06-Oct-2017 to 13:06

Rencontres Africa 2017 discusses digital economy

APA-Tunis (Tunisia) From APA Special Correspondent Omar Dieng — The importance of the digital economy in Africa’s development was at the heart of a panel discussion at the Rencontres Africa in Tunis on Thursday, with the debaters submitting that the development of this sector depends heavily on infrastructure and the related regulatory framework.

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15-Sep-2017 to 16:13

Ethiopia’s telecoms to block 2.7M cloned mobile phone sets

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethio telecom has warned that it will block all cloned mobile telephone sets if clients failed to change them within a year.

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13-Sep-2017 to 19:01

Senegal’s written press misses opportunities of digital age - Scholar

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegalese newspapers have "missed the opportunities of the digital age" as they have not created technological innovations to depart from the all-out use of paper, Professor Abdoulaye Sakho, a lecturer at Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar (UCAD) has said.

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28-Aug-2017 to 15:00

Ethiopia set to launch communication satellite - Official

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia is ready to launch a communication satellite into space after years of preparations, a senior official announced on Monday.

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26-Aug-2017 to 14:45

Internet society chief urges digital integration of African nations

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The African Regional Director of the NGO Internet Society, Dawit Bekele on Friday urged the authorities on the continent to work toward digital integration, which could facilitate regional economic integration.

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09-Aug-2017 to 16:55

Tanzania shuts down pumping stations without EFD machines

APA Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) — The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) has shut down 241 petrol stations across the country that have not installed the Electronic Fiscal Petrol Printers.

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09-Aug-2017 to 13:42

Mozambique unveils largest employment platform

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security (MITESS) has launched the country’s largest public electronic employment service, aimed at replacing manual procedures, APA can report on Wednesday.

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