Coronavirus

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Steady decline of COVID-19 cases across Africa

Starting 20 July to 20 September 2020, 77,147 new cases were reported, down from 131,647 recorded from 20 May to mid-July. Deaths attributed to COVID-19 have also remained low across Africa.

Nigerian scientists are working to better understand coronavirus

Nigerian scientists have identified seven of over 1,000 coronavirus lineages in Nigeria. Each lineage represents sequences from different countries.

Potential solutions to ease the news media crisis

Traditional media was left out in the cold years ago due to the advent of technology, meaning today’s news media crisis has been a long time in the making. Many news organizations, especially newspapers, dragged their heels when it came to a digital transformation.

Google employees can work from home until June 2021

Google will allow most of its employees to work from home until June 2021 as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

South Africa's COVID-19 storm

COVID-19 has presented South Africa with the gravest crisis in the history of its democracy, according to the country’s President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Russian hackers are apparently attempting to steal COVID-19 vaccine information

Russian cyberespionage group that hacked into the USA's election networks before the 2016 U.S. presidential election is now apparently attempting to steal COVID-19 vaccine information from researchers.

How the COVID-19 pandemic is changing Africa’s Digital Space

The impact of COVID-19 joins a long list of factors that expose Africa’s perceived economic backwardness; prompted by some of the infrastructures either lying in a poor state, being dormant, lagging on up-to-date trends or being summarily unavailable to the majority of the working population.