India in Africa

Indian business to the aid of Ethiopian returnees
By Hadra Ahmed

In a gesture well appreciated here, Indian businessmen and the Indian community here have come to the aid of hundreds of thousands of Ethiopian returnees from Saudi Arabia.

New oil-rich Nigerian province seeks Indian investments
By Hadra Ahmed

A newly created Nigerian province that contains 40 percent of the country's known oil reserves has sought investments from India, primarily in the exploration and healthcare sectors.

India strengthens economic ties with West Africa
BY Mashaudu Ankiilu Kunateh / The Chronicle

A conference held in the Ghanaian capital Accra on India's relations with West Africa has called for enhanced economic engament in context of the growing trade and commerce are booming between India and the largely French-speaking region.

'India can partner Ethiopia in space technology'
By Hadra Ahmed

With Ethiopia launching a new space programme last month, India can have a promising partnership with Africa in this frontier technology, India's outgoing ambassador in Addis Ababa has said.

'UN peacekeeping requires balance with responsibilities'

The risks faced by the Indian armed forces while on UN peacekkping duties in Africa need to be balanced with responsibilities that come with this country's high status on the global stage, a senior official of the external affairs ministry has said.

Mauritius bank selects Infosys product for treasury

Bank One, a leading bank in the island nation of Mauritius off the southern African coast, selected the financial software product Finacle of Indian IT firm Infosys for its treasury operations, the software major said.

India's Global Hospitals sets up base in Kenya
By Maina Waruru

Within months of Metropolis Health of Mumbai setting up shop in Kenya's capital, another Indian medicare provider is set to enter the East African market.

Angola independendence day Nov 11: India-Angola relations

India and Angola enjoy close and friendly relations dating back to pre-independence era of Angola. India supported Angolan freedom struggle against the Portuguese colonial rule. Later, India continued to support the MPLA which has been at the helm of affairs of the country since independence in 1975. India was a part of all the three UN Angola verification Missions in Angola between June 1989 and June 1997. India’s consistent support in the past is appreciated and Angola hopes to derive benefits from the significant advances India has made in recent times in agriculture, industry and technology.


Glamour and glitz at Seychelles India Day

For the first time, Seychelles announced INDIA day, which is was held on for 3 days i.e   4-6th October, 2013. This inaugural cultural fiesta was being jointly organised by the Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and the Indian high commission in collaboration with the local business community.

India's mining company to invest in Ethiopian coal mine

Indian mining firm May Flower Mining Enterprise Ltd is to invest $116 million in the Delbi Mining S.C.'s coal mine in south-western Ethiopia, 400 km from here.