India in Africa

India's Power Grid wins tender to manage Ethiopian power co.
By Hadra Ahmed

Ethiopia is to outsource the management of the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo) to Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL), a company owned by the Indian government.

Zimbabwe bank to use Infosys' financial product

Zimbabwe's leading merchant banking services provider Tetrad Investment Bank selected the financial software product Finacle of Infosys Ltd for its core banking system, the Indian IT bellwether has said.

Tata Steel widens Africa presence
By Francis Kokutse

 Indian steel giant Tata Steel is widening its African presence as it moves to Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) to mine for iron ore.

Bajaj Auto sixth among top 10 motorbike sellers in Africa
By Francis Kokutse

India's motorbike manufacturer Bajaj Auto has been ranked sixth out of the ten top motorbike sellers in Africa, the company has said.

Bajaj Auto forays into Ghana
By Francis Kokutse

 Indian motorbike manufacturer Bajaj Auto has forayed into the Ghanaian market by teaming up with Somoco, a local company.

A steel deal not yet sealed in Zimbabwe
Aman Sethi / The Hindu

 A bankrupt state-owned steel mill, an Indian industrial conglomerate, and a divided government comprise the cast of Zimbabwe’s biggest privatisation deal in decades. Yet, the transaction has faltered as principal actors have strayed from their scripts amidst arguments over ownership of un-surveyed iron ore deposits potentially worth billions of dollars.

'India believes in sharing knowledge'

India believes in sharing its knowledge and learning from the experiences of other countries to bring about mutual growth, Indian High Commissioner Jeeva Sagar has said.

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade begins course for Ghanaians
By Francis Kokutse

An executive development programme on international business organised jointly by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) and the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), opened in the Ghanaian capital Accra..

India's Tech Mahindra expands African footprint
By Francis Kokutse

Seven years after India's leading global IT systems integration provider Tech Mahindra entered Botswana, the company has expanded its footprint across nine African countries to share in the continent's growth story and also create jobs.

Indian healthcare companies tap African market
By Francis Kokutse

As 30 of India's largest healthcare providers tap the growing African market, the Indian High Commission here dismissed media charges that it is pushing medical tourism to India by encouraging Nigerians needing critical care to go to that country.