TECHNOLOGIES | TECHNOLOGIES

18-Nov-2021 to 10:16

Rwanda partners Google to digitise service delivery

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda has partnered with global tech giant, Google, to accelerate the country’s digital transformation necessary for the growth of its innovation ecosystem, according to a statement seen by APA in Kigali on Thursday.

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27-Oct-2021 to 11:15

S/Africa launches its first hybrid vehicle

APA-Durban (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has launched and hailed the first-ever hybrid car made in his country as a “fine achievement” and “historic” moment.

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23-Oct-2021 to 08:51

Six African countries invest heavily on surveillance technology-Report

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Six African countries including Nigeria, Kenya, Sudan and Egypt are investing heavily in the latest surveillance technology to spy on business competitors, journalists, and other governments, a new report said on Friday.

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07-Oct-2021 to 10:06

Senegal to fully digitise customs clearance

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Customs procedures will soon be conducted entirely online in Senegal.

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23-Sep-2021 to 15:39

Rwanda to establish first ever drone academy by 2022

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda is looking to establish the first ever a drone academy by next year as a move to address some challenge of having few drone experts in the country by training experts locally, a senior government official was quoted by local media Thursday as saying.

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16-Aug-2021 to 11:15

Using artificial intelligence to map African cities

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Technology used to map Lusaka, Zambia is replicable in other African cities to upgrade informal settlements and achieve sustainable urban expansion.

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06-Aug-2021 to 12:29

Cote d'Ivoire: Electric bus to link Yopougon, Bingerville

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The Ivorian Ministry of Transport is currently preparing a call for tender for the implementation of a “Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)” project, an electric bus that will commute between Yopougon and Bingerville, a line that runs from the west to the east of Abidjan.

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