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    Vol 5 (AAC) No 7 |

Amarendra Khatua

India's Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan

In late March, seconded from the External Affairs Ministry where he headed the passport division, Amarendra Khatua was appointed Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan to mediate ...

Competition for clusters

The African Union will determine which African countries will host India’s two new industrial clusters, which will be backed by billions of dollars in investment from the New Delhi...

    Vol 5 (AAC) No 6 |

Vilasrao Deshmukh

Science and Technology Minister, India

On 1-2 March, the first India-Africa Science and Technology Ministerial Conference was held in Delhi. The host was Vilasrao Deshmukh, who unveiled an array of new fellowships, exch...

The railway’s coming

Work will begin soon on the long-awaited new Ethiopia-Djibouti Railway. The two governments and their Chinese contractors are creating a US$1.5-billion trade corridor from Addis A...

    Vol 5 (AAC) No 5 |

M.D. Mallya

Chairman, Bank of Baroda, India

With healthy overseas profits, Bank of Baroda is looking to Africa as a ‘centre of growth’, according to Chairman M.D. Mallya. The state-owned bank plans to expand operations in ...

Diamonds are a rough business

The two-day state visit of India’s Commerce Minister Anand Sharma in mid-January gave Indian investors the opportunity to complain about the restrictions and obstacles that – despi...

India’s new frontier

Many Indian businesses are not waiting for government support for their African ventures and are transforming Africa’s economic infrastructure

The Indian government starts 2012 aiming to almost double bilateral trade with Africa from US$46 billion to $70 bn. by 2015. Such plans disguise the fact that, so far, India’s enga...

    Vol 5 (AAC) No 3 |

Cyrus Mistry

Deputy Chairman, Tata Sons

The Tata Group, one of India’s largest conglomerates, has named Cyrus Mistry as the surprise replacement for Chairman Ratan N. Tata, who steps down in December 2012 after twenty ye...

Essar takes control of Zisco

India’s Essar Group has at last won control of Zimbabwe’s iron and steel works, after months of infighting in the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front threatened to dera...

It’s energy that counts

India’s resource-heavy trade with Africa may be poised to move into the service sector. Indian companies in banking, hotels, agriculture stand to benefit, but African companies wil...

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