India and Africa partnership will play a major in future. Even now this partnership is very important for the two nations. India's peacekeeping force will play a major role in the peacekeeping missions in the African continent. Africa s tie up with Rising Powers such as India could stimulate growth and development in Africa. Also this tie up will help India economically. In the 18th century, India s trading links with East Africa were utilised by Indian traders for imports, exports and shipping goods. This tie up would be a great opportunity for both the nations to come up as Rising Powers. They will also benefit each other financially by giving aids. In short this tie up will prove to benefit both the nations financially and economically.