MALTA, June 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In the aftermath of the COVID-19 epidemic, amidst global economic downturns and rising unemployment rates, the crypto industry has been gaining great tractions – the total number of confirmed transactions per day, according to Blockchain.com, has been steadily growing since the dramatic drop of BTC in March to […]"OKEx Expects 100% Increase in Staff in Two Years"
When it comes to fighting COVID-19 in Africa, the internet and social media have been a double-edged sword. Governments and public health officials have used Twitter, WhatsApp, Facebook and other social media to reach large numbers of people, quickly and efficiently, with information on how to stay healthy and limit the virus’s spread. And digital networks have allowed people to stay in touch, and some businesses to operate, in the face of lockdowns and social-distancing…"Africans are concerned about ills of social media but oppose government restrictions"
JOHANNESBURG – Officials in Africa have expressed concern over developments in the U.S. following the death of George Floyd, the black American man killed in police custody in the city of Minneapolis last week. The head of the African Union described Floyd’s death as an act of “murder,” while South Africa’s ruling party is calling for calm in the U.S. Statements from the African continent could portend a shift in global relations — and hopefully,…"Africa Rises in Rage Over George Floyd Death in US"
Kenya’s initial response to COVID-19 was highly praised as effective in suppressing the spread of infections. There is cautious optimism as the country prepares for reopening of schools and economy due to a daily spike in cases and fatalities. The implementation of public health measures included social distancing and hygiene practices. And a number of non-pharmaceutical interventions were implemented early on. These included the closure of educational institutions and restaurants, the restriction of transport movements,…"What Kenya must look out for before easing COVID-19 restrictions"
President Uhuru Kenyatta today at State House, Nairobi chaired a Jubilee Coalition National Assembly Parliamentary Group (PG) meeting in his capacity as the Coalition’s Party Leader. The meeting was attended by Deputy President Dr William Ruto who is also the Jubilee Coalition’s Deputy Party Leader, Party Secretary General Raphael Tuju and a total of 212 Members of Parliament. Today’s Parliamentary Group meeting endorsed Hon Justin B Muturi to continue serving as the Speaker of the…"Spokesperson’s Office State House, Nairobi 2nd June 2020 Press Release: President Kenyatta Chairs Jubilee Coalition Parliamentary Group Meeting"
NAIROBI, First Lady Margaret Kenyatta’s Beyond Zero initiative has teamed up with the African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) to train 5100 community health volunteers to boost the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. The one-month Covid-19 training for community health volunteers in Nairobi county sponsored by Beyond Zero at a cost of Kshs 4.5 million will be delivered virtually by AMREF through a digital learning platform called “Leap”. Speaking today during the launch of the…"Beyond Zero And AMREF To Train Health Volunteers On Covid-19"