CAPE TOWN, South Africa South Africa's committee has cancelled the meeting after five people reprimanded in the mismanagement of state funds in state owned enterprises have been summoned to to appear before the Portfolio Committee of Public Enterprises. These are Ms Dudu Myeni, Mr Ajay Gupta, Mr Atul Gupta, Mr Rajesh Gupta and Mr Duduzane Zuma The summons were duly issued by the Secretary to Parliament in terms of the Powers, Privileges and Immunities of Parliament and Provincial Legislatures Act, 2004. On 4 April 2018, the Sheriff attempted to serve the summonses on Mr Ajay Gupta, Mr Atul Gupta, Mr Rajesh Gupta and Mr Duduzane Zuma at their respective last known places of residence. With regard to the Guptas, the Sheriff could not serve the summonses at their residen
PRETORIA, South Africa: 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 India, and an enhanced cultural interface strengthening thereby people to people contacts between the two sides.
PRETORIA, South Africa: 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 to reflect on matters of mutual interest within the global arena, as well as a review mechanism to take stock of progress in the implementation of the decisions of the previous Joint Ministerial Commission. The Consultations on 18 January 2018 were co-chaired, from the South African side, by Professor Anil Sooklal, Deputy Director-General within the Department of International Relations and Cooperation, respo...
NAIROBI, Kenya: 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 Secretary (Minister) for Defence Ambassador Raychelle Omamo and other senior officials of the Ministry of Defence and Kenya Defence Forces on 11 January 2018. A number of issues on wide-ranging topics of bilateral defence cooperation were discussed during the meeting. Both sides identified several areas of cooperation and agreed to further enhance bilateral defence ties. India and Kenya have long-standing relations
PORT LOUIS, Mauritius: 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 graced by Hon’ble Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun, Minister of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research as Chief Guest. Hon’ble. Prithvirajsingh Roopun, Minister of Arts and Culture, Hon’ble Soomilduth Bholah, Minister of Business Enterprise and Cooperatives, Hon’ble Premdut Koonjoo, Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries, and Shipping and Hon’ble Sudhir Dharmendar Sesungkur, Minister of Fin