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

“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

Emirates Airlines cancel flights to South Africa

The United Arab Emirate national carrier Emirates Airlines flying out of the business and leisure city of Dubai cancelled all flights to South Africa. Reports from an online source reveals that this cancellation takes immediate effect due to protest against government regulation that requires crew members to be subjected to the same protocol as international […]

Virus Pandemic: Data & Statistics From Africa

The first case in Africa from this global virus pandemic was discovered on the 14th of February in Egypt after it has killed over 1,400 persons with a majority from Wuhan in China where it originated. Since this index case in Africa, the continent has witnessed a continuous rise in cases predominantly from the north, […]