Context: The recent African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Keeping the peace:
The young African:
There is no doubt that we can win the battle for sustainable and inclusive development which are also the best weapons in preventing conflict and suffering, allowing Africa to shine even more vibrantly and inspire the world.
This op-ed is authored by António Guterres, the Secretary-General of the United Nations. It shows potential and required measures in Africa very lucidly with support of necessary facts. This is an ideal example of how our mains answer or an essay should be. Note down the points for mains.
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Kenya hungry for more:
Kenya is Looking East:
Future of East African Community:
Strategic and economic interests coalesce as India tries to leverage the intense competition among Asian nations for Kenya’s affections. The Indian government and India Inc. need to devise a trade and industrial cooperation strategy to upgrade existing links with the EAC. But India has to tread with caution as the traditional rivalry between Kenya, the regional economic powerhouse, and Tanzania, the largest member-state, has been renewed. This is a new angle in India-Africa engagement.
India will host 22 African countries at the 4th India-Africa Hydrocarbon Conference.
Indian interests in Africa will benefit from timely implementation of projects.
Doubtless, the summit will be a successful and grand diplomatic event. However, the pursuit of Indian interests in the continent will demand the timely implementation of its decisions.
The India-Africa Forum Summit process, that began in 2008, is a much needed intergovernmental attempt to give direction and thrust to bilateral synergies.
The IAFS process has shown the promise of Indo-African partnership. Indeed, the current global economic stagnation only enhances the relevance of a mutual interface between the world’s fastest growing continent and the world’s fastest growing major economy.