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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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    11-May-2017 to 16:49

    Botswana’s ex-president opposes using electronic voting machines

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s former President Sir Ketumile Masire has advised the government to desist from using the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the upcoming general elections, APA learned Thursday.

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    09-May-2017 to 16:20

    Over 600m people in Africa without electricity - ECA

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The acting Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UN ECA), Abdalla Hamdok, has said more than 600 million people in Africa are living without access to electricity, and households continue to rely on traditional biomass for cooking.

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    08-May-2017 to 21:42

    Gambia’s QCell launches 4G-LTE in the country

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — QCell, a private GSM operator, has launched the 4G-LTE (fourth generation mobile technology) in The Gambia.

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    26-Apr-2017 to 18:47

    Namibia hosting ID4Africa annual gathering

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Close to 900 delegates from 43 African nations and 20 international development agencies are attending the ID4Africa’s 3rd Annual Conference on Government Forum on Electronic Identity in Africa, which started on Tuesday in Windhoek.

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    26-Apr-2017 to 16:41

    Internet use by Kenyan enterprises at 90.2 percent - report

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Internet connection among Kenyan enterprises is high at 90.2 percent, the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics and the Communications Authority of Kenya said on Wednesday.

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