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    22-May-2019 to 16:26

    IAU tells Ethiopia to name new astronomical find

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has given Ethiopia the chance to name the newly discovered giant astronomical object.

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    15-May-2019 to 18:15

    African economies will largely be transformed by ICTs- Kenyatta

    APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday called on African countries to prioritize the integration of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in their development plans because they hold immense economic transformation potential.

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    13-May-2019 to 22:14

    Rwanda, Morocco reach nuclear energy consensus

    APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda and Morocco have reached a significant consensus on bilateral ties in the use of nuclear energy to advance the two countries' economic development, an official source disclosed to APA in Kigali on Monday.

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    02-May-2019 to 12:41

    Rwanda inaugurates first ever Data Science Campus

    APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente on Thursday launched the first ever Data Science Campus with the main mission to investigate the use of new data sources including administrative data and big data for public good.

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    14-Apr-2019 to 20:39

    S/African minister urges youth ‘to get connected’ to ICT

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has encouraged the youth in her country to have interest in technology and social media during a Freedom Walk and Economic Opportunities Expo held in the Eastern Cape Province.

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    12-Mar-2019 to 16:42

    EAC regional scientists to siphon nitrogen from Lake Victoria

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Scientists from International Nitrogen Management Systems (INMS), Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) University of Nairobi, Kenyatta University, Makerere University in partnership with Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) collectively reflected on strategies of harnessing nitrogen for productivity in Lake Victoria Basin region.

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    14-Jan-2019 to 12:51

    S/Africa earns recognition for space science role

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has been recognised as a leading player in the space science sector, with the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) being selected by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) as a “designated regional provider of space weather information to the entire aviation sector using African airspace”.

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