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South Africa and Russia Mark 10 Years of Collaboration in Nuclear Research

PRETORIA, South Africa, Nov 30 2016 (PRESS RELEASE) -- South Africa and Russia will from Monday, 28 November, review their ten-year relationship in nuclear research. The two countries signed a bilateral agreement on joint nuclear research in 2005, which was followed by the signing of a bilateral agreement between the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR).

Read more... Wednesday, 30 November 2016 00:00
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Ghana-Russia Agree On Nuclear Energy Cooperation

PhotNBy Patience A. Gbeze, GNA
ACCRA, Ghana, Sept. 17, 2016 (GNA) - The Ghana-Russia Permanent Joint Commission for Cooperation (PJCC), has welcomed the agreement on cooperation in the field of the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes signed on June 2, 2015, in Moscow.

Read more... Saturday, 17 September 2016 14:06
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Chinese Technology in Africa

By Alfred Wong

PO, Paris, September 30, 2015 (Institut d’études politiques de Paris) -- Africa is currently experiencing a mobile revolution. Mobile phone subscriptions quintupled from 90 million in 2007 to 475 million in 2013, and is forecast to rise further to 930 million by 2019.[1] Chinese telecommunication companies, specifically Huawei and ZTE, play a significant role in this due to their rapid expansion in the continent. This made Huawei the largest telecoms equipment provider in Africa in 2012, and ZTE the fifth-largest.[2] This essay will explore the business and political causes of China’s telecommunications boom in Africa, as well as the economic, developmental and political consequences.

Read more... Wednesday, 30 September 2015 09:32
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Faced with power crisis, Africa looks to renewable energy technology

By Michael Malakata

LUSAKA, Zambia, July 21, 2015 (IDG News Service) -- African countries, driven by the need to power base stations for mobile phone operators in the face of serious power shortages, are starting to scoop up renewable energy technology.

Read more... Tuesday, 21 July 2015 15:47
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In Parts Of Africa, Cell Phones Are Everywhere And Landlines Barely Exist

By Damon Beres

AFRICA, April 22, 2015 (The Huffington Post) -- Cell phones are bringing parts of Africa into the digital age, allowing some regions to bypass landline development altogether. New surveys from the Pew Research Center show that the majority of adults in Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Ghana, Senegal, Nigeria and South Africa owned cell phones in 2014.

Read more... Wednesday, 22 April 2015 17:21
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Africa: Huawei to Africa - Build Mobile Broadband Networks for Digital Economy

By Emeka Aginam

LAGOS, Nigeria, July 16, 2014 (Vanguard) --- Barely three weeks after the launch of its latest flagship, Huawei P7 Ascend Smartphone, the President of Huawei, West African Region, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, Mr. Peng Song organized strategic engagement with its vendors and partners.

Read more... Wednesday, 16 July 2014 08:47
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