Russia, India in Talks to Determine Scope of Already-Robust Space Cooperation

On August 28, 2019, it was reported that India and Russia are in talks to determine their scope of cooperation on space technology.  Russia has offered semi-cryogenic rocket engine and human space capsule technology to India.  The two countries are also exploring establishing ground stations in each others’ countries to facilitate satellite navigation.  The talks build upon a strong foundation of bilateral interaction ...

Huawei to Build 5G Network in Uruguay

On August 27, 2019, Huawei signed an MOU with Uruguay regarding the development of a 5G network, industrial digitization, and information and communications technology training. The agreement was signed during a visit by Uruguay’s Minister of Industry, Energy, and Mining Guillermo Moncecchi to Huawei’s headquarters in Shenzhen. As part of the agreement, Huawei is reportedly offering training for students from Uruguay. Huawei has been ...

Huawei Deepens Cooperation with Botswana Police, Installing Cameras in Francistown

On August 26, it was reported that Huawei was assisting municipal authorities in Francistown, Botswana’s second-largest city, with the installation of cameras in public places.  The work is being done ostensibly as a strategy to reduce crime. The company had earlier secured an agreement with Botswana Police in November 2017 to complete a two-year program to improve urban safety. Huawei has undertaken a number of similar projects ...