TECHNOLOGIES | TECHNOLOGIES

13-Jan-2020 to 10:47

Rwanda closes digital divide with launch of first ever satellite

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The latest launch of first ever satellite into low-earth orbit has been welcomed as an innovation aimed at extending broadband from urban areas further into remote regions where businesses, services and schools are starving for connectivity targeting undeserved remote rural communities.

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11-Jan-2020 to 15:02

What's with Ghana's space ambitions?

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Like other African nations involved in the race to send satellites into space with a view to changing and improving lives, Ghana is still imbued with a burning desire not to be left behind despite a minor setback.

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09-Jan-2020 to 19:25

Africa joins space race

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — Security, telecommunications, meteorology, navigation, resource and territory management, climate...Africans are sending more and more satellites into space. Why this sudden African ambition for space power?

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09-Jan-2020 to 19:18

Africa fires 41 satellites into space

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Since 1998, Africa has mustered a total of 41 satellites, 38 of which were sent into space by 11 countries on the continent, while three are the result of multilateral cooperation.

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09-Jan-2020 to 18:58

Ethiopia, Africa’s newest power in space!

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — By launching its first satellite on December 20, 2019, Ethiopia joined the exclusive club of the few African countries to have sent spacecrafts into space.

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02-Jan-2020 to 12:36

Cameroon fails to meet expectation of regional fiber optic project

APA - Yaoundé (Cameroon) — Cameroon has submitted a request to the African Development Bank (AfDB) to extend the fiber optic project in Central Africa, also known as the Central African Backbone (CAB), the national completion rate of which is estimated at 15 percent, the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications told APA on Thursday.

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23-Dec-2019 to 19:17

Rwanda to start investing in block-chain projects by 2020

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwandan ministry of ICT and Innovation will allocate part of its next year's budget to new projects focusing on technologies such as blockchain, robotics, artificial intelligence (AI) and big data initiatives, an official source confirmed Monday in Kigali.

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