A Ghanaian software development company, Cognate Systems has developed and deployed an innovative system to provide insights into the spread of COVID-19.

  A Ghanaian software development company, Cognate Systems has developed and deployed an innovative system to provide insights into the spread of COVID-19. The original author of this article A Ghanaian software engineering company, Cognate Systems has launched its Opine Health Assistant platform. This system tracks Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms and provides data and visual insights for disease surveillance teams, […]

What are the consequences of Covid-19 in Africa and the rest of the world?

Many people have been asking what will happen to global and African economies after Covid-19. Given that it’s hard to foretell the end and real final game of Covid-19, it is  also hard to predict the future, but here are the possible outcomes; Global consequences  Many countries will be financially hit. Italy which was once […]

DR Congo ‘prepared’ to take part in vaccine testing: official

  AFP Kinshasa (AFP) – The Democratic Republic of Congo is prepared to take part in testing of any future vaccine against the coronavirus, the head of the country’s taskforce against the pandemic said on Friday. “We’ve been chosen to conduct these tests,” said the head of the national biological institute, Jean-Jacques Muyembe. “The vaccine […]

US blockades abort Covid-19 test kits donated by Alibaba’s Jack Ma to Cuba

Cuba has slammed the U.S.’ “criminal blockade” of the country after the embargo stood in the way of the delivery of Covid-19 test kits and ventilators donated by Chinese e-commerce tycoon Jack Ma. “The criminal blockade of the imperial government violates the human rights of the Cuban people,” tweeted Cuba’s President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermúdez on […]

Michigan student, 25, died after he was refused COVID-19 test, sister says

  A Western Michigan University senior who was denied a test for the coronavirus died over the weekend from the disease. Bassey Offiong, 25, from Detroit, was due to graduate this spring with a chemical engineering degree. Instead, his sister, Asari Offiong, says her brother was turned away multiple times when he went to get tested […]