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December 5, 2019

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Vexed Issue Of “Black Feet” Property Is Back On National Scene

A significant disagreement in the reading of legal texts in cases related to what is described as the property of “black feet” in Algeria, at the level of the Supreme Court and the Council of State, which confused the efforts of the State to wrap up this intricate case, which has exploded dramatically since the arrival of former President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika at the Presidency.

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December 5, 2019

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Sonatrach To Exercise Its Pre-emption Right On Anadarko-Occidental Deal In Algeria

The national hydrocarbons group Sonatrach will exercise its pre-emption right on Anadarko’s interests in Algeria following a decision by the Minister of Energy on a merger/acquisition transaction carried out by Anadarko, “incompatible” with the regulations in force, announced Wednesday a statement from the Ministry of Energy.

According to the press release,"...

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December 5, 2019

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Vox launches cloud-based call logging and recording

Integrated ICT and infrastructure provider Vox has announced the launch of Atmos, a service that provides South African businesses with a cloud-based call recording solution that is safe, secure, and complies with local data and privacy regulations such as FICA, PoPI and more.

Developed by Call Cabinet Corporation, an industry leader in enterprise voice logging and call recording, Atmos is the first fully cloud-based solution of its kind to be introduced"...

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December 5, 2019

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New SANSA design facility to streamline African engineering

SANSA plans to build a new engineering design facility that will bring immense benefits to the space industry in South Africa.

The European Space Agency (ESA) already has such a facility and has been sharing lessons learned over 20 years with SANSA engineers.

“Analyzes that took us 12 to 14 months on our last project, the European Space Agency has proven to be done in"...

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December 5, 2019

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AfDB approves €48,82 million for Desert to Power Yeleen programme to increase solar generation in Burkina Faso

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a € 48.82 million loan to the Government of Burkina Faso for the Yeleen solar plant, intended to boost national power supply.

Yeleen, which is implemented under the Bank's Desert to Power (DTP) initiative, and which will span a period of five years from 2020-2024, is the second project under the DTP initiative in Burkina Faso. The total project cost is estimated at € 136.69 million. The"...

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December 5, 2019

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First of its kind industry body to grow SA geospatial sector

When we think of space, we generally think of SciFi shows such as Star Trek, or humanity’s current plans to send manned missions to Mars. Most people don’t think about space as a business enabler, and yet that is exactly what it has become over the years.

The convergence of earth observation, space navigation and positioning, telecommunications and location intelligence is generating massive opportunities for companies in every sector. Observing"...

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December 5, 2019

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ICT and infrastructure provider Vox announces new partnership Angola Cables

Integrated ICT and infrastructure provider, Vox announced a new partnership with Angola Cables. The new partnership will see Vox gain remote peering access to the undersea South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) that links Africa with the Americas.

Commenting on the new partnership, Christopher Burrell, Head of Network at Vox said “Vox currently makes use of three cable systems to provide international connectivity between South Africa and London in"...

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December 4, 2019

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Kaspersky launches Sandbox to help organisations combat advanced threats

Kaspersky has launched its new Kaspersky Sandbox, built to help organisations combat advanced threats designed to evade detection by endpoint protection platforms (EPP). The solution automatically analyses new suspicious files and sends the decision to the installed EPP. As a result, organisations strengthen their protection from previously unknown threats even if they lack teams of experienced threat analysts or have limited resources.

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December 4, 2019

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WFP expands emergency operations in Zimbabwe as drought, economic hardship plunge millions into hunger

The World Food Program (WFP) is rapidly expanding an already sizeable emergency operation in Zimbabwe where drought, flooding and macro-economic meltdown have plunged 7.7 million people - half the population into severe hunger.

Funds are required immediately if WFP is to meet the growing needs of the hardest hit Zimbabweans. It plans to more than double the number of people"...

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December 4, 2019

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MTN unveils remittances app

MTN Group has announced the launch of its remittances app christened MTN Homeland.

The mobile app aims to facilitate money and airtime transfers from Europe to Africa and parts of the Middle East.

The MTN Homeland app allows remittances from Europe to Cameroon, Congo Brazzaville, Ghana, Guinea Conakry, Rwanda and Uganda, while airtime can be sent to Afghanistan, Benin, Botswana,"...

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