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COVID-19

By Alkali Amana On March 5, 2020, South Africa became one of the earliest African countries to report a confirmed case of the Coronavirus which in its relative novelty at the time struck fear in the minds of individuals and nations worldwide. Data provided by the World Health Organization (WHO)...
The World Health Organization, WHO has stated that once a COVID-19 vaccine is approved, Africa will get at least 220 million initial doses. According to the WHO Africa Program Area Manager, Richard Mihigo, the first batch will consider front-line healthcare workers and vulnerable groups. He said distribution would be based on...
digital transformation in africa
By Yeremi Bolton Akpan In a meeting at Sharm El Sheik, Egypt last October, African ministers in charge of communication and information gathered to discuss the digital future of the continent. In the course of that gathering, the ministers adopted what has come to be called the 2019 Sharm El...
A COVID-19 dashboard has been launched by the Commonwealth Secretariat to help member countries make vital decisions during the ongoing crisis. The Commonwealth COVID-19 Dashboard is now live and offering crucial data and analysis to help equip governments and health workers with the information they need to tackle the pandemic...
….First batch of winners unveiled as BUA Foundation, 24 Others recognized By Boma Wesley – Onugha At the appearance of the first reported case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Africa in February 2020, experts predicted that the pandemic would hit Africa the hardest. And since then, African governments and communities...