India-Africa Current Affairs - 2020

India-Nigeria to deepen their ties on defence, energy and counter terrorism

On September 1, 2020, India and Nigeria agreed to deepen their cooperation to counter terrorism, piracy and insurgency to boost trade exchanges. Highlights The countries agreed to their cooperation in defence equipment, maintenance services and medical. They also agreed on regular exchange of information to counter terrorism, insurgency and piracy. During the meet, Nigeria appreciated Read More…

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy receive proposals over 10 GW of fresh solar power Equipment

With the Government of India pushing solar power in several aspects including Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has received several proposals to make Solar Equipment for over 10 GW. Highlights India has set its target to set up 100 GW of solar energy by 2022. India has already achieved Read More…

Facts Box: Lucknow Declaration of India-Africa Defence Ministers’ Conclave

The India-African Nations Defence Ministers’ Conclave was held at the side lines of DefExpo India 2020. The Conclave adopted Lucknow Declaration in the presence of Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. The Declaration was signed by 50 African Nations. Highlights Under the declaration, the leaders called on to set up Defence Academies in countries such as Read More…

India-Africa Defence Ministers Conclave at DefExpo for first time

For the first time, in the history of DefExpo, India and Africa are to discuss their defence relations. The India-Africa Defence Conclave is to be held on February 6, 2020. Around 24 Defence Ministers are to participate in the conclave. Highlights India’s largest Defence Exhibition is to be held in Lucknow between February 5, 2020 Read More…

IAF Chief to visit Egypt for bilateral talks

The Indian Air Force Chief RKS Bhaduria will embark a four-day visit to Egypt starting on December 24, 2019. The aim of the visit is to strengthen long-standing relations between India and Egypt. Highlights During his visit, the chief has scheduled to visit operational and training establishments of the Egyptian Air Force. Also, he will Read More…