India-Africa Current Affairs, GK & News

India Exim Bank Report: India Top Defence Exporter in Africa

The report titled ‘Reinvigorating India’s Economic Engagements with Southern Africa’ was released on November 1 by the India Exim Bank at the event “CII-Exim Bank Regional Conclave on India-Southern Africa Growth Partnership” held in Johannesburg. What are the key findings of the report? India has emerged as the top defence exporter to Africa. It may ..

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India-Africa Security Fellowship Programme

India-Africa Security Fellowship Programme was launched recently by the Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. Key facts India-Africa Security Fellowship Programme was launched during the 2nd India-Africa Defence Dialogue (IADD) that was held on the sidelines of the DefExpo 2022 in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The newly launched fellowship will give opportunities for African scholars to conduct research ..

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DefExpo 2022 – Update (October, 2022)

The 12th edition of the biennial DefExpo will be organized from October 18 to 22 in Gujarat. Key facts The theme for the DefExpo 2022 is ‘Path to Pride’, which is in line with the Indian Government’s vision towards Atmanirbhar Bharat. For the first time, only Indian exhibitioners are allowed in this event. However, foreign ..

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Conclave on India Africa Growth Partnership

On July 19, 2022, Union Commerce and Industry minister Piyush Goyal attended the “Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)-Exim Bank Conclave on India-Africa Growth Partnership”. Key Facts During the conclave, he called to strengthen and expand India-Africa ties. According to him, India can present emerging technologies to expand commerce investment, trade, and opportunities for youth of ..

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India–Africa Defence Dialogue to be held alongside the DefExpo

India has proposed to institutionalise “India Africa Defence Dialogue” during the successive DefExpos, to be held once in two years duration. Highlights Institutionalisation of the India Africa Defence Dialogue will help in building on existing partnerships between African countries and India. It will also help in exploring new areas of convergence for mutual engagements in ..

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India-Madagascar: India to provide assistance to drought-hit Madagascar

On March 1, 2020 India announced that it will deliver a consignment of 1,000 metric tonnes of rice and 100,000 tablets of Hydroxychloroquine as a humanitarian assistance to the drought-hit Madagascar in line with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of SAGAR. Highlights The humanitarian assistance will be delivered by the Indian Naval Ship Jalashwa. ..

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