TECHNOLOGIES | TECHNOLOGIES

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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14-May-2019 to 10:20

Digital technology key to investment opportunities in Africa

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — A group of experts including policymakers, innovators, investors, entrepeneurs and tech giants from across Africa and beyond have expressed the belief that embracing information and communication technologies (ICTs) and enabling digital technologies, can yield more concrete steps for collaboration.

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10-Apr-2019 to 11:08

Mauritius lifts ban on Kenyan farm produce

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The government of Mauritius has lifted a ban on several Kenyan farm produce as the two countries signed agreements to enhance trade between them.

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23-Feb-2019 to 12:06

S/Africa to develop Africa’s largest tech hub - Minister

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The South African government is looking at developing the biggest tech hub in Africa, a coding and programming academy as well as co-working and co-creation spaces for the youth and start-ups in particular, APA has learnt.

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