Top African ICT students compete to represent Sub Saharan Africa in Huawei’s Global ICT Competition

ALSO READ: Huawei 5G: Passes GSMA’s Network Equipment Security Assurance Scheme “Holding the online version of ICT competition during the pandemic has a unique value, it shows that Huawei, as a pioneer in building African digital infrastructure, also takes its talent strategy very seriously. It encompasses three aspects; digital upskilling ICT professionals, encouraging and enabling ICT […]

Bryson: What If CIF Needs A Plan B For 2020-21?

Now that two-week stretch will happen in December? That’ll be weird. If we can actually get to that point. As I wrote in the magazine’s initial story on the CIF calendar delay, it’s great that the state and its sections made a sweeping decision that gave schools time and student-athletes a beacon of hope.

Opinion: Belarus opposition needs a plan

Meanwhile, the key question of who could take over power after Lukashenko’s resignation remains unresolved. You get the impression that both the demonstrators and the people considered to be at the heart of the opposition movement do not know what to do next. There is no doubt that the present regime has received a serious […]

Virus lockdown plunges South Africa deeper into recession

South Africa imposed one of the strictest lockdowns in the world in April and May in response to the coronavirus outbreak, which has now claimed more than 15,000 lives and infected 639,362 people in the country.

Africa Sees Progress in Coronavirus Fight, but Also Setbacks

Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, the World Health Organization’s regional director for Africa, announced Thursday that WHO and the African Centers for Disease Control are opening 12 laboratories on the continent to work on COVID-19 genome sequencing and data analysis.

Climate change could trigger the spread of potentially fatal mosquito-borne diseases such as dengue fever to parts of Africa that are currently unaffected, study shows

Severe skin bleeding with spots of blood on and under the skinBlood in the urine and stoolsRespiratory distress – when the lungs cannot provide the vital organs with enough oxygenOrgan failureChanges in mental state and unconsciousnessDangerously low blood pressureSevere dengue is usually treated via a blood and platelet transfusion, IV fluids for rehydration and oxygen […]

Urbanization will be Africa’s new economic frontier

Rapid urbanization is attributable to the steady upsurge in the region’s population, which is projected to double by 2050, with almost 70 percent of the population already made up of people below the age of 30, making the continent an epicenter of youth bulge.

Investment in data, AI key to improving Africa’s health system

“Many countries are ill-prepared to address new emerging diseases such as coronavirus in addition to the existing burden of infectious diseases and the ever-increasing tide of chronic diseases. Digital technology and AI are essential enablers to re-engineer health systems,” said Ann Aerts, head of the Novartis Foundation and co-chair of the Broadband Commission Working Group […]

‘Little Africa’ Tour Showcases Paris’ Hidden Gems

Many Parisians consider the area a no-go zone of prostitutes, drug dealers and petty criminals. It’s also seen clashes between youngsters and French police — and, in July, anti-discrimination protests, inspired by the Black Lives Matters movement in the United States.  

Russia Is Using Undercover Racists to Exploit Africa’s Anti-Racist Political Revolt

Dragana Trifkovic and Volker Tschapke have been identified in the small number of photos released from the mission to observe the election in South Africa. Internal budget reports from AFRIC, obtained by the Dossier Center, indicate that observers had also traveled from Sweden, although The Daily Beast could not find any visual or documentary evidence […]