TECHNOLOGIES | TECHNOLOGIES

25-Nov-2019 to 12:17

Ethiopia to establish electronic world trade hub

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia and Alibaba Group on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish an Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP) hub in the east African nation.

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22-Nov-2019 to 18:07

Ethiopia to launch its first satellite in December

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia will launch its first ever satellite on December 17, 2019 with the help of China, the country’s Innovation and Technology minister has disclosed.

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08-Nov-2019 to 15:09

Amazon moots ‘edge location’ in Nairobi

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — American multinational technology company, Amazon on Friday announced it’s planning to set up an ‘edge location’ in the Kenyan capital Nairobi.

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01-Nov-2019 to 14:33

Sierra Leone launches digital innovation strategy

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone government will later on Friday unveil its national strategy on innovation as part of a large effort to digitalize the country’s governance infrastructure.

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25-Oct-2019 to 12:00

Rwanda signs deal with Russia to establish first ever Center for Nuclear Science

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan Government has signed a deal with the Russian public nuclear group Rosatom to establish first ever Center for Nuclear Science and Technology (CNST) with the latest technology of a 10 MW pool- type reactor, an official source confirmed Thursday in Kigali.

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23-Oct-2019 to 13:18

Kenyan IT pioneer to win social entrepreneurial commitment award

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel on Wednesday is expected to award Kenyan Juliana Rotich, an IT-pioneer for her outstanding social entrepreneurial commitment, during the German Africa Award Ceremony in Berlin.

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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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