TECHNOLOGY

LS telcom, Inc. announces sale of LS OBSERVER Spectrum Monitoring Systems to Liberia

LS telcom, Inc. announces sale of LS OBSERVER Spectrum Monitoring Systems to Liberia

INTERNATIONAL, TECHNOLOGY
LICHTENAU, Germany LS telcom, Inc. (LStelcom.com), a worldwide leader in Spectrum Management and Spectrum Monitoring solutions, today announced the installation of multiple LS OBSERVER sensor-based monitoring stations for the Liberian Telecommunications Authority (LTA). The purchase of the systems was facilitated through the non-governmental organization (NGO) NetHope as part of a USAID technology package for the country. Following the Ebola crisis in 2014-2015, improvement in communications was identified as a top priority for the country. Working together with USAID, NetHope selected LS telcom as the superior technology solution for LTA’s requirements. The acquisition of the LS OBSERVER technology provides LTA with the foundation of spectrum monitoring capability i
Rwanda Implements the IMF’s Enhanced General Data Dissemination System

Rwanda Implements the IMF’s Enhanced General Data Dissemination System

TECHNOLOGY
WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America On September 22, 2017, the authorities of Rwanda began publishing important macroeconomic data on the website of the National Institute of Statistics—the National Summary Data Page(NSDP). This marks the culmination of recent efforts by the principal statistical agencies working together to publish the data recommended under the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) enhanced General Data Dissemination System (e-GDDS), while utilizing the Statistical Data and Metadata Exchange. In support of these efforts, a staff team from the IMF’s Statistics Department visited Kigali during July 12-18, 2017 to assist with the implementation of the e-GDDS. Publication of essential macroeconomic data through the new NSDP will provide national polic
HON. OKELLO ADDRESSES FIRST SUMMIT OF THE ORGANISATION OF ISLAMIC COOPERATION ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY.

HON. OKELLO ADDRESSES FIRST SUMMIT OF THE ORGANISATION OF ISLAMIC COOPERATION ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY.

TECHNOLOGY, UGANDA
Astana, Kazakhstan   Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in charge of International Affairs, Hon. Henry OryemOkello, has called upon the OIC Summit on Science and Technology to increase funding in Science and Technology Research and Development in Universities and Institutions funded by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), including Islamic University in Uganda. Hon. Okello who is leading a 9-person delegation is attending the First Summit of the OIC on Science and Technology which runs from 9-11th September 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan. He made the remarks on September 10th, during the inaugural and first working session during which heads of high-level foreign delegations and international organizations delivered their statements. The Astana Summit has been des
Major Gaming industry leaders confirmed to speak at the world class Gaming Africa Conference

Major Gaming industry leaders confirmed to speak at the world class Gaming Africa Conference

AFRICA, TECHNOLOGY
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa Clarion has published the Agenda for the inaugural Gaming Africa Conference, which is taking place across 24 and 25 October in Johannesburg. The agenda, for the free-to-attend business event, is available to download from the dedicated website, www.GamingAfrica.za.com. Created as a networking opportunity for both the industry and its regulators to share knowledge and best practice, Gaming Africa will feature thought leaders including Edgar Agaba, CEO, Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board Uganda, Lanre Gbajabiamila, Director General, National Lottery Commission of Nigeria, James Mbalwe, Director General, Gaming Board of Tanzania and Jean Claude Mushmire, Head of the Services Industry Development Policy, Rwanda Ministry of Trade and Industry. Clarion will
Toshiba Concludes Package Deal Agreement on Geothermal Power Generation

Toshiba Concludes Package Deal Agreement on Geothermal Power Generation

INTERNATIONAL, TECHNOLOGY
TOKYO, Japan Toshiba has concluded a package deal agreement for equipment supply for geothermal power plants in Turkey Subject to steam conditions, etc., Toshiba is given preferential negotiation rights for supplying steam turbines and generators for three plants Toshiba Corporation (www.Toshiba.com) (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that it has concluded a package deal agreement (PDA) with Zorlu Energy Group (Zorlu.com.tr/en), an independent power producer and member of Turkey's Zorlu Holdings, for the supply of steam turbines and generators (STGs) for geothermal power plants that Zorlu Energy Group develops to construct in Turkey. Under the terms of the PDA, Zorlu Energy Group will investigate steam flow, pressure levels and so on in three locations where Zorlu Energy Group plans...

Air Seychelles Introduces State-of-the-Art Passenger Handling Technology

TECHNOLOGY
 VICTORIA, Seychelles Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, will be introducing SITA’s state-of-the-art common-use passenger processing systems (CUPPS) at Seychelles International Airport from today. This investment provides greater flexibility for international airlines operating from the airport by allowing them to share common-use terminal equipment for check-in and boarding. The airline – which provides ground-handling services to airlines operating from Seychelles International Airport – is currently upgrading its technology to ensure a smooth travel experience every step of the way. The upgrade is being performed in partnership with the Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority and SITA, a global technology provider to the air transport i

Africa TechNet stakeholders of the fight against climate change

TECHNOLOGY
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast On the initiative of United Cities and Local governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) the Constituent General Assembly of the Network of Chief Technical Officers of Cities and Territories of Africa (Africa TechNet) was held from 03 to 05 July 2017 at Ivotel Hotel, of Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire). 90 City Chief Technical Officers (CTOs) from 41 African countries took part in the meeting that witnessed the election of the members of the governing team of the ‘Africa TechNet’ Network, for a three year term of office. Ms. Eng Christine Adongo Ogut “Chief Officer Environment, Energy and Water” of Nairobi City County Government (Kenya) was elected President of Africa TechNet. The Presidency of the body was completed by four Vice-Presidents representing the o

African hospitals adopt SOPHiA artificial intelligence to trigger continent-wide healthcare leapfrogging movement

TECHNOLOGY
African hospitals adopt SOPHiA artificial intelligence to trigger continent-wide healthcare leapfrogging movement Medical institutions from Morocco, Cameroon and South Africa choose SOPHiA artificial intelligence to advance clinical genomics across Africa LAUSANNE, Switzerland, March 24, 2017/ — Sophia Genetics (www.SophiaGenetics.com), global leader in Data-Driven Medicine, unveiled today, at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) (http://APO.af/Y5udP7) in Phoenix, the list of African hospitals that have started integrating SOPHiA, the company’s artificial intelligence, into their clinical workflow to advance patients’ care across the continent.Medical institutions at the forefront of innovation already using SOPHiA in Afric