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Malawi, India signs three deals, show interest in joint uranium exploration
Lilongwe (Malawi), Jan 8 (IANS) The southern African state of Malawi Friday expressed interest in the joint exploration of potential uranium sites along with India.

Friday, January 08, 2010 11:17:04 PM

I am a Delhiwala, a product of India: Malawi president
Lilongwe (Malawi), Jan 8 (IANS) There is a 'Delhiwala' ruling a country of 13.5 million people in the heart of Africa. At least that is how Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika introduced himself at a state banquet in honour of visiting Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari.

Friday, January 08, 2010 2:33:36 PM

Tata Africa to double turnover in two years
Lusaka (Zambia), Jan 8 (IANS) Tata Africa will double its turnover in the next two years to $1 billion, the head of the diversified operations that range from vehicles to floriculture to information technology said here.

Friday, January 08, 2010 11:18:54 AM

India extends $50 mn credit to Malawi
Lilongwe (Malawi), Jan 8 (IANS) India has extended a line of credit of $50 million to the small land-locked African nation of Malawi which has invited Indian companies for investment in hydropower, farmlands and mining including uranium. As the first Indian leader to visit Malawi, a nation of 13.5 million sandwiched between Zambia and Mozambique, Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari announced Thursday evening the soft loans and grants at a state banquet hosted by Malawian President Bingu Wa Mutharika.

Friday, January 08, 2010 9:16:44 AM

20 killed in Somali violence
Mogadishu, Jan 8 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and more than 40 wounded when African Union peacekeeping forces and Islamist insurgents exchanged heavy fire here Thursday, officials said.

Friday, January 08, 2010 1:45:04 AM

Nano will certainly be brought to Africa: Tata Africa head
Lusaka (Zambia), Jan 7 (IANS) India's 'people's car' will certainly drive down the roads of Africa, with the Tata group conducting research on the rules and regulations of the different markets in this vast continent.

Thursday, January 07, 2010 9:07:29 AM

Venezuela may shut industries due to power shortage
Caracas, Jan 6 (IANS/EFE) Hit by a severe power crisis, Venezuela has announced that it may shut down a few aluminium and steel plants as part of the country's electricity conservation measures.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010 1:25:02 PM

Bulldozer crushes 400,000 pirated CDs in Cambodia
Phnom Penh, Jan 6 (DPA) Cambodian authorities used a bulldozer to crush 400,000 CDs and DVDs in a crackdown on piracy, national media reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010 10:51:11 AM

India, Zambia toast growing trade and investment ties
Lusaka, Jan 6 (IANS) Amid exuberant tribal dances and Bollywood song, India and Zambia toasted each other to an 'ever deepening' of relations, particularly in trade and investment, during the highest level visit from New Delhi in two decades.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010 10:45:38 AM

India, Zambia promise to strengthen trade ties
Lusaka, Jan 6 (IANS) With India offering concessional credit to Zambia, the two countries have committed to strengthening their bilateral relations, especially in the fields of trade and investment.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010 10:14:10 AM

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