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Radio broadcasting as a form of political struggle

The Portuguese colonisers were not the only ones who could use radio for control. A new book tells how popular radio broadcasts from Angola's liberation fighters were used as weapons in the struggle.

Innovative technology a boost for entrepreneurship in Africa

Countries in Africa have some of the highest rates of entrepreneurship in the world, yet their contribution to the economy is limited. Technology such as the blockchain, drones and AI could provide a way forward.

Angola Cables has launched a cloud services offering

Angola Cables has launched its cloud services platform targeted at the African Market. This follows the recent inauguration of their advanced Tier III AngoNAP data center facility in Fortaleza, Brazil.

Fake accounts targeted African elections

An Israeli company, Archimedes Group, ran fake accounts on Facebook and Instagram to try and influence elections in some African countries.

Angola Cables expands their network

Angola Cables, the Angolan telecommunications company that is working on the first ever cable linking Afrika and South America, has announced that it is adding more peering points. The peering points to be added will be located at IX.BR São Paulo and Fortaleza, Equinix Ashburn and Miami (formerly NOTA)

The largest hydro power plant in Southern Afrika

Angola is about to witness it's largest ever power plant being commissioned. The Laúca Hydropower Plant will have a total capacity of 2,070 MW. The Laúca Hydropower Plant is set in the Kwanza river in Angola. The Laúca Hydropower Plant brings the current installed power to over 1,000

Cable connecting South America to Afrika nears completion as it makes landfall in Brasil

The South Atlantic Cable System (SACS), the first-ever telecommunications cable to directly link South America and Afrika, has made landfall in Fortaleza, Brazil. This, as it nears completion and gets ready for testing before becoming publicly available. The SACS undersea cable will have an initial capacity of 40Tbps (100Gbps x