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Africa gets major share of Indian investments worldwide


July 12th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, July 12 (IANS) Africa has bagged a major share of about $3 billion that Indians invested every month around the world, says the head of a government agency that ... Read more...

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India expresses interest in Ghanaian oil as mega trade show opens


July 10th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Accra, July 10 (IANS) India is keen to invest in Ghana's hydrocarbon industry, visiting Commerce Minister Anand Sharma said as a large Indian trade expo opened here Monday. Ghana began ... Read more...

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Child soldiers continue to be recruited in Mali: UNICEF


July 7th, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 7 (IANS) The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has reported that an alarming number of children continue to be recruited by Malian armed rebels, Xinhua has reported a ... Read more...

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India mulling free trade pacts with African countries


May 15th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) India is exploring possibilities of entering into free trade pacts with regional groupings of African countries such as the 19-nation Common Market for Eastern and ... Read more...

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India expresses concern over military coup in Mali


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) India Friday expressed concern over the situation in Mali where mutinous soldiers have declared a coup, causing uncertainty in the west African nation."The Government of ... Read more...

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US to review aid to Mali after coup


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) The US State Department said Thursday that it will review its annual aid to Mali after soldiers staged a coup in the African country.State Department spokeswoman ... Read more...

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African regional bloc to study Indian anti-graft measures


November 10th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) With corruption being viewed as a major hurdle in the growth of the developing world, Africa's Regional Economic Communities (REC) are working on strengthening anti-graft ... Read more...

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Riots in Liberia ahead of presidential poll run-off


November 7th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Monrovia, Nov 7 (IANS) A fresh riot broke out on Monday in Liberia's capital Monrovia, with casualties feared and properties being destroyed ahead of Tuesday's presidential run-off election.A Xinhua reporter ... Read more...

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UNSC voices concern over maritime piracy


August 31st, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 31 (IANS) The UN Security Council has voiced concern over increasing maritime piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, saying the crimes were having an adverse impact on ... Read more...

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India keen to buy minerals from Africa: Sharma


August 9th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India is looking forward to partner with African countries for buying minerals as well supporting them with technology for mining and exploration, Commerce and Industry ... Read more...

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India provides soft loans to West African businesses


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dakar (Senegal), April 23 (IANS) India has provided subsidised loans to businesses in West Africa through the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas), says a top official of the ... Read more...

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India supports UN sanctions against Cote d’Ivoire


March 31st, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 31 (IANS) India Thursday supported the United Nation Security Council's (UNSC) resolution imposing targeted sanctions on Cote d'Ivoire President Laurent Gbagbo and his close aides for refusing ... Read more...

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India and Benin should broaden trade ties: Tharoor


October 23rd, 2009 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) India and Benin need to broaden and deepen trade ties and look at new sectors like pharmaceutical and telecom, Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi ... Read more...

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Guinea coup leader invites foreign diplomats for talks


December 26th, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Conakry (Guinea), Dec 26 (DPA) The leader of a military coup in Guinea has invited foreign diplomats to come to the West African nation this weekend for talks in a move intended ... Read more...

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Democratic Republic of Congo foreign minister in India Tuesday


March 10th, 2008 - 8:32 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) India and the Democratic Republic of Congo, the resource-rich central African country, are set to expand their ties during the three-day visit of Foreign Minister Antipas Mbusa ... Read more...

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