South Africa enters a second wave of Covid-19 infections..

South Africa as a whole now meets the requirements for a second wave, according to the South African COVID-19 Modeling Consortium (SACMC) assessment. Today, 6,710 new cases have been registered, reflecting an 18 per cent positive test rate. A second wave is a new wave lasting one or more days, commencing after the “end of… Continue reading South Africa enters a second wave of Covid-19 infections..

Ethiopia’s federal forces on final phase of law enforcement operation

The 72 hours window to surrender given by the Ethiopian federal government to the regional Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF) has expired. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in a statement released 26th November directed the federal forces to carry out a third and final onslaught as they uphold the rule of law in Ethiopia. The Prime… Continue reading Ethiopia’s federal forces on final phase of law enforcement operation

EU: Africa Hackathon looking for participants and partners to jumpstart cross-continent innovation

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“Cooperation between African and European scientists, innovators and entrepreneurs can make a decisive contribution, not only to defeat the pandemic, but crucially also to accelerate economic recovery. This hackathon will make an important contribution to enable such partnerships and it is, thus, an initiative, South Africa is delighted to support.”Dr. Blade Nzimande, SA Minister Higher Education, Science and Innovation