Congo offers investment opportunities in agriculture for Indian entrepreneurs

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Apeda has received an intimation from the Embassy of India in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), about investment opportunities for Indian entrepreneurs. DRC has 80 million hectares of rich arable soil with water resources and 1000 mm of annual rainfall. Maniac, maize, rice, groundnut, sugarcane, corn, sweet potatoes, bananas, yams, pineapples are the principal crops produced. Continue reading Congo offers investment opportunities in agriculture for Indian entrepreneurs

China’s Growing Influence: A New Scramble for Africa?

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 As the dragon awakes, Western Nations are running scared, given that more African countries are looking East.

 Fr Kizito Sesana

Will China become the main world economic power at the dawn of this new decade? Will its economy overtake that of the United States? Analysts believe this is a possibility. What we begin to understand is that in Africa, the just concluded decade marked China’s advance while the ensuing one heralds its consolidation. Since 2000, China has made irreversible progress in Africa, winning the confidence of much of the ruling class, and becoming the largest donor and trading partner of many countries. Continue reading China’s Growing Influence: A New Scramble for Africa?