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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...


    13-Jun-2017 to 16:55

    Ethiopia to issue e-visa for international visitors

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian authorities have reportedly finalized preparations on the initial phase to start an e-visa service for international visitors to the east African nation.

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    22-May-2017 to 14:19

    Liberia's Information Minister opts for digital migration

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia's Information Minister Lenn Eugene Nagbe has said the world cannot experience reliable, effective, and productive television system, which caters to the current and emerging needs of the people, without digital migration.

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    22-May-2017 to 13:24

    Botswana gov’t configures Internet settings after virus attack

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government said Monday its Information and Communication Technology (ICT) teams are working round the clock to apply all the required patches as recommended to ensure they are configured to the right security level, after Botswana was attacked by an international virus.

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    17-May-2017 to 15:48

    How Jakarta became a smart city

    APA-Casablanca (Morocco) From special correspondent Edouard Touré in Casablanca, Morocco — The transformation of Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, into a sustainable city has been possible thanks to numerous initiatives, including the distribution of banking cards to vulnerable populations so that they have access to school and health care, the head of IT Development Jakarta Smart City, Prasetyo Andy Wicaksono, said Wednesday in Casablanca,.

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    16-May-2017 to 12:13

    Botswana affected by worldwide cyber attack

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — A worldwide computer virus called WannaCry affecting more than 150 countries since Friday, has led to a shut-down of government services in Botswana, APA learned in Gaborone Tuesday.

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    16-May-2017 to 08:53

    Botswana conducts study on measuring rain from mobile phones

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Researchers from the Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation (BITRI) are working on a study to validate the feasibility of using cellphone signals to measure rainfall patterns, APA has learnt.

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    11-May-2017 to 19:05

    Cameroon to host Int’l Digital Economy Forum in mid-May

    APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) — Some 200 delegates from various countries, including high-level experts, civil society and media representatives, will gather in Yaoundé from 15 to 17 May to attend the International Digital Economy Forum, official sources told APA.

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