General News

‘Clock is ticking’ for Gaza; pledges for aid, reconstruction…

21 October 2014 – On the heels of last week’s visit to Gaza, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the Security Council today that promises made at a recent donor conference on rebuilding the war-ravaged enclave must “quickly materialize” into concrete assistance on the ground, especially as winter approaches.

“Nothing could have prepared me for what I witnessed in Gaza. I saw mile after mile of wholesale destruction,” Mr. Ban recalled as he briefed the 15-member body on his

Technology News

AGT International Announces IoTA, the First Analytics Platfo…

– IoTA empowers application developers to extract the full value of IoT data, by providing a modular suite of data-analytic components CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2014 / PRNewswire / Asianet-Pakistan — AGT International, a global pioneer in the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced it will launch IoTA, a modular, open, cloud-based platform for IoT application […]

Gemalto third quarter 2014 revenue

– Revenue growth increased to +6% at constant rates, with Payment growing +20% on rapid EMV migration in the United States – Platforms & Services grew +16%, with +45% in Mobile Financial Services – Mobile was marked by first deliveries of multitenant cards for NFC payment and transport in China, new launches of NFC services […]

No Reason to Skip a Dose

HIV and tuberculosis remain leading causes of death in South Africa. Now, Anova Health Institute’s Dr Khanyi Tshabalala responds to the top five reasons tuberculosis (TB) and HIV patients give for skipping their daily doses. In March, Statistics South Africa released its latest data on what is killing South Africans. [...]

Entertainment News

SOUTH AFRICA TURNS DOWN OFFER TO HOST AFCON 2015

JOHANNESBURG, Oct 21 – South Africa is not ready to host the Africa Cup of Nations (afcon2015) in January if Morocco withdraws because of concerns related to the Ebola epidemic, says Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has reportedly approached South Africa, Ghana and five others [...]