IoT On the Spotlight At Africacom 2017

[CAJ News] Cape Town -THE continent’s internet of things (IoT) capacity and potential will be on the spotlight at AfricaCom 2017, scheduled for Cape Town in November. Recognising the role IoT will play in redefining our world, especially across Africa …

[CAJ News] Cape Town -THE continent's internet of things (IoT) capacity and potential will be on the spotlight at AfricaCom 2017, scheduled for Cape Town in November. Recognising the role IoT will play in redefining our world, especially across Africa (with anything from 12-billion 30-billion connected devices expected by 2020), organisers have added a specific conference track focusing on the subject. Tom Cuthell, portfolio director at KNect365, organiser of AfricaCom, explained the direction the continent's most influential t

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Furore Over Uganda Presidential Age-Limit

[CAJ News] Kampala -UGANDAN must end their attempts to silence people opposed to scrapping the presidential age limit, a human rights organisation has said. The call by Amnesty International follows the arrests of the mayor of the capital city Kampala,…

[CAJ News] Kampala -UGANDAN must end their attempts to silence people opposed to scrapping the presidential age limit, a human rights organisation has said. The call by Amnesty International follows the arrests of the mayor of the capital city Kampala, Erias Lukwago, for allegedly preparing to protest against the proposed change. Some opposition MPs were blocked from accessing parliament to participate in the debate, which has now been postponed. Demonstrations against the change were also banned. "It is ironic and absurd tha

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

UN Demands Probe Into Peacekeeper’s Killing in DRC

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -THE Security Council, a principal organ of the United Nations, has called on the Democratic Republic of Congo to investigate the killing of peacekeepers in the country. A UN peacekeeper from Tanzania was killed and another injured …

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -THE Security Council, a principal organ of the United Nations, has called on the Democratic Republic of Congo to investigate the killing of peacekeepers in the country. A UN peacekeeper from Tanzania was killed and another injured on Sunday. The 15-member Security Council called on the DRC government to bring the perpetrators to justice. The council underlined that attacks targeting peacekeepers might constitute war crimes under international law. It also expressed its deepest condolences and sympathy to t

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Cameroon Uses Anti-Terror Law to Silence Critical Press

[PR Newswire] New York -Cameroon’s broadly worded anti-terror law is being used by authorities to arrest and threaten local journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists found in a report released today. The report, “Journalists Not Terrorists: In …

[PR Newswire] New York -Cameroon's broadly worded anti-terror law is being used by authorities to arrest and threaten local journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists found in a report released today. The report, "Journalists Not Terrorists: In Cameroon, anti-terror legislation is used to silence critics and suppress dissent," finds that despite a presidential decree ending legal proceedings against at least four journalists, the law that was used against them is still in place as next year's elections approach.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Ward, Kožíšková Strike Up Formidable Fish Partnership

[News24Wire] South African ace Jenna Ward will be teaming up with defending women’s K2 champion Anna Kožísková for this year’s Fish River Canoe Marathon from October 6 and 7.

[News24Wire] South African ace Jenna Ward will be teaming up with defending women's K2 champion Anna Kožísková for this year's Fish River Canoe Marathon from October 6 and 7.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zimra Hiccups Stalling Business

[Financial Gazette] The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA)’s Automated System for Customs Data (ASYCUDA) World has experienced technical problems over the past few weeks, disrupting the clearance of goods at the country’s borders.

[Financial Gazette] The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA)'s Automated System for Customs Data (ASYCUDA) World has experienced technical problems over the past few weeks, disrupting the clearance of goods at the country's borders.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt to Engage With U.S.-Based Diaspora Community

[Nyasa Times] The Malawi Government through its Washington D.C. Embassy and New York Mission, will engage with the UN- and D.C.-based Malawi Diaspora, in two high level consultative meetings to be hosted by Minister of Foreign Affairs and International…

[Nyasa Times] The Malawi Government through its Washington D.C. Embassy and New York Mission, will engage with the UN- and D.C.-based Malawi Diaspora, in two high level consultative meetings to be hosted by Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Professor Emmanuel Fabiano in New York this Sunday and next week.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Chipolopolo Coach Names U-17 Star in Squad for Eagles Clash

[Zambia Reports] Chipolopolo coach Wedson Nyirenda has named 26 local players for the first phase of the preparation for October 7 Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup clash against Nigeria.

[Zambia Reports] Chipolopolo coach Wedson Nyirenda has named 26 local players for the first phase of the preparation for October 7 Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup clash against Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria