TECHNOLOGIES | TECHNOLOGIES

23-Oct-2021 to 08:51

Six African countries invest heavily on surveillance technology-Report

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Six African countries including Nigeria, Kenya, Sudan and Egypt are investing heavily in the latest surveillance technology to spy on business competitors, journalists, and other governments, a new report said on Friday.

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07-Oct-2021 to 10:06

Senegal to fully digitise customs clearance

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Customs procedures will soon be conducted entirely online in Senegal.

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23-Sep-2021 to 15:39

Rwanda to establish first ever drone academy by 2022

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda is looking to establish the first ever a drone academy by next year as a move to address some challenge of having few drone experts in the country by training experts locally, a senior government official was quoted by local media Thursday as saying.

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16-Aug-2021 to 11:15

Using artificial intelligence to map African cities

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Technology used to map Lusaka, Zambia is replicable in other African cities to upgrade informal settlements and achieve sustainable urban expansion.

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06-Aug-2021 to 12:29

Cote d'Ivoire: Electric bus to link Yopougon, Bingerville

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The Ivorian Ministry of Transport is currently preparing a call for tender for the implementation of a “Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)” project, an electric bus that will commute between Yopougon and Bingerville, a line that runs from the west to the east of Abidjan.

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08-Jul-2021 to 23:50

Sub-Saharan Africa offering bright prospects for 5G

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The countries of sub-Saharan Africa will have 70 million subscribers to 5G in five years, according to Ericsson’s Mobility Report seen by APA on Thursday.

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16-Jun-2021 to 11:29

Morocco’s HRC urged to focus on new technologies on human rights

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — The Human Rights Council (HRC) should pay special attention to the impact of new technologies on human rights, Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita said on Tuesday.

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