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India

Population: 1.33 bn.
GDP: $2.6 trn.
Debt: $513.2 bn.

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Blue helmets, red faces

Investigations into sexual abuse charges are to get underway soon

India's defence minister A. K. Antony has ordered 'prompt and time-bound' investigations into charges of child sexual abuse by 60 of its soldiers deployed to the Mission des Na...


    Vol 1 (AAC) No 10 |
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Anand Sharma

Minister of State for External Affairs, India

An experienced Africanist, Sharma's appointment as a Deputy Minister in the Foreign Ministry shows how seriously India is taking its new Africa strategy.


More policing of the peacekeepers

Indian soldiers are being accused of not knowing where their loyalties lie

Indian peacekeepers in the United Nations' troubled mission in Congo-Kinshasa face a new investigation - this time into claims that a senior officer has publicly declared his sup...


    Vol 1 (AAC) No 9 |
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K.V. Kamath

President, Confederation of Indian Industry

The sixty-year-old from Mangalore is revered in business circles for transforming a small lender, ICICI Bank, into a dynamic private enterprise. He joined ICICI in 1971, working ...


Unravelling the UN investigation

Indian troops based in the North Kivu province are being accused of an array of crimes

Confidential reports by the United Nations contain 44 allegations against the Indian battalion based in Congo-Kinshasa's North Kivu province and known as INDBATT. The main report...


Probing the Peacekeepers

The Indian government better hope that reports of their troops' misdeeds are unfounded

Three Indian officers'would not be spared' if they were found to have smuggled gold while serving with the United Nations in Congo-Kinshasa, India's Defence Minister A. K. Antony...


Family feud

Telecoms companies are dreaming in Africa

South Africa's mobile telephone giant MTN risks losing its second Indian suitor as a schism in India's richest family could prevent the deal's signing. A merger between the US$38...


    Vol 1 (AAC) No 8 |
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Jignesh Shah

Vice-Chairman, Multi Commodity Exchange

In late May, a deal was signed to create MCX Africa, a pan-African commodities exchange to be located in Gaborone, Botswana. The exchange is the brainchild of Jignesh Shah, a you...


    Vol 1 (AAC) No 7 |
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Akhil Gupta

Managing Director, Bharti Enterprises

Largely overshadowed by the family name and media attention devoted to Sunil Bharti Mittal, Akhil Gupta is Bharti Airtel's other Managing Director. Mittal is credited with the visi...


The Delhi Durbar

As Beijing and Tokyo boost their profiles, Prime Minister Singh's government hosts its first grand summit

In a direct challenge to established Western interests and the continent's growing ties with China and Japan, India is promising to invest heavily in Africa's transport, energy ...


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