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COVID-19 Africa

African Union Forms Partnership to Accelerate COVID-19 Testing on the Continent

The Commissioner for Social Affairs, Amira Elfadil Mohammed, today rolled out the Partnership to Accelerate COVID-19 Testing (PACT) at the African Union Commission headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In his message to participants in the rollout event, the Chairperson of...

South African SMEs Begin Road to Economic Recovery

Small businesses in South Africa were at a low point on 10 April. Under the weight of the COVID-19 burden, many companies were almost at breaking point. Turnover has been down by 92% relative to the period before the...

Nigerians Have Sent Over 1 Billion SMSs since the Beginning of Lockdown

Nigeria's lockdown triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the usage of SMSs - the quintessential short message service used all across the world - as subscribers were discovered to have sent over 1-billion messages within the last month. Though...

A Future Reimagined for Africa Post-Pandemic

In a rare television broadcast Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, described the COVID-19 pandemic as “Germany's biggest challenge since the Second World War”. It has indeed proved to be a crisis of global proportion with material implications for the...

Safaricom Offers Free Data for Frontline Health Workers in Kenya

Safaricom Kenya has just announced new plans to improve communication support for COVID-19 pandemic response teams. After a request from the Mutahi Kagwe, Cabinet Secretary of Health, the mobile operator will be providing more resources meant to make operations...

Over 245,000 Ghanaians Benefit from MTN’s Free Education Websites

MTN Ghana, as part of its Y’ello Hope package to support the government’s efforts to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19, is providing free Internet connectivity to over 100 educational sites for private and public school students across the country,...

COVID-19 News: Tech Companies Work to Solve the Ventilator Shortage in Nigeria

Last week, LifeBank announced via Instagram that it was building a national register of ventilators, respirators and ICU beds in Nigeria - reports Tech Cabal. LifeBank founder, Temie Giwa-Tubosun says that they had found 126 units, possibly comprising all three...
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Navigating the Future: Top 5 SASE Trends to Watch in 2024

With the first quarter of 2024 now closed, we can predict with a fair amount of accuracy what the...
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