|India has become an economic success story [EPA]|
In the last 10 years, India has moved from sluggish development to economic success story - and now it is offering infrastructure to some of Africa's poorest nations to boost their development.
As it looks for new sources of energy, India is more interested in Africa. Now Delhi is hosting the first India-Africa summit aimed at strengthening trade and diplomatic ties between India and Africa.
India is also said to be trying to counter the influence of China, which is building ties with African countries that are traditionally close to India.
This episode of Inside Story airs on Tuesday, April 8, 2008 at 17:30 GMT
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Source: Al Jazeera