Tag: New technologie in Africa

Thanks to a ceremony organized on 11th June 2015, the telephony operator repeated its determination to contribute to the best coverage of the national territory and a bigger connectivity with the rest of the world. Gabon Telecom recently repeated its promise to make of Gabon, one of the countries of Africa the most advanced in terms of penet ...
The country of Bonus Yayi was ranked 23rd in Africa and 149th at the world level by the ITU ICTS index 2014. Considered thus as one of the least effective countries on the continent regarding Information and communication technologies (ICTS), Benin is trying to regain prestige by putting a lot into the sector. For the Beninese authorities ...
The of mobile telephony company, MTN Cameroon, signed on Wednesday, 11th March 2015 in Yaoundé, an agreement with the Cameroonian government for the operation of the third and the fourth generation technologies (3G / 4G) on its network. The license granted to the company, in force since 15th February 2015, is valid until 2030. Up to date, ...
Ivory Coast wants to make up its deficit in digital maturity in order to be at the forefront of the information and communication technologies (ICTS). The Ivorian government has just launched an ambitious project called "One citizen, one computer + an internet connection". The launching ceremony was chaired on Thursday by the Head of Stat ...
The American giant, Google, announced the next establishment of its antenna in Kinshasa. The news was given by Tidjane Deme, in charge of the African French-speaking office for Google during an audience granted to him by Thomas Luhaka, deputy Prime Minister and Congolese minister of the Post offices, Telecommunications, New information and c ...
The Moroccan ICTS market should register a positive growth of 8,5 % in 2015, giving so to the Kingdom a leading role in the race propelling thus the market of North Africa with innovative investments. According to the report from the International Data Corporation (IDC), presented during a conference on Tuesday, 27th January 2015 in Casablan ...
Gemalto, world leader in the digital security, announces the opening of an office in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, to well answer the local requests from its customers in West Africa. This establishment joins the strategy of the group to be a global actor available at the local level, as shown by it its 85 offices spread in 44 countries worldwide. I ...
According to James Mwangi, the CEO of Equity Group, Equitel, the virtual telephone company of the group, specialized in the mobile money, will have 5 million users before June 2015. It is the challenge settled by the company declares to have already registered 450 000 costumers. Equity Group is confident regarding the lifting by the justice of ...
The sector of the ICTS of Nigeria attracted more than 6 billion dollars in direct foreign investments during the last three years; it is what asserted Omobola Johnson (photo), the Minister for the ICTS in Nigeria during a ministerial meeting in Abuja. Information reported by Afriquinfos. According to Mrs. Johnson quoted by the site, the tele ...
The Year 2015 is promising for the telecommunications users in Nigeria. After the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) that announced it will work twice as hard to protect the interests of the customers, it's now the turn of the government, through the ministry of information and communication technologies, to announce an improvement of the ...
"In Africa, the number of customers in the mobile telephony doubled these recent five years and will reach 69.3 % at the end of 2014. The next challenge to face is to give everybody the access to Internet. According to the estimations of the ITU, about 40 % of the world population and 33 % of the population in developing countries will be conne ...
"Making of Benin the digital hub of Africa"; this vision from the government was at the heart of three day activities that took place in the Congress of Cotonou within the framework of the fourth edition of the Internet week. Among main themes discussed during the panels having filled the three day reflections, we can note the challenges rel ...
The electoral revolution in Africa is underway. After Namibia that voted on 28th November of this year on touchscreen within the framework of the election its President and members of parliament, for an experience that showed spectacular results, it is the turn of Senegal that plans to set up, before 2015, a system for smart ID and voting cards ...
The Prosuma group, the Nr1 in distribution in Ivory Coast, announced on 5th December to have signed a partnership with the leader in cash-to-goods payment, Afrimarket. The Ivorians from the Diaspora can henceforth use the Afrimarket solution to pay directly from a distance the shopping of their close relations in Abidjan, in various brands of t ...
 The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has just revealed its last ranking of the most developed African countries according to its ITC Development Index (IDI).The latter that combines 11 index into a single reference measure serving to watch over and compare the evolution of ICTS worldwide, place Maurice in the 1st position with an a ...
Starting its 10 years, Africa Telecom Group has launched TamTam, a new economic model for high-speed Internet development in Africa. TamTam is the first turnkey Hotspot system coupling satellite and Wi-Fi that allows each and every one to become closeness Internet service provider without any cost of operations other than the local energy ne ...
Africa Top Success reported it that digital economy occupies an important place in "Emergent Gabon" project for the Gabonese president, Ali Bongo. Since 10th October, Gabon has operated a small revolution by becoming the first country of Central Africa moving to 4G thanks to the telephony operator, Gabon Telecom. Since 11th October, the subs ...
ICTS (Information and Communication Technologies) have become over time an essential tool for educational system. If in Togolese big cities the access to computer is more or less easy, such is not the case in the far distant villages where electricity is seldom available. In order to reduce the digital fracture and give the same chance to childr ...
The Ghanaian RLG company proceeded a few weeks ago to the presentation of Uhuru Classic, a new generation Smartphone made by the aforementioned company. The hone compatible with Google and Android applications 4.2.1, is sold at 200 dollars, a competitive price on Smartphones market in Africa. Uhuru phones are equipped with protection against ...
The Ivory Coast government has just made a great step in the process of modernization of its public services. It proceeded on Friday to a restitution session of the national document eFonctionpublique Strategy on the digital reform of Ivory Coast public services. The objective of the meeting was the validation of the documents that will facilit ...
The Indian group of telecommunications, Bharti Airtel signed a contract with the VeriFone Mobile Money Company for the supply of its trade application for payment by mobile "Tap n Pay" in 17 countries of Africa where Airtel operates. According to Chidi Okpala, the manager of Airtel Money, with the VeriFone "Tap n Pay" secured application, Ai ...
Efficiency and transparency are the motto that will henceforth guide the supply system of Kenya. Indeed, the Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta just launched an electronic payment and supply system. According to the explanations of Mr. Kenyatta, electronics supply will guarantee that public financial resources are carefully used and achieve ...
Ivory Coast Minister of Interior and of safety, Hamed Bakayoko very present on social networks has just launched a competition for the young Ivory Coast entrepreneurs. Until 31st July, candidates should apply on-line on a platform dedicated to that purpose. In the end, 10 projects will be selected and will benefit "from a special support". Here ...
At the age of 25, Arthur Zang is a young prodigy who is going to help save thousands of lives in African suffering from cardiac pathology. This young Cameroonian engineer created Cardiopad, the first medical touchpad made in Africa. The famous Forbes magazine underlined: "in innovation, he represents what Africa has better". Arthur Z ...
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