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Manoj Kohli

Chief Executive Officer (International Operations), Bharti Airtel

Bharti Airtel, India's largest mobile services company, at last acquired long-coveted African assets when it completed the purchase of Zain's Africa operations for US$10.7 billio...

Fertile fields for India

The Addis government shows scant regard for the potential local impact of massive Indian investment in floriculture and biofuels

Ethiopia is renowned more for its famines than for its fertile fields but land leasing has become a burgeoning business in some of the most unlikely locations. Vast swathes of ar...

Taxing times

Port Louis suspends six forex companies as talks resume on the tax treaty that allows Indian companies to launder illicit funds

India’s Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is sending a team of senior officials to resume the difficult negotiations with Mauritius to resolve the lingering stand-off over the 19...

    Vol 3 (AAC) No 8 |

S.M. Krishna

Minister for External Affairs, India

After the resignation of New Delhi’s point man on Africa, Shashi Tharoor, in May, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna is taking an even more hands-on role in the cultivation o...

Round-trips and hot money

Indian companies are routing tens of billions of dollars through Mauritius each year in a giant tax avoidance scheme

India is changing its tax laws in a bid to introduce greater transparency into its financial transactions with Mauritius. The aim is to stem ‘round-tripping’ of funds by politici...

    Vol 3 (AAC) No 7 |

Ajai Chowdhry

Chairman, HCL Infosystems

Lessons from India’s rise can be fruitfully applied to Africa – another group of a billion or so people: this was the message Ajai Chowdhry brought to Tanzania. Chowdhry co-chaired...

Wanted: special partners

Delhi offers cooperation, capacity building and, of course, cash in the unspoken competition with China for African hearts, minds and resources

India plans to increase its annual trade with Africa to US$70 billion – up from current levels of $45 bn. – over the next five years. That is an exponential increase from the $5.2 ...

For Punjabi farmers, an African frontier

African missions from Ethiopia, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe were invited to a conference in Patiala in Punjab on 26-27 March with farmers from all over the region to ...

East-West Highway to trouble

Political rivalries in Algiers deepen as Chinese companies are named in an anti-corruption probe into Africa’s biggest road project

State prosecutors have ordered more arrests this month, as investigations intensify into the Chinese companies and European middlemen dealing with Algeria’s US$12 billion East-West...

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