India in Africa

4 Indians bag awards at Harvard comeptition for start-ups
The Indian Express/ PTI

Four Indians are among the winners of a Harvard Business School competition that awards prizes worth over $300,000 to new and innovative business and social impact start-ups conceptualised by the US institution’s students and alumni.

Egyptians enjoy a slice of India

For the Egyptian nation weary of a never-ending political turmoil that started three years ago, a slice of India in the form of a cultural festival came as a breath of fresh air.

Five Indian-origin people to receive top South African honours

Five Indian-origin people in South Africa are among 54 recipients this year of the prestigious National Order, which would be conferred by the country's president at the upcoming Freedom Day celebrations Sunday.


Kirloskars set up centre to service irrigation systems in Egypt

Engineering and infrastructure major Kirloskar Brothers has set up a giant facility in the Egyptian capital Cairo to provide services like energy audits and systems analysis, the company said.

Indian doctors in Mozambique to strengthen health service

Half a dozen Indian doctors arrived in Mozambique to help national health authorities increase health capacity, Maputo Central Hospital General Director Joao Fumane said.

Tata Power building wind power plants in South Africa

Leading generator and distributor Tata Power has said it is executing projects that would increase the company’s overall generation capacity by nearly 850 MW.

India to open warehouse in Nigeria for medicine export
By Francis Kokutse

In what is expected to give a major boost to the presence of Indian pharmaceutical companies in Africa, a new warehousing facility will be opened in Nigeria for exporting medicines from India to that West African country.

Flash mob, dance moves kickstart Indian cultural festival

A flash mob and dance moves from a Bollywood musical right at the Cairo International Airport kickstarted the second edition of the annual Indian cultural festival 'India by the Nile' in Egypt.

Over 100 Indian firms in Libya trade fair seeking business

Over 100 Indian companies are taking part in the Tripoli International Fair beginning Wednesday, looking for business in health, education, IT, training, infrastructure, oil and gas, power and renewable energy in the North Africa nation that is seeing a slow, troubled transitioning to a democracy.

India to set up vocational institute in Libya

India will set up a vocational training institute and agricultural research labs in Libya to help the north African nation develop its human resource, Indian ambassador here Anil Trigunayat has said.