Daily Archives: October 13, 2017

Global leader in online gaming selects Angonix, Africa’s third largest IXP

 Angonix (Angonix.net), Angola’s largest Internet Exchange Point (IXP), today welcomed i3D.net as its first remote peering customer. i3D.net is a managed hosting provider specialising in online gaming that hosts tens of millions of players for game publishers on the Microsoft Xbox and Sony PlayStation networks. i3D.net joins 17 other companies at Angonix, Africa’s third largest IXP.

According to Darwin Da Costa, project manager at Angonix: “With the Remote Peering services from Angola Cables, online gamers in Angola will enjoy an improved gaming experience with a much reduced latency. It is the first phase as we look forward to eventually having i3D.net establish a local infrastructure in the country.” read more

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Ghana’s Casino Industry on The Rise – Will You Gamble or Invest?

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Study reveals why infrastructure should form part of the modern investment portfolio

Results show renewable energy could outperform property, and is less risky read more

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Maturation of Sub-Saharan Africa Hotel Sector Presents New Opportunities

Real estate consulting firm, JLL published the results of a sector report on hotel real estate on the continent at the 2017 Africa Hotel Investment Forum in Rwanda read more

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Marriott International continues extensive expansion in Africa

TARGETS OVER 200 HOTELS WITH MORE THAN 37,000 ROOMS BY 2022 EXPECTING TO GENERATE $8.5 BILLION OF CAPITAL INVESTMENT AND 50,000 DIRECT AND INDIRECT JOBS read more

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The Diminishing Impact of Terrorism

“Terrorism is an unfortunate “fact of life” that has plagued society throughout the whole of the last two millennia. However, in recent years an increasing number of attacks, across a wider part of the world, have led to a changing dynamic in relation to the impact of such attacks. Since January 2015 there have been, on average, two terror attacks and fifteen people killed every day, and that is excluding terror attacks in warn torn countries like Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. And yet you are still 5 times more likely to die from falling out of bed than a terror attack”, said David Harper. read more

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UNODC congratulates Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on his anti-corruption efforts

The UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) greatly appreciates the solid commitment shown by Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in confronting corruption in his own country and across the African Union. read more

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