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Tokyo’s Africa aid birthday

The Japan International Cooperation Agency celebrated twenty years of international assistance to African countries at the United Nations University on 30 November. JICA’s African ...

    Vol 6 (AAC) No 2 |

Isao Matsumiya

Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan

After an earthquake and tsunami devastated its eastern coastline and caused meltdowns at the Fukushima reactors in March 2011, Japan shut down all but two of its nuclear power plan...

    Vol 5 (AAC) No 11 |

Toshiyuki Kato

Parliamentary Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Japan

In late August, Toshiyuki Kato led a Japanese business delegation to Congo-Kinshasa and Zimbabwe to discuss an expansion of trade and investment. The group represented the autom...

    Vol 5 (AAC) No 8 |

Kuniko Ozaki

Judge, International Criminal Court

Kuniko Ozaki is the presiding judge in next month’s trial at the International Criminal Court in The Hague of Kenya’s so-called ‘Ocampo 4’.

    Vol 5 (AAC) No 7 |

Akihiko Tanaka

President, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

In April, the Tokyo government named political science professor Akihiko Tanaka as President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency, the country’s development agency. He suc...

    Vol 5 (AAC) No 6 |

Masami Iijima

CEO and President, Mitsui & Co., Japan

Mitsui & Co., Japan’s second-largest trading company, is launching a global hunt for copper and coal assets with a war chest of US$17 billion.

Aggressive passivity

The government is tied in knots, but that has not stopped the armed forces from taking a more active role in international peacekeeping missions

Japan’s cycle of political instability and the long recovery from the tsunami and Fukushima nuclear crisis signal another year of inward focus for the governing elite. Prime Minist...

Plant a seed

Twenty-five years after its foundation in response to devastating Ethiopian famines, the Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA), a Japanese-funded non-governmental organisation, is look...

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