Thursday, December 14, 2017

Opinion: Rwanda Is East Africa’s New Tech Development Star, Kenya Falling Behind

One month, two East African elections, and two very different approaches to the tech development that each nation admits is vital to their economic...

The internet is so slow in some African countries that it takes a whole...

Most countries with slow internet speeds are found in Africa, according to data from a global broadband speed league. Speed gaps puts the five fastest countries...

Somaliland telecoms minister protests about Somalia’s new telecoms law

The breakaway north-east African state of Somaliland is claiming that neighbouring Somalia is trying to assert authority over its telecoms sector through a new...

Dahabshiil CEO Glad Somalia Internet Outage Ends

Somalia's internet has returned after an outage of more than three weeks cost the Horn of Africa nation about $10 million a day, authorities...

Somalia’s internet outage costing country $10 million a day

Somalia's government says a widespread internet outage that began roughly two weeks ago is costing the Horn of Africa nation about $10 million each...

Anxiety as Safaricom suffers technical hitches, users unable to make calls, use internet

Safaricom customers were unable to make calls on Monday after the company experienced a technical fault on its network. Services were disrupted countrywide following the...
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MARK ZUCKERBERG LOOKS TO A POST-SMARTPHONE FUTURE AT FACEBOOK F8

Among the world’s biggest technology companies, Facebook is lacking in one key area: Unlike Apple, Alphabet’s Google, Amazon and Microsoft, Facebook has never produced...

SELF-HEALING SMARTPHONE-SCREEN MATERIAL CAN REPAIR SCRATCHES

The common sight of cracked and smashed smartphone screens could soon be a thing of the past thanks to the development of a new...

Astronomers discover 7 Earth-sized planets orbiting nearby star

Astronomers have found at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the same star 40 light-years away, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal...

Ethiopia says to launch satellite into orbit in 3 to 5 years

Ethiopia says it will launch a civilian satellite into orbit in three to five years to better predict weather conditions and for remote sensing...

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Exclusive – United States suspends aid to Somalia’s battered military over graft

The United States is suspending food and fuel aid for most of Somalia's armed forces over corruption concerns, a blow to the military as...

Somaliland President Fields New 23-Ministry Government

His Excellency the newly inaugurated President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, today, released his government's first roster of ministers and vice...

Somaliland hailed as it swears in new president

The self-declared republic of Somaliland has sworn in its fifth president, Muse Bihi Abdi. There was excitement and optimism on social media as citizens relished...