In a Recent Inter-Continental Video Conference, Ghanaian and U.S. Leaders Are Named to the Board of The Collaboration for IT and Communications Excellence

The NGO’s Mission: “To Help Ghana’s Students and Entrepreneurs to Become Leaders  in a Tech-Driven Global Economy” PHILADELPHIA, May 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A group of business, professional, academic, civic and public-sector leaders, from    Northern and Southern Ghana, and from across the U.S., recently convened, by video conference, in the first, inter-continental, organizational board meeting […]

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2Africa: a transformative subsea cable for future internet connectivity in Africa announced by global and African partners

2Africa is one of the largest subsea projects in the world, connecting 23 countries in Africa, the Middle East and Europe MENLO PARK, California, May 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — China Mobile International, Facebook, MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC announced today that they will partner to build 2Africa, which will be the most […]

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New media voices are telling Kenya’s COVID-19 stories – from the ground up

In the last two months, a wide range of COVID-19 news stories have provided multiple perspectives on the scale and impact of the pandemic in the Kenyan context. Different media houses have provided infographics contextualising the number of tested cases, exposed the government’s handling of aspects such as funding and quarantine, and provided various accounts of citizens’ experiences in this season. What has been interesting is the wider range of content from alternative media sources…

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Uganda’s army and violence: how COVID-19 is offering hints of change

As the world battles COVID 19, many countries, including Uganda, have deployed national armed forces to boost the capacity of civilian institutions. For Uganda, excesses during the crisis have resurrected horrors of the country’s violent military past. From colonialism through independence to the current government, military power and violence have been central to securing and sustaining political legitimacy. The armed forces under Idi Amin’s military dictatorship were used to execute a coup, suppress political opponents,…

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Tanzanian doctors sound alarm over hidden coronavirus cases

The Tanzanian government’s tepid response to COVID-19 and seeming lack of transparency over coronavirus cases is fuelling concern that it is covering up the true extent of the pandemic, according to doctors and health experts in the East African country. The New Humanitarian spoke to five Tanzania-based doctors and medical specialists about the response, either by telephone or email. All only agreed to speak on condition of anonymity, such was their fear of reprisals from…

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Leaders Urge Residents To Step Up Efforts To Keep Virus At Bay.

Siaya leaders have called on area residents not to drop their guard in ensuring that coronavirus is kept away from the county. Siaya County Assembly speaker, George Okode, deputy County Commissioner, Joseph Sawe and member of the county assembly, Leonard Oriaro said it was only through strict adherence to the stipulated guidelines that the public will be safe. They were speaking at Nyalula Secondary school in Siaya on Wednesday while launching a sh. 3.4 million…

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