Huawei Hosts the 9th Global Rail Summit in Berlin

BERLIN, Sept. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — In parallel with InnoTrans 2022, Huawei held the 9th Huawei Global Rail Summit, themed “Driving Digitalization in Future Rail, Create New Value Together”. The summit brought together global industry leaders, ecosystem partners, and technical experts to discuss the future of the rail industry. At the summit, Huawei launched the […]

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Why African Nations Are Mostly Silent on China’s Rights Record

Most African states have stayed silent as Western nations and rights groups condemn China over a recent United Nations human rights report on China’s treatment of Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities in the Xinjiang region. The report, published by then-U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on her last day in office in August, said China’s actions against Uyghurs and others in the Xinjiang region “may constitute international crimes, in particular crimes against humanity,” citing abuses such as arbitrary detention in camps, torture and sexual violence. Some Western nations and their…

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Air Traffic Controllers Suspend Strike in West and Central Africa

A 48-hour strike by air traffic controllers in West and Central Africa has been suspended, their union said Saturday. The strike, which started Friday, has disrupted flights across the region and left hundreds of passengers stranded at airports Saturday. The Union of Air Traffic Controllers’ Unions (USYCAA), which called the wildcat strike, said in a statement it decided to suspend its strike notice for 10 days immediately so as to allow for negotiations. “Air traffic services will be provided in all air spaces and airports managed by ASECNA from today…

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Seven days countdown to TotalEnergies CHAN final draw in Algiers

In seven days, 17 African nations will join hosts Algeria in the country’s capital, Algiers for the final draw of TotalEnergies African Nations Championship (CHAN) that will be conducted on Saturday, 01 October 2022. The draw will be live from the Opera House in Algiers at 19h00 local time (18h00 GMT, 20h00 Cairo time, 21h00 East African Time) and will be live in a number of platforms including CAF TV partners and CAF digital pages. It will be attended by the coaches and senior officials from the participating member countries.…

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