UN Secretary-General urges concerted effort to achieve ‘sustainable energy for all’

 This year’s commemoration of Africa Industrialization Day shines a spotlight on the challenge of “Sustainable Energy for Accelerated Industrial Development”. Approximately 600 million people in...

South Africa and Democratic Republic of Congo in major energy deal

South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo are to sign a major hydropower project at the weekend which officials say will benefit both...

$500m fund for African infrastructure

The African Infrastructure Investment Fund 2, which focuses on infrastructure equity investments in sub-Saharan Africa, has announced its final close with commitments of US$500-million...

Q&A: Is Africa on the brink of a networked society?

Ericsson held a media briefing today 12 October 2011, to discuss  key findings in the ‘global economic impact of increased broadband speeds’ research report. Mobile data...

Djibouti: Solar Powered Community Stations Now Open

Doraleh, Djibouti / Dubai, United Arab Emirates: DP World's programme to develop health and educational capacity along transport corridors in Africa has taken another...

Zambia: Improving access to ICTs for development

This policy brief, published by Panos London, examines Zambia's successes and limitations in using information and communication technologies (ICTs) for development, and suggests how...

Sierra Leone to Host 2012 CTO Rural Connectivity Forum

Freetown — Sierra Leone has been unanimously nominated by 20 Commonwealth African countries to host the 2012 Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) Rural Connectivity Forum....

Google & World Bank partner to support Sudan

Google and the World Bank have joined hands towards supporting development in the war ravaged South Sudan with Diaspora-driven Mapathon. Following many years of civil...

South Sudan to receive infrastructure support from ADB

March 1, 2011 (JUBA) - The African Development Bank (ADB) is ready to provide support to the emerging independent state of South Sudan in...

Zimbabwe: Fibre Optic Internet cables will change lives

HARARE - Expectations are high in Zimbabwe following news that the landlocked southern African state is on the verge of being wired to the...

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