World’s First Drone Airport Is Planned In Rwanda

British architect Norman Foster wants to bet on drones to make up for the insufficient infrastructure in the continent. He believes that drones are capable of delivering time sensitive supplies to remote areas, and he chose Rwanda to test his case. This concept will be called a “droneport”.

This ISP Has Raised $150m To Make Africa’s Broadband Faster Than UK’s

VENTURES AFRICA – Leading independent data, voice and IP provider in Africa, Liquid Telecom, has raised $150 million to expand its superfast fibre optic internet services through the continent. The company aims to connect 100,000 homes by the end of the year with broadband that could be up to a speed of 100 mbps, about 80 mbps better than the UK average.

“Our fibre to the home is better than many parts of the UK and even London,” UK’s Financial Times quoted Nic Rudnick, chief executive of Liquid Telecom, as saying.

The new funding was syndicated, structured and underwritten by Standard Chartered …read more