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A great deal of the fear surrounding COVID-19 is being fueled by widespread misinformation. What is communicated is just as important as how it is communicated.
Satellites are not the be-all and end-all, but they can be a powerful predictor of potential future outbreaks like COVID-19.
Marie Korsaga hopes to open astrophysics to other women in Africa. She says astronomy can boost development through jobs and infrastructure.
Egypt has started screening all air passengers arriving from countries where the infection has occurred, while Kenya, which receives at least three flights a day from China, issued a directive to start screening at all ports of entry on 22 January 2020. Nigeria followed suit the same day.
New report identifies gaps in Africa’s use of digital platforms for solving challenges. It calls on governments to invest in digital platforms for sectors such as finance and health.
When it comes to clean energy, research shows that wind energy systems are only economically favourable in the horn of Africa — Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia — because of the high average wind speed in this region of Africa.