Japan News

2 camps differ on measures to curb trafficking in ivory

Cites allowed Japan and China in 1999 and 2008 respectively, to buy tusks in experimental sales that enabled traffickers to ply their trade because of the difficulty of distinguishing legal ivory from the one poached.

The East African , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

Despite Putin's swagger, Russia struggles to modernise its navy

It’s like in restaurants in Japan where there are models of the food.

Reuters , Africa Feb 21, 2019

‘Directors fly to Dubai as players await pay’: Kenyan rugby at crossroads ahead of polls

The coach said the game is in crisis, as evidenced by Kenya’s poor performance at the repechage, where the country failed to qualify for the Rugby World Cup in Japan, and the dwindling fortunes of the Kenya Sevens team in the World Sevens Series.

The Star , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

WATCH: Jean de Villiers feels Springboks ‘always have ability to up our game at World Cup’

Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA CAPE TOWN – While former Springbok captain Jean de Villiers reckons the 2019 Rugby World Cup is going to be a fiercely contested one, he believes Rassie Erasmus’ troops have what it takes to beat any team in Japan.

IOL , South Africa Feb 20, 2019

KCB sends customers to Japan-Tokyo for a business trip

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | In a bid to support growth of business for its customers, KCB Bank Uganda has organised a business trip for its business club customers who will travel to Tokyo, Japan from the March 2-12, 2019.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

“Phoenix-1B is a learning experience” – says UKZN’s developers

The objective is for South Africa to be counted among countries like Japan, Sweden, Norway, Brazil, the United States of America and Australia, who have their own indigenous sounding rocket programmes, and no longer rely on international launch services.

The South African , South Africa Feb 20, 2019

Fountain of youth? Study finds new anti-ageing compound in plant

In Japan, the slightly bitter leaves of the Ashitaba plant have long been considered healthy, and a new study has found the traditional belief may have good scientific grounds.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

Man City owners team with robot-makers to buy Chinese club

We are here for the long-term.” CFG is also the owner of Club Atletico Torque in Uruguay and has stakes in La Liga outfit Girona FC and Yokohama F. Marinos in Japan’s J-League.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 20, 2019

Super Rugby: Brumbies to ease Pocock back after concussion

Pocock’s health will be closely watched by the Wallabies ahead of the World Cup in Japan from September to November.

The South African , South Africa Feb 20, 2019

Man City owners buy Chinese club

CFG is also the owner of Club Atletico Torque in Uruguay, and has stakes in La Liga outfit Girona FC and Yokohama F. Marinos in Japan's J-League.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 20, 2019