Articles tagged under: South Africa

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

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

Benefits of India’s economic progress available for Africa: PM in Durban

July 09, 2016
Benefits of India’s economic progress available for Africa: PM in Durban

Durban: Describing India as "one of the brightest spots" of the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today offered the benefits of the country's economic progress to Africa, especially South Africa, for its larger good. Pitching for increase in cooperation between India and South Africa, he said, "The history of our people-to-people ties provides a strong foundation to build our modern day partnership." Addressing a reception hosted by the Durban Mayor in his honour, Modi said India and Sou...Read More

Narendra Modi retraces Mahatma Gandhi’s train journey in South Africa

July 09, 2016
Narendra Modi retraces Mahatma Gandhi’s train journey in South Africa

Pietermaritzburg (Sout Africa):Reliving history, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today retraced Mahatma Gandhi's train journey in South Africa as he travelled to a railway station where Gandhi was thrown out of a train compartment that proved to be a turning point in his life. On the second day of his visit to South Africa, Modi boarded a train at Pentrich and travelled to Pietermaritzburg, a distance of around 15 km, paying tribute to Gandhi's fight against racial discrimination. On 7 June 1...Read More

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses Indian community in South Africa

July 09, 2016

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today address Indian community in Johannesburg in South Africa during his four-nation Africa tour.       DeshGujaratRead More

PM invites South African CEOs to participate in India’s transformation march

July 08, 2016
PM invites South African CEOs to participate in India’s transformation march

Fakir Hassen Pretoria: Presenting India as the one of the most open economies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invited South African businesses to participate in its transformation march and tap the huge opportunities by enhancing investment and diversifying the basket of trade. Addressing top business leaders of India and South Africa here, he invoked the "greatest leaders" Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi to underline the historical ties and asked the companies to take advantage of...Read More

India, South Africa to deepen ties in defence, manufacturing sectors

July 08, 2016
India, South Africa to deepen ties in defence, manufacturing sectors

From Fakir Hassen Pretoria: Ratcheting up their traditional ties, India and South Africa today agreed to deepen engagement in key areas of defence production, manufacturing, mining and minerals while vowing to cooperate "actively" in combating terrorism and dealing with issues at multilateral fora. After extensive talks with South African President Jacob Zuma, Prime Minister Narendra Modi projected India as an attractive destination for manufacturing of defence equipment and platforms and sa...Read More

Narendra Modi, Jacob Zuma hold talks in Pretoria

July 08, 2016
Narendra Modi, Jacob Zuma hold talks in Pretoria

From Fakir Hassen Pretoria:Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held talks with South African President Jacob Zuma on a wide range of issues aimed at boosting ties in the African continent, particularly in the economic sphere. "Imagining new horizons for an old friendship. PM @narendramodi in a tete-a-tete with @SAPresident," External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted. The prime minister was accorded a ceremonial welcome upon his arrival at the Union Buildings here. "A S...Read More

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in South Africa

July 08, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in South Africa

Pretoria: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today arrived in South Africa as part of his four-nation Africa tour aimed at enhancing ties with the continent, particularly in the economic sphere. "In the footsteps of history. PM @narendramodi arrives in Pretoria for the second leg of his Africa tour," Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted on Modi's arrival in Pretorio. "Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of International Relations & Cooperation and Lindiwe Zulu, Minister for Smal...Read More

Narendra Modi’s visit will cement India-South Africa ties: South African Minister

July 07, 2016
Narendra Modi’s visit will cement India-South Africa ties: South African Minister

From Fakir Hassen Johannesburg: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's trip to South Africa tomorrow, the country's foreign minister today said the visit will cement and strengthen the excellent relations that exist between the two countries. "South Africa and India share common values and objectives which were forged during the struggle against colonialism and for liberation and democracy in South Africa," said Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, South African Minister of International Relations and C...Read More

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