AFRICAN UNION SUMMIT TO ENDORSE AFRICA ICT MASTERPLAN

ADDIS ABABA, The African Union (AU) Summit holding later this month is expected to endorse a renewed push by African countries to rapidly spread high-speed internet to accelerate economic development in the continent.

The AU …

L’ASECNA s’apprête à déployer un ADS-B basé dans l’espace en Afrique occidentale et centrale

Aireon et l’Agence pour la sécurité de la navigation aérienne en Afrique et à Madagascar (ASECNA) intégreront la surveillance du trafic aérien en temps réel aux axes terrestre africains à forte circulation

MCLEAN, Virginie, 9 …

ASECNA to Deploy Space-Based ADS-B in Western and Central Africa

Aireon and Agency for Aerial Navigation Safety in Africa and Madagascar (ASECNA) will bring real-time air traffic surveillance to high-trafficked, terrestrial African corridors

MCLEAN, Virginia, Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Aireon announced today that it …

In Kenya, Struggling Potato Growers Ink a New Deal

KIPIPIRI, KENYA �Sitting on a rickety bench at his home in Kipipiri, in central Kenya, Samuel Macharia pulls a piece of paper from his pocket and proudly points to the signature at the bottom.

“This …

In Kenya, Struggling Potato Growers Ink a New Deal

KIPIPIRI, KENYA �Sitting on a rickety bench at his home in Kipipiri, in central Kenya, Samuel Macharia pulls a piece of paper from his pocket and proudly points to the signature at the bottom.

“This …

UN Chief Urges DRC Elections to Go Ahead as Scheduled

UNITED NATIONS �The U.N. secretary-general is urging authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo not to further delay general elections but to hold them, as promised, at the end of this year.

“In the current …

Insurers Leverage New Technologies and Reinvent Business Models to Reach Underserved Consumers, Report Finds

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion (CFI) and the Institute of International Finance (IIF), with the support of MetLife Foundation, today released a new report detailing the factors …

Dmitry Titov of Russian Federation Appointed to Lead Special Investigation into Attacks on Peacekeepers in Democratic Republic of Congo

The Secretary-General today announced the appointment of Dmitry Titov of the Russian Federation to lead a special investigation into recent attacks on peacekeepers and peacekeeping bases in the Beni territory of North Kivu Province, Democratic …

Dmitry Titov of Russian Federation Appointed to Lead Special Investigation into Attacks on Peacekeepers in Democratic Republic of Congo

The Secretary-General today announced the appointment of Dmitry Titov of the Russian Federation to lead a special investigation into recent attacks on peacekeepers and peacekeeping bases in the Beni territory of North Kivu Province, Democratic …