years. The visit to South Africa is in the context of BRICS Summit. Prime Minister’s official engagement in Rwanda and Uganda include bilateral meetings with the Presidents, d...Read More

Gujarat based Hester Biosciences to set up animal vaccine unit in Tanzania

May 14, 2018
Gujarat based Hester Biosciences to set up animal vaccine unit in Tanzania

  Ahmedabad: The board of North Gujarat based Hester Biosciences has approved the setting up of an animal vaccine manufacturing unit in Tanzania. USE 1.80 crore project is expected to be commissioned in later half of calendar year 2020. The company said that has units in India and Nepal in a statement said, it sees a very big potential in Africa for animal vaccines. More than 80% of the vaccines required in Africa are imported. Besides the common diseases, there are Africa-specific di...Read More

Five of NRG Muslim family charred to death in house fire in South Africa

April 12, 2018
Five of NRG Muslim family charred to death in house fire in South Africa

Bharuch: Five members of a non resident Gujarati family in South Africa including 2 children died in an incident of fire in that ripped through their home in Willowton, Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal province in the early hours today. Those dead have been identified as one Abdul Aziz, a native of Diva village in Ankaleshwar taluka of Bharuch district in central Gujarat, who had settled in South Africa with family. He used to work in a CBD store there. He had shifted i...Read More

India & Africa: Partners in Growth exhibition opens at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar

May 22, 2017

Gandhiniagar: 'India & Africa: Partners in Growth,' a 3100 square meter exhibition with over 150 stalls by 67 exhibitors was inaugurated today at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar. Union ministers Arjun Ram Meghwal, MoS Santoshkumar Gangwar, Gujarat Chief Minister Rupani, African Development Bank vice president Pierre Guislain, President of FICCI Pankaj Patel among others were present on this occasion. DeshGujaratRead More

PM Modi is a businessman who knows how to strike great deals: AfDB president

May 20, 2017
PM Modi is a businessman who knows how to strike great deals: AfDB president

Gandhinagar: President of the African Development Bank.Group (AfDB) Akinwumi Adesina today said that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was a 'businessman' who knows how to strike great deals for his country. Addressing a press conference in Ahmedabad in connection with the upcoming Annual General Meeting of the AfDB in Gandhinagar here from May 22 to 26, which will be formally inaugurated by PM Modi on May 23, Adesina said, ' PM Modi is a businessman. He knows how to strike great ...Read More

Forensic Science Awareness Meet for African Countries begins in GFSU

February 17, 2017
Forensic Science Awareness Meet for African Countries begins in GFSU

Gandhinagar: Altogether 60 diplomats including many ambassadors are participating in the Forensic Science Awareness Meet for African Countries - 2017, which stared here today. The two day meet has been organized in the Gujarat Forensic Sciences University (GFSU). The purpose of the meet is to spread awareness about this modern science in the African countries, a member of the organizing committee of the event said today. 'Delegates from 31 countries of the Af...Read More