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Mauritius becomes AFC Member State

The Republic of Mauritius has become the twenty-third member state of Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), Africa's leading investment grade, infrastructure solutions provider.

Kenya’s Q1 2019 International Bandwidth Usage Increases

International submarine fiber optic cable bandwidth in use in Kenya increased slightly in the first quarter of 2019, following a large increase at the end of 2018. 

Madagascar Becomes AFC’s 22nd Member State

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the leading infrastructure solutions provider in Africa, announces that the Republic of Madagascar has become the twenty-second member state of the corporation.

Editor’s Note: While the following news regarding the development of floating solar farms does not specifically discuss submarine cables, it is a potential new application for these cables.  As such, it is an important development for the industry to be aware of and SubCableWorld will track its development.

African Development Conference Held in Japan

Science, technology and innovation as well as human resource development are critical in Africa, a continent, which has the biggest potential on earth, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said at the Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum held in Yokohama, on Wednesday, as part of TICAD 7.

Afreximbank: $40B in Trade Deals Expected at IATF2020

We have noted many times in SubCableWorld that trade is an important driver of Internet bandwidth demand.  African trade is growing rapidly and will be a force to be reckoned with.  The following announcement highlights the continent's growing trade potential. 

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