Archive for the ‘Togo’ Category

Megalopolis: How Coastal West Africa Will Shape The Coming Century

Courtesy of The Guardian, a look at how – by the end of the century – Africa will be home to 40% of the world’s population – and nowhere is this breakneck-pace development happening faster than this 600-mile stretch between Abidjan and Lagos: It has long been said that no one knows with any certainty […]

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Togo’s New Cybersecurity Center Will Serve All of Africa

Via Quartz, an article on Togo’s leadership in Africa’s cybersecurity space: A new cybersecurity center in Togo is poised to add into efforts by individual African countries to secure the continent’s cyberspace. In November 2021, Kaspersky reported that Nigeria, South Africa, and Kenya recorded a combined total of 81 million cyber attacks in three months, signaling how […]

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Why Is Google Laying A Subsea Internet Cable In Africa?

Via Quartz, an article on why Google is laying a subsea internet cable in Africa: Big tech companies from Silicon Valley tend to focus most business attention in the US and Europe where they make the most money. But they are increasingly setting their sights on Africa, too. Amazon is building a Prime Video team to develop […]

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Togo’s Plans For Managing Google’s Equiano Cable?

Via Quartz Africa, an article on how Togo plans to make the most of managing Google’s Equiano cable: Last week, Togo became the first African country to land Equiano, Google’s subsea internet cable for Africa. The cable, which is part of the tech giant’s $1 billion investment in Africa, will land in Nigeria, Namibia, and South Africa later this year. What good […]

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Google’s Subsea Cable For Africa Lands In Togo

Via Quartz, a report on Google’s subsea cable for Africa which is making its first landing in Togo: Equiano, Google’s subsea internet cable in Africa, will make its first landing in Togo this month. First announced in 2019, Equiano is Google’s 14th investment in internet subsea cables but the first dedicated to internet access in Africa. It […]

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