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Month: September 2023

South Africa to use BRICS to deepen relationships with other countries

South Africa hosted the 15th BRICS Summit in Johannesburg last month where President Cyril Ramaphosa as chair of the bloc announced that Argentina, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates will join the BRICS. The expansion of the BRICS not only gives weight to the bloc but also grants South Africa the

South Africa to a silicone ring to help in preventing HIV infections

Global Fund said the introduction of the PrEP ring in South Africa will expand options for women beyond oral PrEP, which is often unable to meet the unique needs of all individuals who want to use it. The pre-exposure prophylaxis ring is a silicone ring that is inserted in the vagina every month and delivers

Curbing interest charged by moneylenders in Uganda

Mr Museveni who has been in power since 1986 when he became president after a five-year guerrilla war wondered why moneylenders in Uganda are charging 20 percent interest on loans per month and “causing suicide to our young people.”“While chairing the NRM Caucus at Entebbe State House this afternoon (September 28), I directed the Minister

United States trying to counter Chinese influence in Paraguay

Paraguay is the sole South American country holding diplomatic relations with Taiwan rather than mainland China. During his campaign, Pena pledged to maintain relations with Taiwan. After the Paraguayan elections,  Beijing might refocus its efforts on Paraguay, making Cartes’ involvement with corruption schemes “an emerging threat and one with importance to our broader position in

Uganda sends “70 delegates” to United Nations general assembly

The Ugandan government has denied that it sent over 70 officials to United Nations General Assembly. The confusion surrounding the delegation’s size, according to the minister, stemmed from the simultaneous occurrence of three distinct meetings in the same location, each requiring separate delegations. The government recently faced public scrutiny for reportedly spending close to USD

ethnic Armenians have fled Nagorno-Karabakh

More than three-quarters of ethnic Armenians have now fled the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh for neighboring Armenia. The rapid exodus comes after the region’s separatist government said it would dissolve itself, and the unrecognized republic inside Azerbaijan would cease to exist by the end of this year. Moscow says the future of any “peacekeeping” mission

EU Meeting over Migrant crisis across the Mediterranean

The continuous arrival of boats has put political pressure on the group, which includes Malta, France, Greece, Italy, Croatia, Cyprus, Portugal, Slovenia and Spain. But even among the nine countries, there are disagreements on how to deal with the crisis.The leaders from nine Mediterranean and southern European countries met Friday in Malta to discuss migration

AI Chatbots Employees

AI offers a glimpse into government-wide efforts in recent years to boost the use of new technologies within the civil service, but also raises questions over how they could be used to shape policy. The latest generation of chatbots, powered by artificial intelligence (AI), can quickly analyse reams of information, including images, to answer questions

Epic Games to reduce its workforce

Epic has offices around the world, including in the UK. It is not yet known where the job cuts will fall. Epic Games, which makes Fortnite, one of the world’s most successful video games, is cutting 870 jobs  around 16% of its workforce. Epic is also known for its gaming engine, Unreal Engine, which powers

Apple for hire more employees as it invests in AI technology

Generative AI – artificial intelligence which can create media based on text prompts – continues to be a target of investment for big firms despite widespread concerns over its impact of copyright, or ownership. That is because the software “learns” by analysing a massive amount of data often sourced online and people are concerned it