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Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Top 1 Million

Africa’s confirmed cases of COVID-19 have surpassed 1 million, a Reuters tally showed on Thursday. The report also indicated that the disease has began to spread rapidly through the continent whose relative isolation has so far spared it the worst of the pandemic. The continent recorded 1,003,056 cases, of which 21,983

COVID-19: NAF Begins Airlift of Medical Supplies to 13 ECOWAS Countries

Godsgift Onyedinedu The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is set to commence airlifting thousands of medical materials and other consumables, procured by the West African Health Organization (WAHO) to 13 member nations of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), and Nigeria to curtail the spread of COVID-19. The medical materials,

Africa’s Varied COVID-19 Landscapes

By the Africa Center for Strategic Studies There is not a single African COVID-19 trajectory, but rather multiple, distinct risk profiles. These profiles highlight the differentiating role that a free press, government transparency, and conflict play in responding to the pandemic in Africa. The number of reported COVID-19 cases in Africa has

COVID-19: Nigeria Reopens Schools for WAEC, Graduating Students

Nigeria will allow schools to reopen for students taking West African Examination Council (WAEC) as well as pupils due to take graduation exams, a presidential aide said on Monday, reviving a plan dropped earlier this month due to rising cases of COVID-19. The West African country has reported 40,532 coronavirus infections

Only Swift Action will Achieve an African Maritime Renaissance

Blue economies can help Africa recover from COVID-19 economic shocks, but will require a concerted effort. By Timothy Walker and Denys Reva Good ocean policies can unlock new sources of wealth and transform Africa’s security, development and governance prospects. A new study commissioned by the High Level Panel for the Sustainable Ocean Economy shows that investing in

COVID-19: The Whistler Newspaper Partners Derasoft Consulting to Empower Nigerian Youths with Digital Skills

Godsgift Onyedinefu Derasoft Consulting in partnership with The Whistler Communications, publisher of The Whistler Online, is set to empower youths with six online entrepreneurial, creative and problem-solving skills needed in a digitally-focused era following the COVID-19 pandemic. The organisers noted that the Coronavirus lockdown has accelerated the shift towards digitally-focused careers,