Rwanda uses drones for COVID-19 awareness in remote, densely populated areas

The Rwanda National Police has intervened with drones to raise COVID-19 awareness in densely-populated and hard-to-reach areas of the country.

Over 10,000 health workers infected with COVID-19 in Africa, says WHO

In many African countries, infection prevention and control measures aimed at preventing infections in health facilities are still not fully implemented.

3 billion people in the world today can’t afford a healthy diet: UN Hunger...

The latest estimates are that a staggering 3 billion people or more cannot afford a healthy diet. In sub-Saharan Africa and southern Asia, this is the case for 57 percent of the population – though no region, including North America and Europe, is spared.

Will Libya partitioned into East and West Libya in 2020?

The main players in the Libyan crisis are now Russia, the UAE, France and Egypt on one side and Turkey and Italy on the other. The biggest threat is the fact that these countries are not concerned with the territorial integrity of Libya. Economic and strategic interests are what brought them to Libya.

These five countries top the 2020 e-government ranking

Despite the gains and major investments in e-government by many countries, the digital divide persists. Seven out of eight countries with low scores are in Africa and belong to the least developed countries group.

Uganda welcomes thousands of DRC refugees amid COVID-19 lockdown

On humanitarian grounds, the President of Uganda directed its Government to temporarily re-open the Zombo border to allow life-saving aid and protection to be provided to the group of refugees.

China’s Belt & Road Initiative: economic prosperity or hegemony?

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s debtbook diplomacy under the guise of a developmental helping hand, an economic windfall to his South-South friends, turns into a stranglehold on their very sovereign economic livelihoods.

‘Global Tourism Sector set to lose at least $1.2 trillion due to Coronavirus’

Tourism is the backbone of many economies and a lifeline for millions of people around the world, but COVID-19 has brought it to a halt, causing severe economic consequences globally.

African entrepreneurs are driving prosperity despite a global crisis

Entrepreneurial innovation is creating unprecedented opportunities for Africa to grow its economy, create jobs, and transform people’s lives.

Demand for electric car batteries’ raw materials set to rise: UNCTAD report

The demand for raw materials used to manufacture rechargeable batteries will grow rapidly as the importance of oil as a source of energy recedes

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