Archive for: January, 2018

Snap on the city safety belt

Edwin Diender, Huawei Technologies Vice President of the Government & Public Utilities Sector at Enterprise Business Unit

by EDWIN DIENDER SMART, secure and evolved – this is the city that can transform the South African economy. The smart city is so much more than cool technology thrust into inanimate objects. It takes the elegance of the Internet of Things and wraps it around the functional challenges that impact cities and communities, using […]

Expanded DRC Mining Week returns in June

DRC mining

from JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – MORE than 3 000 international mining experts and local stakeholders from more than 50 countries are expected to attend the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Mining Week in June. The long-running, flagship mining conference and expo in this mining hub, will return to Lubumbashi. It […]

Botswana hosts Africa, Mideast stock exchange meeting

Botswana Stock Exchange

from ODIRILE TOTENG in Gaborone, Botswana GABORONE, (CAJ News) – BOTSWANA aims to demonstrate its ability and pledge to operating a stock market of global standards when its hosts the 27th meeting of the Africa Middle East Depositories Association (AMEDA) in April. The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) and Central Securities Depository Botswana (CSDB) will organise […]

Desperate appeal for funds for Boko Haram victims

Suicide bombers cause destruction

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – HUMANITARIAN agencies have appealed for US$157 million (R1,877 billion) to help over 250 000 people affected by the Boko Haram terror in Nigeria and neighbouring countries. The 47 United Nations agencies and humanitarian organisations, who have joined the 2018 Nigeria Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRRP), […]

Two ‘presidents’ set Kenya on brink of bloodshed

Raila Odinga

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THE swearing-in of opposition leader, Raila Odinga, as president has left Kenya on the verge of fresh ethnic turmoil reminiscent of the deaths of over 1 000 people a decade ago. Odinga’s National Super Alliance (NASA) swore him in as the “people’s president” on Wednesday, […]

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