Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Kenya Partners with Djibouti to Construct US $59m Submarine Cable

Kenya has announced plans to partner with Djibouti to construct Kenya’s fifth submarine cable at a cost of US $59m. The Director of Shared Services...

DARE1 Survey Completed, Additional Station Planned for Bosaso

'Manufacturing of the undersea cables and repeaters will begin in April 2019 and the system will be ready for commercial traffic in June 2020.' "..We...

Tech Is Splitting the U.S. Work Force in Two

A small group of well-educated professionals enjoys rising wages, while most workers toil in low-wage jobs with few chances to advance. It’s hard to miss...

Can Innovation work in crisis-affected areas? The Somalia Case

Somalia has lately been hitting the headlines for all the right reasons. Two of the world’s leading broadcasters – the BBC and Reuters – have hailed the country’s...

Special Report: Inside the UAE’s secret hacking team of U.S. mercenaries

Two weeks after leaving her position as an intelligence analyst for the U.S. National Security Agency in 2014, Lori Stroud was in the Middle...

Can Saudi Arabia produce ballistic missiles? Satellite imagery raises suspicions

Satellite images suggest that Saudi Arabia has constructed its first known ballistic missiles factory, according to weapons experts and image analysts, a development that...

A meteor hit the moon during the lunar eclipse. Here’s what we know.

In what may be a first-of-its-kind event, a flash of light seen during totality has astronomers on the hunt for a new crater on...

DNA scientist who said genes cause different IQ results for black and white people...

A Nobel-Prize winning DNA scientist who was sacked for his racist views has been stripped of his final honorary titles after he repeated his...
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Canada: Hamda Ali, Alberta, discovers new diamond extraction method

An Alberta teenager has discovered a new way to extract diamonds that might otherwise be destroyed by current harvesting techniques. Hamdi Ali is a 17-year-old...

East Africa must harness a digital financial services ecosystem

The East African Community ecosystem for digital financial services has shown exponential growth over the years, with active users and active agents increasing 60-fold...

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Both Somalia, Somaliland Resort to Unsubstantiated Claims to Mitigate Livestock Export Fiasco

Using young media people, some of whom are suspected of being in its payroll, Somalia is sponsoring lies by the dozen purporting to its...

Great Hope for Reclaiming Sovereignty for the 28-year-old Somaliland Republic

IN SUMMARY We have been functioning as a government for 28 years with a constitution, judiciary, national currency and a flag. We had formed...

Trump’s tweets against liberal congresswomen called racist

Starkly injecting race into his criticism of liberal Democrats, President Donald Trump said four congresswomen of color should go back to the “broken and...