Rwanda’s Dependence On Foreign Aid Drops 45 Percent

Rwanda's dependence on foreign aid fell from 86 per cent in 2000 to 45 per cent in 2010, according to a new report from...

African Leaders Progress with Action Against Malaria

African Heads of State and Government and international partners convened at the United Nations General Assembly meeting on September 19 to launch a new,...

FAWEZA’s mobile libraries: Enhancing reading culture

Lack of access to reading materials is sighted as one of the contributing factors to the poor reading culture in schools in Zambia.  The...

Bharti airtel gets 2G, 3G licences in Rwanda

NEW DELHI: Expanding its footprint in Africa, Bharti airtel will operate 2G and 3G mobile services in Rwanda for which it has announced an...

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....

Biking for a better world

Do you take the car, train or bicycle to work? We have so many choices getting from A to B that it’s hard to...

BAE agrees to payment of Tanzania fine

Following select committee criticism, arms company pledges to make long-awaited payment of £29.5m for education projects.  BAE systems has agreed to pay immediately the...

Teacher’s 60,000km drive to bring laptops to rural Africa

DUBAI // Bouncing over rugged terrain in a four-wheel-drive vehicle equipped with solar panels, a tent and a fridge, Tamin-Lee Connolly has begun her...

African nations make push for rural connectivity

Zambia: As the demand for effective communication in Africa grows, governments are stepping up efforts to roll out mobile and Internet connectivity to rural...

Indian business delegation to tap Africa’s IT market

ACCRA: An Indian business delegation is to visit Nigeria and Ghana as part of an African tour in order to tap into the continent's...

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