“Each African village should create its own Tech Hub! “. According to the Minister of Youth and ICT, Jean Philbert Nsengimana, Rwanda must see the future in “Smart”. In this small Central African country where 60% of the population is under 25, technological innovation has emerged as a key sector of development. Example: in addition …

In order to contribute to the development of Côte d’Ivoire in the field of information and communication technologies, the Chinese company Huawei Technologies has promised an investment of 1 million dollars (500 million FCFA) in the country to over the next three years. The announcement was made on November 27, 2015 by Li Chang Y, …

Miragoâne, Haiti (HCNN) – A young Haitian, broke and unemployed, living in the southern city of Miragoane always dreamed of owning a car that he could never buy, so he decided that he would make his dream come true by building his own car without having a single penny, while a year later his work …

This $24m project is the first utility-scale, grid-connected, commercial solar field in east Africa that has increased Rwanda’s generation capacity by 6%. Photo: Sameer Halai/SunFunder/Gigawatt Global Rwanda has made a major stride in moving towards clean, renewable energy with the completion last year of a major solar plant, creating jobs and setting the country on …

The SABOUTECH Business Incubator is the result of a non-profit public-private partnership, whose mission is to improve the growth prospects and survival rate of Guinean SMEs. A business incubator is a structure where newly created companies are hosted and receive support, advice, services and networking during the first stages of their lives. SABOUTECH covers three …

CLIMATE – In a way, it will be the African “Off” of Cop 21 which will take place in Paris. From December 2 to 11, the “Land Of African Business” (or LAB), organized by the Ateliers de la Terre, will bring together African civil society and innovators from the heart of the French capital (at …

In 2016, Senegal will host the country’s first fiber optic manufacturing plant. The agreement relating to the establishment of this infrastructure was signed on November 25, 2015 between Yaya Abdoul Kane, the Minister of Posts and Telecommunications, representing the Senegalese government, the Association for the Development of the Photonic Industry of Korea from the South …

In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the company Flechtech Sarl presented to administrative authorities last July the very first tablets and Smartphones designed in the country. Called Motema, these devices have pockets with integrated solar panels. Dieudonné Kayembe, director of the company and figurehead of the digital ecosystem in the country, indicates that it …

A chemistry professor has developed a revolutionary coating. It is obtained from landfills in large cities. Plastic roads. The idea can make you smile, but it is very real. This road is located in the city of New Delhi in India. At first glance, this road is a road like any other, yet it contains …

“Hospital-in-.a-box” is an operating room complete with tools like defibrillators, ECG monitoring, anesthesia and surgical lighting. The objective of its inventor, Doctor Seyi Oyesola, is to enable rural populations to have access to healthcare, including that which is inaccessible by road. The portable hospital can be delivered by jeep or helicopter. It can also be …

Tigo DRC launched the monetary interconnection of two neighboring republics, the DRC and Rwanda. Now Mobile Money Tigo Cash is operational on both sides of the border of Rwanda and the DRC where a large volume of money transfers takes place. Thus, this interconnection is a concrete response to the need of Congolese and Rwandan …

On November 18, 2015, during a press conference organized as part of the celebration of the first anniversary of its 4G, the general manager of Gabon Telecom, announced the company’s transition to high speed. Abderrahim Koumaa (photo) announced the launch of 4G +, a prelude to 5G with a speed three times higher than 4G. …

Accessible only through Internet, the Tele-Ecole channel plans to increase its audience in Senegal. Its board of directors has decided to submit an official request for the acquisition of Digital terrestrial TV channel (DTT), Senegal’s Press Agency (APS in French) reveals citing a communiqué from the channel. “It is an official request for the acquisition …

The government communication unit informs that the Minister of Digital Economy and the Post, Pastor Ngoua N’Neme should take part in the symposium on indicators of Information and Communication Technologies (Tic) scheduled from November 30 to December 02 next in Japan. Indeed, the city of Hiroshima will host this symposium and the annual conference of …

Success story of a young Moroccan serial entrepreneur who has taken advantage of the benefits of the Internet. At only 15 years old, his name went around the world and interested the biggest companies in the world. Now at the age of 18, Amine ABOUD is the founder and entrepreneur of two companies. Between youth …