Kenya, China launch Ksh. 0.8 Billion Digital TV Project

By Amos Njau The Government of Kenya through the Ministry of Information Communication and Technology (ICT) and The Chinese Government has rolled out the 10,000 Villages Digital Television Project that will see beneficiaries across the 47 counties get access to satellite television services. This being one of the ten Cooperation plans announced during the 6th Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) announced in 2015 in Johannesburg South Africa by the President of China Mr. Xi Jinping and attended byHeads of State and Government, Heads of Delegation, the Chairperson of the African…

Afreximbank to sponsor Africa Innovation Summit (AIS)

The Africa Innovation Summit will take place from 6 to 8 June 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda The Africa Innovation Summit (AIS) is delighted to announce and welcome the Afreximbank as a GOLD Sponsor. AIS acknowledge the commitment of Afreximbank to Africa and this important initiative to promote and support a new framework for innovation on the continent. The Africa Innovation Summit will take place from 6 to 8 June 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda, under the esteemed patronage of His Excellency President Paul Kagame and Pedro Pires (ex-President of Cabo Verde).…

South Sudan: Thousands of men, women and lacks basic needs

Since the end of April, the conflict-ravaged counties of Leer and Mayendit in the north of South Sudan have once again been wracked by violence Thousands of people caught between the frontlines in South Sudan are unable to reach basic services including food, water and essential healthcare says the medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders (MSF). Since the end of April, the conflict-ravaged counties of Leer and Mayendit in the north of South Sudan have once again been wracked by violence. Men, women and children are enduring extreme…

Parliament contributes to gear South Africa for the 4th Industrial Revolution

Parliament has taken up the challenge of keeping the Fourth Industrial Revolution on the national agenda and track progress made by every societal player. The South African Parliament is hosting a Round Table discussion on the Fourth Industrial Revolution which is aimed at affirming the centrality of Parliament in ensuring that the vast majority of people benefit from the fast-growing role of technological innovations and convergence in South Africa. The roundtable discussions scheduled for tomorrow, 31 May 2017 in Parliament, is one of a series of high-level engagements of leading…