INDIAFRICA invites the youth in India and Africa to send in their perspectives and opinions on various issues that affect the two geographies. The INDIAFRICA Essay Writing Contest is one such platform. This section presents some of the essays sent in by the youth for the first essay-writing contest.

Essay theme
How can India and Africa Compete, Collaborate and Co-create the Future on Environmental Issues?

Maxwell Kofi Adika
University of Ghana,
Accra, Ghana

Michael Adubofour
Central University College
Dangme East, Ghana

Aditya Bhattacharjee
Manipal Institute of Technology
Karnataka, India

Anjaneya Jha
Indian Institute of Technology
Guwahati, India

Aswin Kumar K
Indian Institute of Management
Bangalore, India


A Time For Renewal
Dr Manmohan Singh
Prime Minister of India

India Matters More Than Ever
Meles Zenawi
Prime Minister of Ethiopia

A Model of South-South Cooperation
Jean Ping
Commission of the African Union

Sharing the African Dream
Professor Bingu Wa Mutharika
President of Malawi

For a New Global Order
Cheick Sidi Diarra
UN Under-Secretary General

Technology, Aadhaar & Potential for Africa
Nandan Nilekani
Unique Identification Authority of India


Catalyst For Africa's Resurgence
John Kufuor
Former President of Ghana

Billion Faces of Africa
Vijay Mahajan
McCombs School of Business,
University of Texas

PAN-African e-Network
in Johannesburg

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Former President of India

Skill Development: The ITEC Way
Manish Chand
Senior Editor, IANS, & Editor,
Africa Quarterly

The African Decade
Ratan Tata
Chairman,Tata Sons

The Coming of a New Dawn
Sunil Bharti Mittal
Chairman & MD, Bharti Airtel


New Dynamism in Business Ties
Sanjay Kirloskar
Chairman & MD, Kirloskar Brothers

Partnering for Food Security
Renu Modi
Center for African Studies,
University of Mumbai

Forging a Security Partnership
Lt. Gen. (Retired) Rajender Singh
Former Force Commander, UN Mission

Mahatma And Africa: Diaiogue of Ideas
Ahmed Kathrada, South African Politician and Veteran Anti-apartheid Activist

Shared History,Convergent Cultures
Neeti Sethi Bose and Fakir Hassen

The Road Ahead: Century of India
& Africa

Voices From India and Africa

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