Zimbabwe Licenses Starlink for Satellite Internet Services in Strategic Tech Partnership

Zimbabwe has officially licensed Elon Musk’s Starlink to provide satellite internet services, becoming the eighth African country to do so. President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced the partnership with local company IMC Communications, owned by his associate Wicknell Chivayo. This move aims to revolutionize Zimbabwe’s digital landscape by offering high-speed, low-cost internet, particularly benefiting rural areas. Economist Stevenson Dlamini highlighted the potential cost challenges but emphasized the long-term benefits for schools, hospitals, and other public facilities.

Atlantic Lithium Makes History on Ghana Stock Exchange

On May 13th, 2024, Atlantic Lithium made history by becoming the first lithium-focused company to trade on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) under the ticker “ALLGH.” This milestone marks the beginning of Ghana’s first lithium mine, the Ewoyaa Lithium Project, which is set to produce 365,000 tonnes of spodumene concentrate annually. The listing offers Ghanaians a unique investment opportunity and signifies a major step in the country’s economic and green energy transition efforts.