Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2013-02-22 09:34
NEW YORK - NAMPA/AP
Sony is sharing its PlayStation 4 with the world, but there was no word on price or availability, other than a fl ash on the screen saying â€œComing holiday 2013â€.
The Japanese electronics giant unveiled their new gaming system this week, hyping the machine as a â€œsupercharged PCâ€ with the ability to effortlessly share interactive experiences, by instantly broadcasting video of gaming action or virtually handing out health potions to friends online.
About 20 000 troops and policemen from more than 30 countries are currently in Sudan’s western region of Darfur as part of the African Union-United Nations mission, Unamid.
Deployed in 2007, Unamid has a mandate to curb violence in Darfur, a region the size of France.
Deadly conflict there since 2003 has left tens of thousands of civilians dead.
Khartoum insists that unrest in Darfur has now ended, and that a referendum held there in April was a clear example of security returning to the war-scarred region. Read more about Sudan wants UN out
Rachel Kalipi, who has been dubbed the ‘Investments and Mahangu Cookie Queen’ by The Zone, started her mahangu-cookie business in 2015, but dabbled in estate investment, and invested in publicly owned and traded companies through the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) and the Namibian Stock Exchange (NSX) before that. Read more about From raw crop to baked cookie
The Namibian Art Performance Centres Association (NAPeCAs) is a non-profit organisation founded by Vic Hans Leu and Lis Hidber which endeavours to promote arts in the widest sense imaginable - particularly in disadvantaged communities - with the view to propelling them towards self-reliance and self-sufficiency. The centres in Tsumeb as well as those in other parts of the country are focused primarily on human development and job creation. Read more about APC, the hope of Tsumeb
South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is not being investigated for espionage for his part in establishing a surveillance unit in the revenue service during his time in charge, the state prosecutor said on Monday.
The head of the National Prosecuting Authority, Shaun Abrahams, asked South Africans to “stop deriving political mileage of this matter”, following media reports last week that the minister’s arrest was imminent. Read more about Gordhan safe, swears NPA boss
BMW South Africa unveiled its first solar carport at its head office in Midrand on Friday, which is used to recharge electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles.
It wanted to roll out another three solar carports at sites around the country, probably in Cape Town, Durban and Gauteng, Tim Abbott, the chief executive of BMW SA and sub-Saharan Africa, said.
“This is just the start. Why can’t it be 50 or 500?” Abbott asked. Read more about BMW launches solar power initiative in SA
Standard Bank yesterday confirmed it was a victim of a sophisticated, coordinated fraud incident.
The bank said in a statement the incident involved the withdrawal of cash using a small number of fictitious cards at various ATMs in Japan.
There has been no financial loss for customers, the bank said.
However, the loss to the bank is estimated at N$300 million.
This is prior to any potential recoveries that may serve to reduce the loss, the bank
Standard Bank said the relevant authorities have been alerted. Read more about Standard Bank victim of N$300m fraud in Japan