covid-19

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Working from anywhere is the new normal

Robin Fisher, recently-appointed senior VP for the Mediterranean, Middle East & Africa at Salesforce, joins us to discuss the thought process behind why SalesForce decided to kill the 9 to 5 workday.

Darknet marketplaces are selling COVID-19 vaccines

The majority of people selling COVID-19 vaccines on the Darknet came from France, Germany, the UK, and the USA. The prices per dose range from $250 to $1,200, with an average cost of about $500.

Gates Foundation will still fund COVID-19 vaccines despite South African variant

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has expressed disappointment at the news of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca which appears to provide no measurable effect on mild or moderate disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 variant.

COVID-19 data on men and women is critical

COVID-19 deaths differ among men and women but the differences are not reported. Such data is key to developing effective solutions to fight COVID-19.

MTN in partnership with African Union to buy COVID-19 vaccines

MTN Group, Africa's largest mobile services provider, has donated $25 million towards the African Union's COVID-19 vaccination program.

What you should know about data science as a career

It’s almost certain that the day will come - at which point the supply of qualified, well-rounded, business-minded data scientists is unlikely to be able to keep up with global demand.

COVID-19 pandemic has affected incomes across key African economies

A new report reveals that COVID-19 reduced the incomes of 79% of people in 6 African countries. African governments should boost the employment of people in the informal sector.