Viewpoint: India's growing interests in Africa

posted 26 May 2011, 00:58 by Mark Torokwa

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's six-day visit to Africa kicked off on 23 May with the inauguration of the 2nd Africa-India Forum Summit in Addis Ababa.

Accompanied in Ethiopia by a high profile delegation of ministers and India's most powerful chief executives, this is already the third visit to Africa by Manmohan Singh in his eight years as prime minister.