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Sasai adds Africa CDC Travel Pass COVID-19 feature

With regional and international travel now open, travellers need to abide by the COVID-19 protocols of various destinations. Depending on the destination there are a number of other health requirements (such as vaccinations) that each country seeks to grant entry on top of a COVID-19 test. In an effort to make the process of crossing […]

Ramaphosa Appoints Masiyiwa To Lead Initiative To Secure Coronavirus Protective Equipment

SA President and chairman of the AU, Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed one of Zimbabwe’s most famous business leaders – Strive Masiyiwa to head a private-sector led effort to improve supply personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 crisis. President Ramaphosa informed the meeting that he had appointed Zimbabwean businessman Strive Masiyiwa to coordinate a private sector-led […]

Jack Ma & Alibaba Foundations Donate COVID-19 Medical Equipment To AU Member States

Africa’s response to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) outbreak received a boost today as the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) and the Government of Ethiopia received a consignment of medical equipment from the Jack Ma and Alibaba Foundations. The shipment included over 1.5 million laboratory diagnostic test kits and over 100 tons […]

State Media “Biased” and “Partisan” During Election Period, Says European Union Observers and African Union Observers

We have written about the critical role media plays in influencing opinion in elections. Now one of the most important observers of the ongoing elections, European Union Election Observer Mission (EUEOM) has cited the failure by state media to provide equal treatment to all political parties. EUROM said; Based on EU EOM monitoring, the state […]

Report Says China Was Spying On The African Union, China Responds

French paper Le Monde has been revealed that the Chinese government was spying on the African Union (AU). This came after China ‘gifted’ the AU a building packed with surveillance devices. The current AU headquarters building in Addis Ababa cost $200 million and was paid for and constructed by China as a ‘Gift of China […]

Zim MNOs join other operators, African Union in fight against Ebola in West Africa

Nearly 9 months after the first case of Ebola triggered panic in parts of Africa the virus is still raising concerns from people throughout the continent and even on a global scale. As a result there are efforts that are being kicked off even outside the affected countries. More recently mobile network operators across the continent […]