Indian exports to West Africa record high growth
By Francis Kokutse

India's exports to West Africa for the period April 2013 to February 2014 totalled around $6 billion, recording a 22.55 percent growth over the past year, a foreign trade performance analysis by the department of commerce under India's ministry of commerce and industry has revealed.

India goes all out for inclusive polls; foreigners applaud

India is holding the world's biggest exercise in  democracy to elect 543 members of parliament. The inclusive character and the social diversity of voters have drawn a number of people from developing countries which they say can learn from this mammoth task.

Uganda, with uranium, oil and gas, seeks India's help
By Biswajit Choudhury

 Uganda, sitting on a "pile of uranium", is seeking India's knowhow to develop its reserves and open up new vistas of energy cooperation between historically linked countries, a visiting Ugandan minister has said.

'India can be role model in conducting smooth polls'
By Rupesh Dutta

 The sheer scale of the Indian general election has left them marveling. Members of an international delegation that is in India to witness the Lok Sabha elections are highly impressed by the smooth conduct of polls and say India has become a learning centre for other developing countries.

India-Africa: a burgeoning commercial axis
By Victor Mallet/ Financial Times

Indian investors may be gloomy about their domestic economy after a sharp slowdown in growth to less than 5 per cent a year, but they seem to have lost none of their enthusiasm for Africa’s emerging markets across the Indian Ocean.

For Africans, India is healthcare destination
By Aparajita Gupta

Musa Amina Babagana, 45, was suffering from acute rheumatoid arthritis for a decade. Prolonged treatment in Nigeria could not give her relief, but miles away in India a private hospital could bring back that smile on her face with one injection.

India will vote in a fortnight in a momentous election
By M.R. Narayan Swamy

India will begin voting in exactly a fortnight from now to elect 543 MPs for a new Lok Sabha in a parliamentary election that will be the world's largest democratic exercise involving a whopping 814 million strong electorate.

India is a great country to stay in: Africans in Delhi

Putting behind them a "raid" on their residences in south Delhi earlier this year, many Africans say the Indian capital is still their "home" and offers them an environment unlike anywhere else in the world.

549 projects worth $85 bn discussed at India-Africa Conclave in New Delhi

Around 549 projects worth around $85.37 billion were discussed at the just concluded India-Africa conclave. African nations have evinced keen interest in Indian businesses ranging from agriculture, energy, rail link to healthcare.

'Mali is a winning business opportunity for India'
By Biswajit Choudhury

Located in the heart of West Africa, a region India seeks to increase its engagement with, Mali is a winning business opportunity, says a political leader from the nation recently in the news for the conflict with Islamic militants in its northern areas.