Archive for December, 2020

WHO tracks rising new COVID-19 variants in Africa

December 31, 2020 7:50 am4 comments
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from ADANE BIKILA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA – THE World Health Organization (WHO) has urged greater surveillance as new variants of the coronavirus (COVID-19) emerge in the African continent. The new variants have emerged as COVID-19 infections are on the rise in the 47 countries in the WHO African […]

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Cheques end a giant leap into SA digital payments future

December 28, 2020 10:51 am23 comments
FNB CEO Jacques Celliers

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG – A BANKING executive has hailed the impending end of cheques is a historic moment for South Africa. By January 1, 2021, individual consumers and businesses will no longer be able to cash cheques in Africa’s most advanced economy. “Cheques have been one of the most treasured payment […]

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Kenya businesswomen acquire ICT expertise

December 24, 2020 1:48 pm9 comments
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from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI – MORE than 20 businesses in Kenya are set for a major transformation after some women executives gained knowledge on Artificial Intelligence (AI), big data and cloud computing. The 59 women from 24 organisations in East Africa’s biggest economy have just concluded a three-day […]

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