Special Reports

OceanSpring Debuts eCommerce for Africa

OceanSpring Group is emerging as the leading investor in Africa’s Universal Service Provision and access through its online retail networks. The prospect for a billion people over the next five years is quite exciting. In Nigeria where government has failed in the provision of security and healthcare services, it is estimated a quarter of the […]

Diplomatic Channel

U.N. Security Council steps up North Korea sanctions

UNITED NATIONS/SEOUL (Reuters) – Major U.S. allies in Asia welcomed on Tuesday the U.N. Security Council’s unanimous vote to step up sanctions on North Korea, with its profitable textile exports now banned and fuel supplies to the reclusive North capped after its sixth nuclear test. Japan and South Korea said after the passage of the […]