Daily Archives : 30th March 2010

Rwanda: ICT Boost

Rwanda: ICT Boost

Rwandan technology has been boosted by the announcement that all new websites registering to use the local ‘‘.rw’’ domain will now be able to do so locally. Previously the domain name had been hosted and managed in Belgium, however Rwanda’s…

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Somalia: Searching for Al-Shabab funding

Somalia: Searching for Al-Shabab funding

UN Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon was asked Monday 29th March about the organisation’s plans for going forward in lawless Somalia. The UN has been involved directly in Somalia since deposing the Islamic Court Union (ICU) along with Ethiopian military assistance…

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What does Asia mean for Africa?

What does Asia mean for Africa?

Figures suggest that Asia, China in particular, is now a bigger net investor in Africa than Western countries. China’s own statistics from 2008 indicate China-Africa trade volumes at $106.8 billion, a 45.1% increase on 2007. South Africa last year alone…

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