Paramount Group in talks to develop Africa’s defense industry

2019/18/02 – South African defense company Paramount Group expects to sign agreements with four African governments this year to set up production facilities in their countries, its chairman said on Sunday.

Paramount, Africa’s largest privately owned defense firm, has established manufacturing capabilities to meet demand from specific domestic markets before, including in India, Jordan, and Kazakhstan. Continuer à lire … « Paramount Group in talks to develop Africa’s defense industry »

Nigeria, India partner on energy security

2019/15/02 – Nigeria and the Republic of India have pledged to work more closely to enhance energy security of both countries.

The consensus came on the heels of a visit Tuesday in Abuja of the Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, His Excellency, Abhay Thakur, to the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, a release by the corporation’s Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, has said. Continuer à lire … « Nigeria, India partner on energy security »

Algeria/India – Algeria’s Sonatrach signs $1 bln gas plant deal with India’s Larsen & Toubro

2019/14/02 – Algeria’s Sonatrach has signed a $1 billion contract with India’s Larsen & Toubro to build plants to produce 11 million cubic metres of gas per day, Sonatrach’s CEO said on Monday.

“The project shows that we still have gas and we can raise output in the coming few years,” Sonatrach’s Abdelmoumene Ould Kaddour told reporters.

Algeria’s gas output was 135 billion cubic metres for whole in 2018.

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India Follows Chinese Footsteps in Africa With First Multi-Nation Military Drill

2019/10/02 – The 10-day joint exercise named « India-Africa Field Training » will be conducted with a focus on anti-terror operations, humanitarian action, and joint peace operations at the Aundh Military station and College of Military Engineering in Pune, India.

The first ever field exercise between the armed forces of India and African countries have been scheduled for March this year. Twelve African nations, including Nigeria, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia, Namibia, Mozambique, and Uganda will join in the 10-day exercise to be hosted in the Indian city of Pune from March 18. Continuer à lire … « India Follows Chinese Footsteps in Africa With First Multi-Nation Military Drill »

India/Africa – Pune to host Indian Army’s joint exercise with African counterparts in March #Niger

2019/30/01 – Delegates from India, Egypt, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, South Africa, Tanzania, Namibia, Mozambique, Uganda, Niger, Zambia and Rwanda attended the two-day conference.

PUNE will host a joint military exercise of the Indian Army and armies of more than a dozen African nations in March. The focus of the exercise will be humanitarian mine action and peacekeeping operations. Continuer à lire … « India/Africa – Pune to host Indian Army’s joint exercise with African counterparts in March #Niger »

Can Africa And India Cooperate On Digital Transfer Platforms And E-Commerce Sector? – Analysis

2018/08/27 – Electronic commerce (e-commerce) as a share of a country’s total retail sales is fast becoming bigger in emerging markets such as India, South Africa, Brazil, Turkey, Mexico etc as opposed to developed economies. Over the next decade, e-commerce growth in the African continent and Southeast Asia is expected to outpace that in the developed world. Continuer à lire … « Can Africa And India Cooperate On Digital Transfer Platforms And E-Commerce Sector? – Analysis »

5,342 terrorism suspects in 5 intelligence prisons #Chad #Sudan #Morocco

2018/05/13 – There are 5,342 terror suspects from 41 countries currently being detained in five intelligence prisons in Riyadh, Jeddah, Buraidah, Abha and Dammam, according to the Presidency of the State Security.

The presidency said 71 suspects belonging to 11 different nationalities were detained during the past two weeks. Continuer à lire … « 5,342 terrorism suspects in 5 intelligence prisons #Chad #Sudan #Morocco »