SCIENCES | SCIENCE

27-May-2019 to 16:57

Ethiopia set for multi-spectral satellite launch

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia is set to launch a Multi-Spectral Remote Sensing Satellite ETRSS-1 into space in November 2019 after an agreement was signed to that effect between Addis Ababa and Beijing officials on Monday.

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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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