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3rd edition of UNPCAP held in New Delhi

The third edition of United Nations Peacekeeping Course for African Partners (UNPCAP) was held in New Delhi from May 7 to 25, 2018. The course was conducted by Centre for United Nations Peacekeeping in India (CUNPK) in partnership with United States Key Facts UNPCAP-03 was aimed at building and enhancing capacity of the African Troop ..

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India donates $1 million for Swaziland’s National Disaster Management Agency

India donated US $1 million to support Swaziland’s National Disaster Management Agency as well as food grains. India also expressed commitment to developmental partnership to create local capacities Swaziland and across Africa. The commitment came after India’s President Ram Nath Kovind addressed Swaziland’s parliament, becoming first visiting Head of the State to do so. Indian ..

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President Ram Nath Kovind embarks on 3-nation Africa tour

President Ram Nath Kovind embarked on three-nation official state visit to African countries of Equatorial Guinea, Swaziland and Zambia from April 7 to 12, 2018. It will be first-ever visit by any head of state of India to Equatorial Guinea and Swaziland. Indian President’s visit to Zambia will be taking place after 29 years. The ..

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Exim Bank extends $500 million loan facility to 15-nation ECOWAS

The Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has inked line of credit (LoC) agreement with Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) to provide US $500 million credit facility to fund various development projects in 15-member countries of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) region in western-south Africa. Key Facts The LoC of US $500 ..

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Cabinet approves opening of 18 new missions in Africa by 2021

The Union Cabinet has approved opening of 18 new Indian Missions in Africa over four year period from 2018-2021. Decision in this regard was taken at the Union Cabinet meeting chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. Key Facts The 18 new Indian Missions in Africa will be opened in Cape Verde, ..

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