Saturday , 15 December 2018

Media

Thuraya Launches Latest Generation of Dual-Mode Satellite & GSM Phone “XT-DUAL”

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Thuraya, the leading international mobile satellite operator with a record of over 600,000 phones sold to date, has launched today the most advanced dual mode handheld phone that features both GSM and satellite capabilities. The introduction of this unique phone, branded XT-DUAL, makes Thuraya the only satellite operator to offer seamless communications as the phone …

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Wikipedia to be free on mobiles in Africa, Middle East

[NAIROBI] Millions of people in Africa and the Middle East will be able to benefit from free, unlimited access to the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia through their mobile phone, starting later this year.

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Orascom to list tech company on Egyptian stock exchange

Egypt’s Orascom Telecom has revealed that their new subsidiary, Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Holding (OTMT), will be listing on Egypt’s stock exchange.

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Maroc Telecom deploys fiber cable to Spain

Moroccan mobile operator Maroc Telecom announced on Tuesday that it has begun deployment of an international high speed fiber optic cable between the North African country and Spain.

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Tunisia: Microsoft Engages Youth in Rural North-West

A group of approximately 105 Tunisian students gathered in Ain Draham (located in north-western Tunisia near the Algeria border) on the weekend of December 16th for a technological forum sponsored by Microsoft.

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UNESCO advances gender equality in Moroccan TV

UNESCO’s Office in Rabat, the Medias Training Centre and the Casablanca School of Journalism and Communication organized a training workshop on gender sensitive scriptwriting on 10 and 11 November 2011 in Casablanca, Morocco. This activity took place within the framework of UNESCO’s programme to promote gender sensitive media content in the Maghreb countries.

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Egyptian scientist sues Nature

A libel case between an Egyptian scientist and the scientific journal Nature has begun in the United Kingdom. Mohamed El Naschie has brought the case because he says that an article that Nature published in 2008 damaged his reputation.

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SA invests R3bn in UAE

SA invests R3bn in UAE Pretoria – South Africa has invested R3.33 billion in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) since 2003, making the country the 19th largest investor in the UAE.

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Djibouti: Solar Powered Community Stations Now Open

Doraleh, Djibouti / Dubai, United Arab Emirates: DP World’s programme to develop health and educational capacity along transport corridors in Africa has taken another concrete step forward with the opening of an internetconnected, solar-powered community station in Djibouti.

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Mobile phones could help fight Somalia famine

NEW YORK: Mobile phones may bring relief to famine victims in parts of Somalia controlled by al Shabaab insurgents as donors seek new ways to circumvent the hard-line militants, a senior US official said on Tuesday.

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