Zambia has taken a major step forward in technological advancement with the official launch of Starlink's business services in the country. Starlink, a leading global provider of satellite internet services, has joined forces with Paratus Group, a prominent pan-African telecommunications and network services provider, through a reseller agreement.

Read more: Starlink Launches Its Services in Zambia

Mauritania's telecom companies Mattel, Mauritel, and Chinguitel have been directed by the Regulatory Authority (ARE) to introduce national roaming in all regions where only one of them currently provides coverage. This directive is to be carried out before December 31st.

Read more: Mauritanian Regulator Enforces National Roaming

The Moroccan automotive market has showcased significant potential, propelled by factors such as long-term industry growth projections, substantial foreign investment, government incentives, and advantageous trade agreements that position Morocco as a burgeoning hub for automotive production and export.

Read more: North African Market Welcomes TecAlliance

Kenya Power, the utility company, intends to harness off-peak capacity to support Kenya's shift towards electric mobility. Kenya boasts an electricity generation capacity of 3,321 MW, with a peak demand of 2,200 MW and a low overnight off-peak demand of 1,100 MW.

Read more: Kenya Capitalizes on Renewable Energy Leadership to Attract Green Data Centers

SpaceX and e-commerce giant Jumia Technologies AG have joined forces to accelerate the deployment of Starlink's satellite Internet network services in Africa. Through this partnership, Jumia will make Starlink terminals and satellite kits available in the African nations where it operates.

Read more: Starlink and Jumia Partner to Expand Services in Africa

The Gambia is working on its second international fiber optic cable, expected to be operational by 2025. Minister Ousman A. Bah, responsible for communication and digital economy, announced that the World Bank is funding the project with an estimated cost of between $30 and $35 million. While exact technical specifications were not given, Bah mentioned The Gambia's participation in the Cabral submarine cable project under ECOWAS. By teaming up with Guinea Conakry, they've managed to lower expenses, and the cable will run directly from Cape Verde to The Gambia.

Read more: Gambia's Second Submarine Cable Project Receives World Bank Support

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