TECHNOLOGIES | TECHNOLOGIES

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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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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