India in Africa

A slice of India in crisis-hit Egypt

Egyptians, weary of a years-long political crisis that refuses to end, are sure to get some relief when a slice of India will enter their lives next month through the annual Indian cultural festival called 'India by the Nile'.

Airtel set to introduce Nokia X in 17 African nations

Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel has joined hands with handset maker Nokia to provide new Nokia X smartphone across 17 countries in Africa from mid-April this year, a company statement said here Thursday.

Indian girl wins spelling bee contest in Ghana
By Francis Kokutse

An Indian girl, representing Delhi Public School (Ghana), has won this year's national spelling bee contest and will represent that west African nation in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in the US later this year.

India Inc investment in South Africa to touch $7 bn
By T E Narasimhan/ Business Standard

South Africa, one of the key investment destinations for India Inc, expects around $500 million in investments in 2014-2015 from India.

African parliamentarians seek India's help in military capacity-building

A nine-member delegation from various African nations evinced keen interest Thursday in making India-Africa ties stronger and sought New Delhi's help in building their military capacities.

Nigeria revamping coal mines to lure Indian firms
By Francis Kokutse

Nigeria's moves to revampt its moribund coal mines may be aimed at attracting investment from Indian companies as, according to industry experts, Indian companies have shown their commitment in the coal mining sector in other parts of Africa.

Congo proposes India-Africa young entrepreneurs forum

The Democratic Republic of Congo Tuesday suggested the setting up of a forum for young entrepreneurs from India and Africa to leverage the potential between the two sides.

India-Africa initiative empowering African women
By Hadra Ahmed

 A new initiative has India partnering with African countries to empower African women by developing skills that already exist within them.

Mozambique praises India's 'non-interfering' nature
By Aparajita Gupta

Mozambique Agriculture Minister Jose Pacheco Tuesday praised India for its "non-interfering stand" while providing lines of credit meant for the development of his country's agriculture and infrastructure sectors.

Gujarat delegation sees business opportunities in S Africa
The Hindu Business Line / PTI

A business delegation from Gujarat said that there are opportunities for India and South Africa in the small scale sector and was buoyant about increasing bilateral cooperation.