Urban Tech Selects Yardi Platform to Enhance Operations

Doha based real estate company will utilise cloud-based solution to manage mixed portfolio DOHA, Qatar, May 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Urban Tech, a subsidiary of Al Maadid Group, has selected Yardi® technology to manage its residential portfolio and commercial showrooms around Doha. Urban Tech will implement Yardi® Voyager for commercial and residential asset and property management; Yardi® Fixed Assets to improve logistics and fixed asset management; Yardi® RentCafe CRM to help turn leads…

Urban Tech Selects Yardi Platform to Enhance Operations

Doha based real estate company will utilise cloud-based solution to manage mixed portfolio DOHA, Qatar, May 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Urban Tech, a subsidiary of Al Maadid Group, has selected Yardi® technology to manage its residential portfolio and commercial showrooms around Doha. Urban Tech will implement Yardi® Voyager for commercial and residential asset and property management; Yardi® Fixed Assets to improve logistics and fixed asset management; Yardi® RentCafe CRM to help turn leads…

World Championships: Success for African women boxers

ISTANBUL— Five African fighters took home medals from the Women’s Boxing World Championships in the Turkish city of Istanbul, with three of them silver.On Thursday evening Algeria’s Imane Khelif and Mozambique’s Helena Panguane missed out on gold medals to take home silvers instead as they lost to Irish opponents.Moroccan heavyweight Khadija Mardi had a chance to go one better when she took on local boxer Sennur Demir in the final…

WHO expects more cases of monkeypox to emerge globally; 92 confirmed cases reported in 12 countries

GENEVA— The World Health Organization said it expects to identify more cases of monkeypox as it expands surveillance in countries where the disease is not typically found.As of Saturday, 92 confirmed cases and 28 suspected cases of monkeypox have been reported from 12 member states that are not endemic for the virus, the UN agency said, adding it will provide further guidance and recommendations in coming days for countries on…

African Union Chief Announces Visits to Moscow, Kyiv

Senegalese President Macky Sall said Sunday he would travel to Russia and Ukraine soon on behalf of the African Union, whose presidency he currently holds.The trip had been due to take place on May 18 but didn't go ahead due to scheduling issues and new dates have been put forward, Sall said at a joint press conference with visiting German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.He had received a mandate from the African…

Century-Old Canal Project Sparks Opposition in South Sudan

A petition to stop the revival of the 118-year-old Jonglei Canal project in South Sudan, started by one of the country's top academics, is gaining traction in the country, with the waterway touted as a catastrophic environmental and social disaster for the country's Sudd wetlands.It follows a series of calls within South Sudan's government to restart the project in order to prevent flooding and improve the region's infrastructure. The country's…

Sudanese youth killed in fresh anti-coup protest in Omdurman

A protester was killed in Omdurman, a Khartoum twin city on Saturday as the security forces opened fire to disperse an anti-coup demonstration.The 20-year-old protester was killed by a cartridge weapon the security forces used against the protesters, near the house of the former Prime Minister Ismail Alazhari in Omdurman.The Sudanese security forces did not issue a statement to explain the excessive use of violence or its circumstances. The Central…

S. Sudan’s Kiir backs homegrown remedies to political disputes

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has welcomed calls for home-grown solutions to settle disputes in politics as well as the military.The proposal came from Kenya’s High Representative for Infrastructure Development in Africa, Raila Odinga during Thursday’s inauguration of the Freedom Bridge, a $91million project funded by Japan’s aid arm (JUCA).“The advice he [Odinga] gave us should seriously be taken because of peace. When he shook hands with President Uhuru [Kenyatta],…