Daily Archives: November 17, 2015
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the third and fourth reviews of Sierra Leone’s performance under a three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) and approved an augmentation of access of 45 percent of quota, equivalent to SDR 46.665 million (about US$64.59 million), to be distributed in three tranches. The completion of the third and fourth reviews enables the immediate disbursement of SDR 33.335 million (about US$46.14 million). This amount includes the first tranche of the augmentation in an amount of SDR 15.555 million (about US$21.53 million). The Executive Board also approved the authorities’ request for rephasing of the fifth and sixth disbursements under the arrangement.
3G subscribers to use higher throughput via Wi-Fi by using the existing 3G balance
World Panel Inc. (http://www.World-Panel.com) today showcased its latest products at AfricaCom and announced a deal with Vodacom as a key retail partner to sell its new SunStream™ in select stores.
Free Basic Services will provide access to services like health, educations, jobs, communication and local content at no additional cost
“Industrial Policy and Economic Performance in Africa” was at the center of discussion of the Fourth Congress of African Economists that kicked off on 16 November 2015 in Accra, Ghana, bringing together economists from the five regions of Africa and the Diaspora, to exchange views on how to strengthen and encourage research on economic and policy issues related to the structural transformation and development of the African continent within the framework of the AU Agenda 20163.
Appointing UAE as Chair of Kimberley Process is “Red Line”
Les organisations de la société civile qui siègent à titre de membres d’un mécanisme de certification des diamants de conflit ont annoncé aujourd’hui leur intention de boycotter le processus de Kimberley en 2016, en réaction à la présidence annoncée des Émirats arabes unis.
Alcatel-Lucent’s IP and optical technologies to transform TTCL’s mobile and fixed access networks in Tanzania
Modernisation of IP/MPLS and optical transport will allow TTCL to converge mobile and fixed access operations and meet growing demand for bandwidth with high-quality, reliable and affordable services
London, UK and Johannesburg, South Africa – 17 November 2015 – NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the global data and IP services arm of Fortune Global 500 telecom leader NTT (NYSE: NTT), announced today that it is partnering with Workonline Communications to provide enhanced IP network connectivity services in Africa.