IT & TELECOMMUNICATIONS

MrOrangeflower via Wikimedia Commons
SES, Facebook deal to provide broadband connectivity in Africa

Satellite operator, SES S.A. has announced a satellite broadband deal with Facebook to provide high-speed broadband connectivity services to Sub-Saharan Africa. The agreement will support Facebook's Express Wi-Fi programme that is part of their Internet.org initiative.

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

The Guardian Nigeria launches online TV platform
The Guardian Nigeria launches online TV platform

Nigeria's The Guardian newspaper, launched its online TV platform, Guardian TV this week. Guardian TV will provide exclusive video interviews, as well as up-to-the-minute videos from across the world, and will be available on virtually any device that has an internet connection, including personal computers, tablets, smartphones, and Smart TVs.

2 days ago

AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE & FORESTRY

KKB via Wikimedia Commons_Burkina Faso: cotton harvest in Dourtenga
Top African producer bans GM cotton

Ouagadougou: Burkina Faso, Africa's top cotton producer and the sole West African nation to venture into biotech farming, is dropping genetically modified (GM) cotton on quality grounds.

26 Apr 2016

IT & TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Egypt to host Techne Summit 2016
Egypt to host Techne Summit 2016

Techne Summit 2016 will launch this year once again in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria in Egypt on 7 and 8 May.

25 Apr 2016