India in Africa

GAIL seeks LNG from East African suppliers
Business Standard/ PTI

GAIL (India) Ltd is seeking Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from East African producers to diversify its supply sources, a senior company official told PTI here today.

Spreading the message of vedas in South Africa
Times of India

Mesmerized by the exotic rituals and the rhythmic chanting of the veda mantras, a South African of Indian origin is planning to hold the ancient vedic ritual in her home country.

Another African safari for IPL
By Devadyuti Das & K Shriniwas Rao/ Times of India

Five years after it created an unforgettable buzz in South Africa, the money-churning Indian Premier League (IPL) is all set to return to Nelson Mandela's country once again.

Su-Kam launches product experience center in Uganda
By Manshi Pawar / Energetica India

Su-Kam Power Systems is making rapid strides in widening its reach amongst customers and strengthening its brand name in Uganda. The company has launched its first ever exclusive product experience centre: ‘Power Shoppee’ in Kampala, the capital city of Uganda. The company, as a part of its aggressive retail expansion plan, aims to launch 5 additional ‘Power Shoppees’ in Jinja, Kampala, Mbala, Arua and Gulu towns of Uganda during the first quarter of 2014.

India builds capacity, expands reach in West Africa
By Francis Kokutse

India's support to some West African countries - as part of its overall outreach to the growing potential of Africa - continue to grow despite some hiccups.

India to set up rural technology park in Côte d'Ivoire

India is to set up a rural technology park in the West African nation of Côte d'Ivoire, in addition to an information and communication technology park that has been inaugurated in the former French colony.

Stitched in Delhi, worn in South Sudan
By Pranav Kulkarni/ The Indian Express

It sounds as unreal as it is unique: An India-China defence joint venture in Africa, a continent over which the Asian giants are at loggerheads for influence.

Coal India eyes mining blocks in South Africa

 India is exploring coal deposits in South Africa and seeking out new, safer technology for mining and quarrying.

India, Morocco turning old ties into strategic partnership

India's relations with Morocco got a major revival with the visit of External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid last week that also underscored the strategic and economic importance of the North African country.

Zanzibar president to visit Barefoot College on India trip

President Ali Mohamed Shein of Tanzania's semi-autonomous region Zanzibar visits India Feb 1-9 and one of his important engagements, besides official talks in New Delhi, would be a visit to the Barefoot College in Rajasthan's Tilonia, that has taught 100 women from his country to make solar lamps.