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Of A Diplomatic Row Between Nigeria And India

AFRICANGLOBE - India is in the news as a result of a Nigerian killed in Goa, India. A diplomatic row has ensued between the twp countries. We should dwell on our similarities rather than differences.

Murder of Nigerian Man in India Sparks India-Nigeria Diplomatic Row

AFRICANGLOBE - "Indians think Black people are evil, that they are the devil, as if we are monkeys from some strange planet. It is hard to get rented accommodation for us in the capital." "There are only 50,000 Nigerians living in India, but there are over a million Indians living in Nigeria. Thousands of Indians living there will be thrown out on the streets if the forcible eviction of Nigerians in Goa does not stop,"

Anger As Nigerians In India Are Targeted For Murder And Expulsion

AFRICANGLOBE - The Nigerian community in India is feeling "aggrieved" after another of its citizens was murdered in Goa, India, according to Nigeria's high commissioner. Ndubuisi Vitus Amaku said the resort state's subsequent order to expel all Nigerians living illegally there was like "rubbing salt on their wounds".

Indian Oil Giant to Buy Huge Stake in Africa’s Gas Sector

AFRICANGLOBE - India's biggest oil explorer, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), has agreed a deal to buy a 10% stake in an offshore gas field in Mozambique. It will pay Anadarko Petroleum, a US firm, $2.6bn (£1.7bn) for the stake.

Nigerians Find It Hard To Establish businesses In India

Despite the increased bilateral trade volume between both countries, Nigerians are not given equal opportunity to establish small businesses in India compared to what is applicable in the West African country where Indian businesses flourish.

Economic Focus Should Shift From BRICS to the Emerging African Markets

AFRICANGLOBE - Just as the green shoots of recovery are appearing in the UK, and positively sprouting upwards in the US, so it seems that the so-called BRICS economies – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – are slowing.

Congolese Attack Asian Stores After Racist Attacks On Congolese In India

AFRICANGLOBE - Shops belonging to Asians were targeted in a protest in the capital of the DR Congo over the arrest of Congolese students in India. A Congolese undergraduates waiting for a bus was almost run over by a car. He was then beaten with a cricket bat in what appeared to be a racist attack

Why Nigeria and India Would Make Excellent Bedfellows

AFRICANGLOBE - Like India about 10 years ago, Nigeria stands on the cusp of an economic boom. Many of the traits now exhibited by Nigeria mirror those experienced by India during the initial stages of its high-growth phase between 2003 and 2008.

Africans in India — Exhibition Offers Just Dues

AFRICANGLOBE - Generals, commanders, admirals, prime ministers, and rulers, East Africans greatly distinguished themselves in India. They wrote a story unparalleled in the rest of the world — that of Africans attaining the pinnacle of military and political authority not only in a foreign country but also on another continent.

Ethiopia On Negotiation With BRICS Members On Railway Projects

AFRICANGLOBE - General Manager of the Ethiopian Railways Corporation, Dr. Getachew Betru, said Ethiopia is negotiating with Brazil, Russia and India for a financial arrangement for its railway projects.

The Growth of India’s Presence in Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - The President of the Confederation of Indian Industry, Mr. Adi Godrej, has told delegates attending the 9th Edition of the Conference of Indian Industry on India-Africa Project Partnership that technological transfer, the environment, sustainable management of resources, biodiversity, economic social development and poverty reduction among others are priority areas of the CII.

Another Rape Nightmare In India: Swiss Tourist Gang-Raped By 8 Men...

AFRICANGLOBE - A Swiss woman who was on a cycling trip in central India with her husband has been gang-raped by eight men, police said Saturday. The attack comes three months after the fatal gang-rape of a woman aboard a New Delhi bus outraged Indians.

India’s Largest Car Maker Maruti Suzuki to Set Up Shop in...

AFRICANGLOBE - Maruti Suzuki, India’s biggest car maker, is on the prowl for new export markets and plans are afoot to set up a new assembly plant in Africa. Chairman R.C. Bhargava told reporters that countries that were “on the cusp of motorization” were key to Maruti’s plan of doubling exports in the next four years.

Muslim Clerics in India Ban Marriages Based on Love

Police in northern India are investigating a village council after it banned “love marriages” and barred women under 40 from shopping alone or using...

India Turns to West Africa for Investments

With the unfolding of the new economic global landscape and focusing on strengthening South-South co-operation, India, one of the world's fastest growing economy is...

India Displaces U.S. as Nigeria’s Number One Trading Partner

India has overtaken the United States of America (USA) to become Nigeria's number one trading partner, according to the First Quarter 2012 Trade Statistics...