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Ethiopian Railways Corporation picks Smith Detection Technology for security along the new Ethiopian-Djibouti railway route

05-16-2018 | 07:04:51
Ethiopian Railways Corporation has selected Smiths Detection technology to safeguard people and infrastructure on the vital new railway link between Ethiopia and the port at Djibouti.

PAR Technology subsidiary awarded $19.8 million U.S. Navy contract award in Djibouti

05-16-2018 | 06:51:25
PAR Technology Corporation has announced that its subsidiary, Rome Research Corporation, has been awarded a U.S. Navy SeaPort-e task order to provide telecommunications operations at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.

New Report: Frontier Technologies can boost progress in attaining SDGs

05-15-2018 | 17:45:00
According to the UNCTAD Technology and Innovation Report 2018 report, frontier technologies are converging through the increasing use of digital platforms to produce new combinatory technologies, accelerating the pace of change across multiple sectors.

Rosatom builds Center for nuclear science and technology in Zambia

05-15-2018 | 16:55:46
The Centre for Nuclear Science and Technology in Zambia will ensure wide application of radiation technologies in medicine, industry, and agriculture.

Technology group Voith opens new hydropower projects Hub in Ethiopia

05-15-2018 | 16:04:24
The new facility in Ethiopia will coordinate hydropower projects in nine countries in the east of the continent

Bridging the digital divide by empowering Girls in ICT

05-15-2018 | 14:26:00
The digital gap between men and women is widening and the divide is reinforcing socioeconomic inequalities

Mauritius holds first cloud camp

05-15-2018 | 13:31:00
Mr. Yogida Sawmynaden, the Minister of Technology, Communication, and Innovation said events such as Cloud Camps prepare participants to be doers rather than just learners and become agents of change.

Mastercard survey reveals significant cost savings for African firms switching from daily cash allowance to corporate cards

05-15-2018 | 11:52:00
A recent survey by Mastercard, a leading technology company in the global payments industry, revealed that organizations that switch from Per Diems to corporate card programs benefit from more efficient operational procedures.

World Bank Funds Centralised Uganda Government Cloud

05-15-2018 | 11:02:00
Through the Regional Communications Infrastructure Program (RCIP), a World Bank initiative, NITA-U has been able to access some funds to start building the Government Cloud.

Swarm Fund picks FarmCoin Venture to provide investment opportunities supporting Africa’s unbanked

05-15-2018 | 09:28:08
Swarm, the blockchain for private equity, has announced that it will make available an investment in the FarmCoin pan-African financial and commodities ecosystem via its marketplace.

American firm, TPG Growth, invests $47.5m to acquire Kenya's Cellulant

05-15-2018 | 08:51:00
The Rise Fund, a global impact investing fund managed by growth equity platform TPG Growth, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire a stake in Cellulant, a digital payments provider that reaches 40 million people across 11 African countries.

Nigerian Banks must deploy technology to adapt to regulatory changes and risk management - SAS

05-15-2018 | 08:29:00
As one of the most regulated industries in the world, banks are under pressure to not only comply with constantly changing regulations but also to modernise their systems.

KT completes construction of nationwide LTE network in Rwanda

05-15-2018 | 07:29:00
South Korea’s largest telephone company KT Corp. has completed the construction of the national LTE network of Rwanda, the first in Africa by the South Korean mobile operator.

[Cameroon] Camtel selects Friendly Technologies to improve subscribers’ quality of experience and reduce operation costs

05-15-2018 | 07:21:48
Cameroon's national telecommunications and Internet service provider, Camtel, has chosen Friendly Technologies' TR-069 ACS solution for remote management of the subscribers' Customer- provided equipment, CPEs.

TPG Growth acquires stake at Cellulant for $47.5 million

05-15-2018 | 07:08:23
The Rise Fund, a global impact investing fund managed by growth equity platform TPG Growth, has signed an agreement to acquire a stake in Cellulant, a digital payments provider that reaches 40 million people across 11 African countries.