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OIC: Oryem Okello calls for increased funding for science

Astana, Kazakhstan | MOFA |  Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in charge of International Affairs, Henry Oryem Okello has called upon the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to increase funding in science, technology research and development in Institutions funded by OIC, including Islamic University in Uganda. Okello made the remarks during the …

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THIS WEEK: DPO acquires South African firm VCS

Nairobi, Kenya | THIS WEEK |   Kenyan-based Direct Pay Online Group, an online payments processing solution in Africa, has acquired Virtual Card Services (VCS) South Africa. VCS is said to have over 20 years of experience in developing and implementing credit, debit and smart card processing systems for major card issuers in …

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Mobile internet off in Togo before opposition protests

Lome, Togo | AFP |  Mobile internet services were off in Togo on Thursday, where new opposition protests were planned after huge anti-government demonstrations across the country. On social media such as Facebook and Twitter, which were still accessible using intermittent Wi-Fi access in the capital, Lome, users called for …

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Toyota, Jaguar tackle blind-spot

  Japanese car-maker serious about reducing forward blind-spot with clever, cheap solution to help you ‘see’ through your car’s A-pillars Toyota has filed new blueprints with the United States Patent and Trademark Office that could help drivers avoid accidents related to blind-spots. The latest innovation is claimed to be a …

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Pope in Colombia: 3 highlights

Francis’s 12-hour journey from Rome was the first time the pope’s words have been reported direct from his plane. Bogota, Colombia | AFP | Pope Francis landed in Colombia Wednesday to promote peace after decades of war. Here are three highlights from day one of the Argentine pope’s fifth papal …

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Liquid telecom upgrades East Africa internet speeds

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE |  Pan-African telecoms group, Liquid, a subsidiary of Econet Global has completed 100G upgrades to key routes on the East African fibre ring, top officials told journalists on Sept. 05. Officials were speaking on the sidelines of a telecom’s workshop ‘Capacity Africa 2017 at Kampala …

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Putin warns of ‘global catastrophe’ in N.Korea impasse

Xiamen, China | AFP |  Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Tuesday of a global “catastrophe” unless a diplomatic solution over North Korea is reached, saying imposing further sanctions on Pyongyang would be useless. Putin’s comments, following an international summit in China, came after the United States called for the “strongest …

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