Archive for March, 2014

African partner countries commit to SKA

  by Hans van de Groenendaal, features editor, EngineerIT “The SKA is putting Africa on the map in a very different way. It changes the perceptions of ourselves, changes the world perceptions of Africa and it offers opportunities for African scientists  to  enter into the cutting  edge of science and technology where, we believe, some […]

WAPA members to play key role in achieving national broadband targets

  Members of the Wireless Access Providers’ Association of South Africa (WAPA) are uniquely positioned to assist in the achievement of the broadband policy that was recently announced by the Cabinet. The aim of the National Broadband Policy, Strategy and Plan is to contribute to economic growth, development, and job creation, and aims to have […]

Power developments in Africa, April 2014

  US$300-billion energy investment needed in Africa For Africans to achieve significant access to electricity by 2030, US$300-billion must be invested in the sector, says the International Energy Agency (IEA). Andrew Alli, CEO of the Africa Finance Corporation announced its commitment to be part of US President Barrack Obama’s initiative to finance power projects across […]