Digicel has confirmed that limited international calling capabilities have been restored in Tonga, and that it is working on improving capacity.
“Transformational weather intelligence for resilient agriculture to Africa.” That’s the promise of TomorrowNow.org, a global non-profit helping vulnerable communities adapt to climate change, which has been awarded a $2 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Airtel Africa, the provider of telecommunications and mobile money services in Africa, and UNICEF have announced a new five-year pan-African partnership to help accelerate the roll-out of digital learning through connecting schools to the internet and ensuring free access to learning platforms across 13 countries.
International (and pan-African) operator Orange and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH have inaugurated a new Orange Digital Centre in Bamako.
Further proof that the response to the Covid-19 crisis has significantly accelerated the adoption of so-called frontier technologies comes from Africa and an alliance between the Vodacom Group and the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD).