africa partnership

India seeks to jointly develop new markets with Africa (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) India Monday exhorted Africa to work together to jointly develop new markets for their products and underlined its commitment to partnering the continent in fulfilling ... Read more...

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India pitches for greater development ties with Africa


March 19th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) India Monday pitched for scaling up economic ties with Africa and underlined its commitment to partnering the continent in fulfilling its developmental aspirations."We are committed ... Read more...

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India-Africa conclave to discuss projects worth $30 billion


March 11th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) With India's growing focus on Africa, over 250 projects worth around $30 billion in sectors such as agriculture, communications and pharmaceuticals will be on the ... Read more...

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India to maintain transparency in lines of credit to Africa


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) India Tuesday said it will follow transparent and fair selection procedures based on competitive bidding for award of contracts and execution of projects through ... Read more...

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PM to go on Africa tour Monday, terms summit a ‘landmark’ event (Lead)


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Addis Ababa, May 22 (IANS) A day before he goes on a two-nation Africa tour to Ethiopia and Tanzania, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday underlined that the second ... Read more...

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India calls for stronger media links with Africa


May 21st, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 21 (IANS) Days ahead of its second summit with the African continent, India Saturday made a strong pitch for greater media exchanges to bridge the knowledge ... Read more...

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Countdown begins for India-Africa summit (Lead)


May 10th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 10 (IANS) Ahead of the second summit between India and the African continent, a two-day seminar begins in the Ethiopian capital Wednesday on how the India-Africa ... Read more...

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Agenda being set for India-Africa Summit in Addis Ababa


May 10th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 10 (IANS) A two-day India-Africa seminar kicks off here Wednesday ahead of the second India Africa Forum Summit to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Indian venture to empower unemployed youth of Africa


May 8th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) In a step that will strengthen the growing India-Africa partnership, the National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) of India will build vocational training institutes in 10 ... Read more...

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Nigeria, India to renew air services agreement


May 4th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja (Nigeria), May 4 (IANS) Nigeria and India are set to resuscitate their Bilateral Air Services Agreement (BASA) to strengthen trade and investment relations, Xinhua reported.Nigerian Minister for Foreign Affairs ... Read more...

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For more and more Africans, India beckons


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) For some, India is a land of technology and culture. For others, it's an emerging trade partner and for yet others, a great place for ... Read more...

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India, Africa aim to give voice to developing world: Krishna


March 29th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Tuesday that India and Africa had a common aim to give the developing world a voice in areas from ... Read more...

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Benefit from Indian IT expertise, Sachin Pilot tells Africa


March 28th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) African countries can benefit by availing of Indian consultancy services in the software and technology solutions space as the South Asian economic giant has ... Read more...

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A musical evening to celebrate India-Africa partnership


December 6th, 2010 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Popularly known as Delhi's wedding venue, Chhattarpur played host to the 'Africa Nite Dinner Dance 2010' as soulful African music played in the background.The event organised over ... Read more...

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India can help transform Africa through education: AU official


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) India is poised to set up a string of higher education and training institutions in Africa - in areas ranging from diamond polishing to ... Read more...

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India holds talks with African regional economic communities


November 19th, 2010 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) India's "active" engagement with some of Africa's regional economic communities (RECs) had resulted in the signing of several memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with these groups, the ... Read more...

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India, Africa should deepen relationship: Kenya PM


November 16th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) India and Africa can deepen their partnership on the basis of their deep historical ties, Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Amolo Odinga said here Tuesday.Speaking at a session ... Read more...

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Is there a China-India race in Africa? (Comment)


November 14th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Rajiv Bhatia Once again Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asserted recently, while answering a journalist, that the world was large enough to accommodate the growth ambitions of both India and China. In ... Read more...

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India seeks cooperation of Africa in fighting Indian Ocean piracy


October 29th, 2010 - 10:45 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 29 (ANI): India has sought the close cooperation of African countries in combating the problem of piracy in the Indian Ocean.Delivering the inaugural address at the roundtable "India-Africa ... Read more...

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India to partner African resurgence, denies China rivalry (Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Rejecting any competition or rivalry with China in Africa, India Thursday said its relations with the continent stand on their own and highlighted its plan to jointly ... Read more...

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India to share poverty reduction strategies with Africa


October 12th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Setting the tone for the second summit with African countries next year, India Tuesday offered to share developmental experiences and poverty reduction strategies with the African continent. ... Read more...

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Time to give strategic cast to India-Africa ties: Experts


April 28th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) With a growing global interest in India's engagement with Africa and China's surge in the region, experts and officials Wednesday pitched for imparting a strategic vision to ... Read more...

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India is source of ‘inspiration’ for Mozambique: Envoy


March 16th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Mozambique is finalising two key agreements with India, one on double taxation avoidance and another on conferring most favoured nation status, to strengthen its trade ... Read more...

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India-Africa conclave to discuss $9 bn worth projects


March 9th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) India's diplomatic and economic ties with Africa are set for a surge at a three-day conclave starting March 14 in New Delhi in which ministers, business people ... Read more...

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Krishna to inaugurate seminar on India-Africa relations


March 3rd, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will inaugurate a two-day seminar titled "India and Africa: an emerging partnership" here Thursday. The event is being organised by the African ... Read more...

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India, Africa should be partners in capacity-building: Academics


February 9th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) India can help in further increasing capacity building with African countries, Indian and African academics said here Tuesday. The view was expressed at a meeting of academics ... Read more...

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China pledge $10 bn in aid to Africa


November 8th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt), Nov 8 (IANS) China Sunday announced $10 billion in concessional loans to African nations. Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao announced the loans while addressing the opening ceremony of the Fourth Ministerial ... Read more...

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Mukherjee lauds sustained evolution of India-Africa partnership


March 23rd, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.23 (ANI): Lauding the gradual and growing evolution of the India-Africa partnership, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said this long and historic relationship has acquired a sustainability ... Read more...

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India and Africa: Global partners in resurgence


May 23rd, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by admin
By Manish Chand The beat of African drums, ancient Sanskrit mantras intoned in classical style, dancers sporting colourful African masks, elegant Mohiniattam dancers - cultural and national boundaries blurred when nearly 100 musicians ... Read more...

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India, China go their own way in Africa


April 20th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by admin
(Commentary) By Manish Chand China was a looming shadow at India's first summit with 14 African countries held in New Delhi recently that not only revealed the depth and diversity of their relationship but ... Read more...

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India, Africa to support each other for permanent seat in UNSC


April 9th, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 9 (ANI): India and Africa today declared that they are going to support each other for a permanent seat in the expanded United Nations Security Council. They also ... Read more...

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India says no race with China, strengthens ties with Africa


April 9th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India Wednesday ended its first summit with Africa by stressing that it was not in competition with China in the continent, as the two sides firmed up ... Read more...

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India, Africa adopt Delhi Declaration, Africa-India Framework for Cooperation


April 9th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 9 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan today said the first ever India-Africa Forum Summit has adopted the Delhi Declaration and the Africa-India Framework for Cooperation, which constitute the ... Read more...

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Indian, African officials meet to firm up summit agenda


April 4th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Top officials from 14 African countries, the African Union (AU) and India held talks here Friday to prepare an agenda for the forthcoming India-Africa Forum Summit April ... Read more...

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India, Africa are natural allies, says Pranab Mukherjee


March 21st, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said that India and Africa are natural allies saying that India is looking forward to a comprehensive engagement with ... Read more...

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