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Feb 24, 2014

While the size and breadth of India's investment in Africa are no match for China's, the Indians are making inroads in certain strategic areas that far outpace that of their Chinese counterparts. Indian software firms and back-office outsourcing firms are aggressively building market share in sectors were the Chinese either can't or don't compete. While the media may position these two Asian rivals as competitors in Africa, the truth is that they are actually far more complementary to one another... and for Africa that can only be a good thing.