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COVID-19 testing laboratories are helping African countries win the race against time

Early detection has been instrumental in limiting the spread of the virus and has helped countries trace, isolate and treat confirmed cases. Supported by the African Development Bank, several countries on the continent have achieved a logistical and scientific feat.

Algeria shuts down the Internet

Algeria experienced a complete Internet shutdown on Wednesday, 22 June 2018, for a period of 2 hours. This came as a result of the North Afrikan country's government ordering telecommunications companies to cut-off Internet access to ensure high school exams run smoothly, without cheating. The 2 hour period which saw

5 Afrikan countries to benefit from 25 year deal by Arab Esport Federation

Five Afrikan countries are set to benefit from a recently signed agreement between the Arab Esport Federation (AEF) and Global Esport Resources (GER). The agreement, which will be exclusive for 25 years, will see GER, a global Esport strategy, planning and execution company, own, develop and operate on behalf of

New e-commerce bill which requires online stores to be hosted in Algeria has been approved

The new e-commerce bill in Algeria has been approved and passed by the People's Assembly and it will now be law. The e-commerce bill was initially presented on 6 February 2018 by Iman Houda Faraoun, Algeria's Minister of Post, Telecommunications, ICT and Digital Technology. While presenting the bill earlier in

Algeria proposes a new e-commerce bill which could see foreign online stores banned in the country

On 6 February 2018, Iman Houda Faraoun, Algeria's Minister of Post, Telecommunications, ICT and Digital Technology, presented a new proposed E-commerce Bill during a plenary session of the People’s National Assembly (Lower House). One of the points he raised in the Bill is the suggestion that foreign e-commerce operators

Facebook Marketplace is now available in Algeria, Egypt and Morocco

Facebook has announced that the latest Afrikan countries where their online peer-to-peer Marketplace offering will be available are Algeria, Egypt, and Morocco. Facebook Marketplace will allow users in the three North Afrikan countries to buy and sell goods with other people in their local community. This follows quickly on the