Zambia Current Affairs, GK & News

AFINDEX-19

Africa-India Joint Field Training Exercise (AFINDEX-19) between the Indian Army and 16 African nations will be conducted in Pune from March 18 to 27. Features of AFINDEX-19 10 personnel, each from the participating nations from the African continent and personnel of Maratha Light Infantry of the Indian Army will participate in the joint exercise. The joint exercise would be held ..

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Indian Africa Field Training Exercise

Indian Africa Field Training Exercise (IAFTX) will be held at Aundh Military Station and College of Military Engineering, Pune from 18 March to 27 March 2019. The modalities for the IAFTEX were discussed in the conference held between 23-24 January 2019. The conference saw attendance from delegates of Egypt, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, South Africa, ..

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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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N.J. Gangte appointed as new High Commissioner of India to Republic of Zambia

N.J.Gangte (IFS:1994) has been appointed as the new High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Zambia. He is presently the Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs and is expected to take up his assignment shortly.

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Edgar Lungu sworn into office as Zambia's new president

Edgar Lungu has sworn in as Zambia’s sixth President. He was declared elected as President in elections held at 24 January 2015 to replace the late Michael Sata, who died in office in October 2014. In this election his ruling party Patriotic Front (PF) won with a narrow margin by securing 48.33 percent of total votes ..

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