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Time for a new chapter in India-Africa relations
International Affairs Feb 08, 2024

Time for a new chapter in India-Africa relations

To unlock the full potential of India-Africa relations, it is imperative to foster a mutually beneficial partnership through enhanced collaboration and cooperation ...

Kenya sees India in a new hue
International Affairs | Indian Foreign Policy | Regional Integration Dec 13, 2023

Kenya sees India in a new hue

Kenya is seeking diversity in its partnerships and sees India as a credible partner at the present stage of international reordering ...

Brazil is back
International Affairs | Climate Change Jul 29, 2023

Brazil is back

The proactive foreign policy by Lula aims to raise Brazil’s global profile. Whether this comes to fruition is yet to be seen and it remains a difficult task to complete in a short span of four years

Raising the regional cooperation dimension in Africa
International Affairs Jul 27, 2023

Raising the regional cooperation dimension in Africa

India can work with regional financial institutions to expand successful Africa Summits, economic outreach, and improve LOC delivery through collaboration with RDBs

North Africa’s Invisible Partner: India’s political and economic influence in the region
International Affairs | Economics and Finance | International Trade and Investment Jun 27, 2023

North Africa’s Invisible Partner: India’s political and economic influence in the region

India can optimise its presence in North Africa by leveraging its unique approach of South-South cooperation to forge mutually beneficial partnerships and contribute to the region's development and prosperity.

Understanding Sudan’s civil war
International Affairs May 24, 2023

Understanding Sudan’s civil war

To achieve any meaningful and lasting settlement to the conflict, the two warring generals need to agree on handing over power to civilians and integrate their armed forces

It’s time for Africa
International Affairs | BRICS May 05, 2023

It’s time for Africa

India’s G20 presidency provides it a chance to reboot its ties with African nations

Boosting India-Africa defence and security partnership
International Affairs Mar 24, 2023

Boosting India-Africa defence and security partnership

While new initiatives, platforms, and exercises attest to the growing synergy in Indo-African defence and security partnership, the true potential continues to remain untapped

Dire straits: The Horn of Africa faces deepening crises
International Affairs Jan 23, 2023

Dire straits: The Horn of Africa faces deepening crises

The international community must ensure that measures are in place to deal with the food and health crises unfolding in the Horn region

Reviving the Cairo-Delhi Axis
International Affairs Dec 04, 2022

Reviving the Cairo-Delhi Axis

Present-day geopolitics has provided a unique opportunity for both India and Egypt to bolster their relations

Prospects of harnessing Indian experience in the digital revolution to support Africa’s development
International Affairs | Internet Governance Nov 05, 2022

Prospects of harnessing Indian experience in the digital revolution to support Africa’s development

As the world is poised to embrace more digital innovations, India has a golden opportunity to showcase its willingness and capacity to contribute towards Africa’s digital revolution

Will the new US strategy weaken China’s influence in Africa?
International Affairs Aug 13, 2022

Will the new US strategy weaken China’s influence in Africa?

There are multiple reasons for African countries to be cautiously optimistic about the new US policy.

India’s peacekeeping mission in the Congo suffers shock
International Affairs Aug 09, 2022

India’s peacekeeping mission in the Congo suffers shock

The recent death of two BSF personnel indicates that the UN officials should double down on preventing public disaffection and alienation from torpedoing the goals of MONUSCO.

The 17th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave: The prospects of India-Africa Growth Partnership
International Affairs Jul 25, 2022

The 17th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave: The prospects of India-Africa Growth Partnership

The recently-held CII-EXIM Bank Conclave in India indicates the keenness to enhance the Indo-Africa ties via trade and entrepreneurial initiatives.

Elevating the India-Africa partnership to new horizons
International Affairs Jul 22, 2022

Elevating the India-Africa partnership to new horizons

The story of India and Africa’s partnership embodies an equal, consultative, and collaborative relationship.

Africa: A possible solution for Europe’s energy troubles
International Affairs | Energy | Oil, Gas and Renewables May 26, 2022

Africa: A possible solution for Europe’s energy troubles

Does Africa have the potential to reduce Europe’s energy dependence on Russia?

EU-AU Summit: Quest to match ambitions with actions
International Affairs | Great Power Dynamics Feb 24, 2022

EU-AU Summit: Quest to match ambitions with actions

Would the recent summit help the AU and EU reboot their ties?

Africa’s coup contagion: Factors driving an upsurge in military intervention
International Affairs Feb 11, 2022

Africa’s coup contagion: Factors driving an upsurge in military intervention

Several factors aside from mismanagement, corruption, and poverty under democratic rule have led to the rise of military coups in the African continent

China and Uganda’s Entebbe International Airport: Reading between the lines
International Affairs | China Foreign Policy Dec 09, 2021

China and Uganda’s Entebbe International Airport: Reading between the lines

The alleged seizure of the Ugandan airport by China has set in motion yet another “debt-trap” debate.

A new US policy on Africa: Genuine reset or same old rhetoric?
US Foreign Policy | International Trade and Investment Nov 26, 2021

A new US policy on Africa: Genuine reset or same old rhetoric?

In an attempt to move beyond great power competition for influence in Africa, the United States is revamping its policy by ensuring a mutually beneficial partnership

Plight of Madagascar: Severe Drought, Raging Famine and Lack of Adaptation Funds
International Affairs Nov 24, 2021

Plight of Madagascar: Severe Drought, Raging Famine and Lack of Adaptation Funds

Reeling under droughts and famines, Madagascar finds itself in desperate need of long-term adaptation funds.

Hunger returns to Brazil
Climate, Food and Environment Nov 16, 2021

Hunger returns to Brazil

With several food programmes dismantled during the pandemic, the food crisis in Brazil has taken a turn for the worse.

Coups are making a comeback in Africa, but what’s driving them?
International Affairs | Great Power Dynamics | Defence and Security Nov 01, 2021

Coups are making a comeback in Africa, but what’s driving them?

Successive coups in Africa will only further destabilise the region; African regional groupings need to resort to active intervention to curtail it.

North Africa in the Indian foreign policy matrix
International Affairs | Indian Foreign Policy | Great Power Dynamics Oct 13, 2021

North Africa in the Indian foreign policy matrix

Taking into account their shared history of cooperating over decolonisation, India and North African nations have much potential to develop deeper relations

Burgeoning Terrorism in Africa: A Critical Overview
Defence and Security Sep 28, 2021

Burgeoning Terrorism in Africa: A Critical Overview

The spillover of terrorist activity from West Asia to Africa has had devastating consequences for the continent

The fall of Alpha Condé’s regime in Guinea: A critical appraisal
International Affairs | Domestic Politics and Governance Sep 13, 2021

The fall of Alpha Condé’s regime in Guinea: A critical appraisal

Is the use of constitutional means to secure ruling in perpetuity a new normal in west Africa?

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