TECHNOLOGIES | TECHNOLOGIES

16-Nov-2018 to 10:28

ECA, AUC to host high-level digital identification meeting in Addis Ababa

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Union Commission (AUC) will on Sunday convene a high-level meeting on the need for Africa to embark on a digital identification drive.

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14-Nov-2018 to 10:22

Morocco: UNESCO commissions Rabat University data center

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — Morocco’s Center for Scientific and Technical Research (CNERST) has established a university datacenter, the first of its kind nationwide, to provide educational institutions with high performance computing and storage capabilities.

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14-Nov-2018 to 10:13

Morocco to launch Mohammed VI-B Satellite

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — Morocco will on November 21 launch the Mohammed VI-B earth observation satellite from the Kourou Space Centre launchsteo in French Guiana, the Ariane Space Group announced on Tuesday.

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12-Nov-2018 to 10:57

Uganda, Microsoft sign MoU on technology support

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — In a move to place digital transformation and innovation at the centre of Uganda’s national agenda, Uganda’s Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Microsoft East Africa.

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25-Oct-2018 to 14:15

Rwanda extends contract with Zipline for drone deliveries

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan government has extended the contract with the US-based robotics firm known as "Zipline" that is delivering emergency medical supplies by remotely-piloted aircraft or drones.

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24-Oct-2018 to 21:45

Morocco to host Artificial Intelligence confab

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has announced Morocco as the host of a forum on artificial intelligence (AI) in Africa.

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09-Oct-2018 to 16:06

Alibaba founder Jack Ma set to visit Rwanda

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Chinese business magnate and investor Jack Ma is scheduled to visit Rwanda on 31 October, to meet with local investors to explore opportunities available in various sectors, an authoritative source revealed Tuesday in Kigali.

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