A-SCAN | Ad hoc news on globalisation, inter-regional affairs, media| October 21, 2016, 3:09 pm
21 October 2016
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open | 17 January, 2014ARMS DEAL-FRAUD INVESTIGATION: Saab's agent in South Africa under investigation by British Serious Fraud Office
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The US Administration's "certification" of India's signing of a safeguard agreement with IAEA February 1 does not only mean that civil nuclear co-operation with India is cleared by the administration. It means that the US chances to sell F-16/18 jet fighters to India increases.> NUKE REACTORS & JET FIGHTERS
subscriber | 19 October, 2008
If India’s rulers love royalty; if their taste buds react positively to raw herring and cranberry/vodka cocktails; and if their souls are smothered by the sound of ABBA music: well then the massive Swedish party thrown at the elegant Embassy grounds in New Delhi last week for close to 2000 guest, may have been spot on. Sweden, as every competitor under the sun, sees India as the place to be. Not only because of the once-off $ 10 billion jet-fighter tender that is expected to be decided within the next 12-18 months.
subscriber | 24 March, 2008
The National Prosecution Authority in South Africa has reopened an inquiry into allegations of possible financial irregularities by deceased former defense minister Joe Modise and his entourage linked to the Gripen/Hawk jetfighter deal, claims Johannesburg investigative newspaper Mail & Guardian. A ScanView commentary states that Swedish prosecutor Christer van der Kwast has so far not confronted Saab with central corporate governance questions.
subscriber | 09 December, 2007
Confidence is on the rise in Mozambique as natural resources projects are coming on stream and the economy continues to grow fast from a low base. Legal wrangling and a need for political protection are major hurdles for broader investments.
open | 08 December, 2007
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EXCELSIOR. In the small conservative farming community Excelsior material life is undoubtedly better after ten years of democracy. But the invisible hand of apartheid, ingrained racism and widespread poverty makes everyday life not so different from that of life during the apartheid era.
subscriber | 31 March, 2006
A government run Sweden-South Africa risk capital fund will be closed due underperformance. The fund has spent SEK 65 million since it was launch during a visit by Prime Minister Göran Persson in November 1999.
subscriber | 31 January, 2006
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In a new twist Nordic aid agencies want the Mozambican state prosecutor to investigate funds which, certainly in the public mind, are linked to the murder of journalist Carlos Cardoso, according to Africascan´s information.
subscriber | 15 January, 2006
subscriber | 15 January, 2006
What correlation is there between giving Ethiopia´s Meles Zenawi Norwegian fertiliser company Yara´s prize and being awarded a multi-million contract in Ethiopia a few months later, asks a Norwegian watchdog.
How Carrefour, IKEA, H&M, Wal-Mart and others deal with FDI in India Photo: Image Bank
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open | 04 June, 2013An old rebel in search of a new cause
open | 27 May, 2013
Sep 14, 2:20am Swedish export to India dropped dramatically last 12 months, disappointing but not all bad news states Swedish Ambassador Lindgren at business function