21-Nov-2018 to 11:47

Morocco launches Mohammed VI-B Satellite

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — The Mohammed VI-B satellite was successfully launched Tuesday 21 November from the Kourou space base in French Guiana, according to the television footage broadcast live from the Moroccan capital Rabat.

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20-Nov-2018 to 14:15

ECA to establish legal digital identities in Africa

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the Omidyar Network have announced a partnership to establish legal digital identities in Africa.

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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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