Africa: A crucial frontier for India’s global ambitions

Hot Spot, 2015, Yearend 2015
by Arnab Mitra
India, which woke up belatedly to Africa’s potential as a strategic, economic and diplomatic partner, is now showing urgency in making up for lost time. The third India-Africa Summit in New Delhi in October marked a final break from previous engagements with that continent, which were driven by ideology, non-alignment and anticolonialism.