TECHNOLOGIES | TECHNOLOGIES

03-Sep-2019 to 21:03

World's 41-ton e-waste set to rise - Study

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Each year, the world's electronics industry generates up to 41 million tons of e-waste, but as the figure of consumers rises, and the durability of devices shrinks in response to the demand for the newest and best, that number could rise to 50 million tons in few years, specialized studies warn.

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03-Sep-2019 to 13:05

Liberian photographers: Swimming against the tide of new technologies

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Since IPhones came to Liberia, residents of the capital Monrovia who depend on photography to earn a living have been experiencing a serious downturn for their enterprises.

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31-Aug-2019 to 14:10

S/Africa: Accelerating digital transformation in Africa important - Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The UN International Telecommunication Union (ITU) should continue working with the African Telecommunications Union and Africa on initiatives and goals designed to bridge the digital divide in order to accelerate digital transformation in Africa, a senior official said on Friday.

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17-Jul-2019 to 12:13

Smartphone powered blockchain technology launched in Rwanda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The launching of smartphone powered by blockchain technology earlier this week in Rwanda made the news with a Singapore based startup technology company "Pundi X" unveiling the phone, XPhone, at the GSMA Mobile 360 Africa summit in Kigali.

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04-Jul-2019 to 08:42

Digital services: W/Bank provides $100m to rural Benin

APA-Cotonou (Benin) By Ulvaeus Balogoun — Rural populations in Benin will soon have easy access to digital solutions thanks to a World Bank support to the tune of $100 million.

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21-May-2019 to 11:34

Rwanda hosts 5th PASET Forum to build Africa’s scientific, technical skills

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The fifth Partnership for skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (PASET) Forum opened Monday in Kigali to build capacity for scientific and technical skills in Africa.

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15-May-2019 to 11:19

Rwanda: Humanoid Robot Sophia part of 2019 Transform Africa Summit

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Sophia, the world’s first Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered humanoid robot to have been granted citizenship, is part of the 5th Transform Africa Summit in Kigali, APA reported Wednesday here.

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