19 Mar 2018 VC Circle
Dubai-based Phoenix Group to invest in rose exporter Karuturi’s Kenyan biz
Dubai-based agriculture and food company Phoenix Group will invest in debt-laden Kenya operations of rose exporter Karuturi Global Ltd.
10 Mar 2018 Daily Nation
The fall and fall of Sai Ramakrishna Karuturi flower empire
In India, Karuturi is being accused of sexual harassment while in Africa his struggling flower business in Kenya and Ethiopia has withered – first over tax arrears and debts and later over land deals gone wrong.
23 Feb 2018 Times of India
Businessman Karuturi booked for sexually harassing spa staffer
Indian businessman Sai Ramakrishna Karuturi has been booked for allegedly sexually harassing a 23-year-old woman staffer of a spa centre in Bengaluru and abusing policemen who rushed to her help.
20 Feb 2018 albawaba
UAE Ministry of Economy explores agricultural investment opportunities with Ethiopia
Undersecretary of the Ministry of Economy says that investments in the fields of agriculture and food industries are among the prominent sectors that attract UAE investments abroad as the country currently imports about 80 per cent of its food needs.
07 Feb 2018 Kichuu
Ethiopia: Farmland grabbing is back to Oromia
The Oromia Regional Investment Commissiona says 167 total investment projects were approved in the last six months requiring the provision of 4600 hectares of land.
05 Feb 2018 Agence Ecofin
Ethiopie : 167 projets pour un investissement total de 182 millions $ approuvés, ces 6 derniers mois dans la région d’Oromia
Ces projets d’investissements ont nécessité la mise à disposition de 4600 hectares de terres, concernent principalement les secteurs de l'agro-transformation, de la manufacture et de l'agriculture.
23 Jan 2018 Rising Kashmir
Strategic litigation against public participation
To censure activism and opponents, Indian corporates have been using legal protection against journalists and campaigners but the debate on this issue has not taken off, possibly because of fear.
15 Dec 2017
Les Anuak condamnent les efforts visant à reporter le départ d’Éthiopie de Karuturi
Des associations de la communauté anuak exhortent les gouvernements éthiopien et indien à arrêter leurs négociations avec Karuturi Global Ltd et à faire en sorte que l’entreprise quitte définitivement Gambela et les autres régions d’Éthiopie.
15 Dec 2017
Anuak condemn attempts to delay Karuturi’s exit from Ethiopia
Anuak organisations, with the strong support of international civil society, call on the governments of Ethiopia and India to cease negotiations with Karuturi Global Ltd and to ensure that the company fully exits Gambela and other parts of Ethiopia.
29 Nov 2017
The Indian company Karuturi Global requests to resume its operations in Ethiopia
The Ethiopian Horticulture and Agricultural Investment Authority says it is negotiating with Karuturi Global over a request to continue operations in Ethiopia, after long disagreement with the company about its 100,000 hectare farm project in Gambela Region.
28 Nov 2017 Reuters
Calls to end Africa's 'horrific' land deals after Indian firm's fallout
Sai Ramakrishna Karuturi tells Reuters that the governments of India and Ethiopia are working to “amicably resolve outstanding Karuturi issues”.
20 Nov 2017 The Hindu
No diplomatic immunity to Consul when consulate and private business operate in same premses, says HC
High Court says Karuturi's Honorary Consul of Ethiopia status does not provide immunity from tax authorities and says he violated the sanctity of the consulate by carrying on his other business activities on the premises.


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