South Sudan gets first fibre broadband network

Liquid Telecom will implement and operate South Sudan’s first fibre broadband network, connecting the country to the “One Africa” broadband network, which is approaching 70,000km...

Meganne Lorraine Ceday Boho from Cote d’Ivoire wins the prestigious Diana Award

Meganne Lorraine Ceday Boho from Côte d'Ivoire has been recognised with the highest accolade a young person can achieve for social action or humanitarian efforts...

Rwanda: showing what is possible in Africa with responsible leadership

By Teddy Totimeh for The New Times I was in Kigali, Rwanda for three days, in the presence of leaders and influencers that only the Eisenhower Fellows can pull...

Fusing IT and business to dish up a digital transformation treat

It is unlikely to have escaped your attention that the culinary world is witnessing an explosion of fusion cuisine, with chefs mixing various cooking...

Ethiopia moves closer to opening mobile market

Written by Chris Donkin for Mobile World Live Ethiopia’s parliament approved a law to create an independent telecommunications regulator, as the country presses on with plans to...

Interview: Ethiopia can be starting point for Africa investment

By Yi Whan-woo for Korea Times Solidarity is the driving force behind African countries that launched a single economic bloc last year and which aim...

Africa defies global slump as foreign direct investment rises

According to UNCTAD’s World Investment Report 2019 Africa defied global slump as its foreign direct investment rose by 11% from the previous year, as flows to the...

Ethiopia to commence work on Africa’s largest independent power projects

Work is due to begin in September on two large-scale geothermal projects in Ethiopia that may eventually produce 1GW of electricity at a cost...

Top 5 countries leading East Africa’s Growth

According to the East Africa Economic Outlook 2019 by the African Development Bank (AfDB), East Africa’s real GDP grew last year by an estimated...

Energy Access: Africa Energy Forum calls for more effective support for mini-grids in Africa

According to a 2018 report by the International Energy Agency, sub-Saharan Africa has the lowest energy access rates in the world. About 600 million...