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Looking back & looking forward

Published on 24 July 2020

Kim Becker, CEO of Africa Mobility Sevices, explains how his company is tackling the COVID-19 crisis and looks at some of the innovations from the region. I remember watching the news on our television set in early January of this year, whilst preparing for our shareholders’ meeting which takes place during February. AMS had completed […]

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Kenya’s Schooling Year Closes

Published on 24 July 2020

The Education Ministry announced on Tuesday morning (7 July) that primary and secondary school students in Kenya will not return to school until 2021. Subsequently, terminal exams for both levels – the Kenya Primary Certificate Exams, and the Kenya Secondary Certificate Exams – have also been cancelled. The decision is based on the evolution of […]

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The First Application of Balloon-powered Internet in Africa

Published on 24 July 2020

A fleet of high-altitude balloons started delivering internet services to Kenya on Tuesday (7 July), extending online access to tens of thousands of people in the first-ever commercial deployment of the technology. The balloons, which hover about 12 miles up in the stratosphere — well above commercial airplanes — will initially provide a 4G LTE […]

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Mozambique Army Stands Guard at Natural Gas Site

Published on 24 July 2020

Dozens of soldiers clutching AK-47s and grenade launchers watch over roaring bulldozers on the white sand beach that meets a tropical turquoise sea. They’re guarding a $23bn project to export Mozambique’s natural gas from an area besieged by Islamist insurgents. Companies led by Total will pump the gas from wells about 40km offshore, cool it […]

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The situation of Corona and AMS

Published on 2 April 2020

The Corona (COVID-19) pandemic has an unlikely impact amongst all people and throughout organizations.  This presents enormous challenges for all of us, therefore guided by our Servant Leadership, we do our utmost to support our people in their daily lives and working conditions. Due to our safety guaranteed technical solutions, we can fully manage and […]

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Big and Little Congo

Published on 2 October 2018

When looking at a map of Africa you may have at some point wondered why there are two countries with the name Congo. On the surface the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Republic of the Congo seem similar enough: they both have French as their national language, they both share many of the […]

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New capital for Egypt

Published on 12 June 2018

Egypt has embarked on the bold new venture of building a new and improved capital city. The as yet to be named area is being referred to as “the Smart City in the desert” and will serve as the administrative capital of the country. The city aims to replace the traffic and complications of the […]

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Kenya

Published on 12 June 2018

The government of Kenya has declared an ultimatum to foreign workers to get their visa paperwork in order or face deportation. The Kenyan Ministry of Interior has stated that these undocumented workers—often western people working for NGOs, aid organizations, and volunteer groups— “will be jailed” if they fail to legally register within 60 days. The […]

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