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When Girls Have Access to Technologies, a True Digital Revolution Will Be in Sight

When Girls Have Access to Technologies, a True Digital Revolution Will Be in Sight

This year’s International Day of the Girl theme, Digital Generation, Our Generation, celebrates the potential of digital technologies while calling for the inclusion of all girls in accessing technology. The digital revolution will not be realized if girls without access to digital solutions are left behind. For years, advocates of technology for development have been […]

Nearly 100 Million Covid-19 Vaccinations Administered Across Continent

Nearly 100 Million Covid-19 Vaccinations Administered Across Continent

As of October 12, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached  8,394,443 while over  99,670,975 vaccinations have been administered across the continent. Reported deaths in Africa reached  214,113 and  7,722,557 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases  2,912,346 and  88,346 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco (  939,356 ), […]

World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day

Tourism for inclusive growth The COVID-19 pandemic has had a massive social and economic impact. Both developed and developing economies have been hit. And marginalized groups and the most vulnerable have been hit hardest of all. The restart of tourism will help kickstart recovery and growth. It is essential that the benefits this will bring […]

World Leaders Return To U.N. With Focus On Pandemic, Climate

World Leaders Return To U.N. With Focus On Pandemic, Climate

 World leaders are returning to the United Nations in New York this week with a focus on boosting efforts to fight both climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic, which last year forced them to send video statements for the annual gathering. As the coronavirus still rages amid an inequitable vaccine rollout, about a third of […]

We’re All at Risk of Developing PTSD from the COVID-19 Pandemic

We’re All at Risk of Developing PTSD from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ariel is Chinese American and a survivor of domestic violence — and the coronavirus pandemic has taken a painful toll on her mental health. It has created “a unique intersection in a time where racism against Chinese civilians is high, and domestic violence rates are increasing,” she tells InStyle. Ariel, who was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) three years ago, is one of many women across […]

Continent Exceeds 6 Million Confirmed Cases of Covid-19

Continent Exceeds 6 Million Confirmed Cases of Covid-19

As of July 14 confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 6,022,811 while over 37,004,431 vaccinations have been administered across the continent. Reported deaths in Africa reached 153,491 and 5,211,185 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases 2,219,316 and 65,142 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco (545,016), Tunisia (510,396), Egypt (283,320), Ethiopia (277,212), […]

Kenya Passport Holders Banned in 54 Countries

Kenya Passport Holders Banned in 54 Countries

Holders of Kenya’s passport cannot access 54 countries in the wake of the Covid-19 ban in the global race to protect nations against new variants of coronavirus. The Henley Passport Index, which has been regularly monitoring the world’s most travel-friendly passports since 2006, made the revelations that show how the pandemic has affected travel. Australia, […]

Virus Variants Threaten Global Recovery, G20 warns

Virus Variants Threaten Global Recovery, G20 warns

An upsurge in new coronavirus variants and poor access to vaccines in developing countries threaten the global economic recovery, finance ministers of the world’s 20 largest economies warned on Saturday. The G20 gathering in the Italian city of Venice was the ministers’ first face-to-face meeting since the start of the pandemic. Decisions include the endorsement […]

Pandemic Surge In European House Prices Raises Fears Of New Bubble

Pandemic Surge In European House Prices Raises Fears Of New Bubble

If Sweden’s government gets its way, Bromma airport on the western edge of Stockholm will shut down and be used to build around 30,000 new homes, helping to ease a housing shortage that has sent prices in the capital soaring. Sweden is not alone in seeking innovative ways to boost the supply of housing and, […]

Covid-19 Death Toll Exceeds 122,000 Across Continent

Covid-19 Death Toll Exceeds 122,000 Across Continent

As of May 3, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 4,565,548 while over 12,401,980 vaccinations have been administered across the continent. Reported deaths in Africa reached 122,297 and  4,079,615 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases – 1,584,064 – and 54,417 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco ( 511,856), Tunisia […]

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