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    • Sierra Leone: Press focuses on run-off election

      APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leonean newspapers on Friday focus on the pending presidential run-off election, notably preparations of the two contending political parties and a court action threaten...

    • Gates Foundation invests over $1bn on healthcare in Nigeria

      APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Co-Chair, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Bill Gates, says his Foundation has invested over $1 billion in Nigeria’s healthcare system.

    • Swaziland braces for floods

      APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland's National Disaster Management Agency and the Meteorological Services Department warned on Friday that ongoing rains might result in flooding in parts of the country duri...


    09-Nov-2017 to 17:16

    Morocco to launch second reconnaissance satellite in 2018

    APA-Rabat (Morocco) — Following Wednesday’s launch of Morocco’s first observation satellite, a second launch is planned for 2018, according to reports seen by APA.

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    07-Nov-2017 to 19:43

    Morocco to launch first observation satellite Wednesday

    APA-Rabat (Morocco) — Morocco will on Wednesday at 01:42 GMT put into orbit its first observation satellite from the Kourou space base in French Guiana.

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    06-Oct-2017 to 13:06

    Rencontres Africa 2017 discusses digital economy

    APA-Tunis (Tunisia) From APA Special Correspondent Omar Dieng — The importance of the digital economy in Africa’s development was at the heart of a panel discussion at the Rencontres Africa in Tunis on Thursday, with the debaters submitting that the development of this sector depends heavily on infrastructure and the related regulatory framework.

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    15-Sep-2017 to 16:13

    Ethiopia’s telecoms to block 2.7M cloned mobile phone sets

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethio telecom has warned that it will block all cloned mobile telephone sets if clients failed to change them within a year.

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    13-Sep-2017 to 19:01

    Senegal’s written press misses opportunities of digital age - Scholar

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegalese newspapers have "missed the opportunities of the digital age" as they have not created technological innovations to depart from the all-out use of paper, Professor Abdoulaye Sakho, a lecturer at Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar (UCAD) has said.

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    28-Aug-2017 to 15:00

    Ethiopia set to launch communication satellite - Official

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia is ready to launch a communication satellite into space after years of preparations, a senior official announced on Monday.

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    26-Aug-2017 to 14:45

    Internet society chief urges digital integration of African nations

    APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The African Regional Director of the NGO Internet Society, Dawit Bekele on Friday urged the authorities on the continent to work toward digital integration, which could facilitate regional economic integration.

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