Tag: technology

WHO Health Alert brings COVID-19 facts to billions via WhatsApp

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WHO has launched a dedicated messaging services in Arabic, English, French and Spanish with partners WhatsApp and Facebook to keep people safe from coronavirus. This easy-to-use messaging service has the potential to reach 2 billion people and enables WHO to get information directly into the hands of the people that need it.

From government leaders to health workers and family and friends, this messaging service provides the latest news and information on coronav

Kaspersky supports healthcare institutions amid COVID-19 pandemic with free full featured product licenses for six months

Kaspersky (www.Kaspersky.co.za) announces free availability of its core endpoint security products for medical organisations, in order to help them stay protected from cyberthreats during the pandemic. The full list of B2B products available for free for six months includes Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud Plus, Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365, Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business Advanced and Kaspersky Hybrid Cloud Security.

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Coronavirus – South Africa: Minister Blade Nzimande on establishment of Coronavirus COVID-19 Departmental Task Teams

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The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, has established COVID-19 Teams for the Department of Science and Technology and the Department of Higher Education and Training respectively.

These distinct teams are comprised of stakeholders in these two sectors who are critical to the advancement of the sectors’ roles. These two teams will assist the Minister for effective participation in the work of the President led National

Coronavirus – Uganda: UNICEF scales up support in 145 countries to keep children learning, as COVID-19 forces majority of schools worldwide to close

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As nationwide school closures disrupt education for more than 80 per cent of students worldwide, UNICEF today announced it will significantly scale up support in all countries to help children continue their learning while keeping schools safe.

"Schools in the majority of countries worldwide have closed. It is an unprecedented situation and unless we collectively act now to protect children's education, societies and economies will feel the burden long after

[News Alert]: Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation Share Coronavirus Prevention and Treatment Handbook; Establish Global Program for Increased Sharing Among Global Medical Personnel

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The Jack Ma Foundation (www.JackMaFoundation.org.cn) and Alibaba Foundation are sharing key lessons and experience from doctors and other medical administrators and staff at the First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine (FAHZU), who were at the frontline of COVID-19 treatment in China and crucial to slowing its spread.

In the form of a digital handbook, the medical administrators and staff cover and share globally what they’

Canon celebrates 17th consecutive year of No.1 share of global interchangeable-lens digital camera market

Canon Inc (www.Canon-CNA.com) is proud to announce that the company’s interchangeable-lens digital cameras (DSLR and Mirrorless) have once again maintained the number one share of the global market for the 17th consecutive year [1] from 2003 to 2019.

Canon develops the key imaging system components featured in its EOS series of interchangeable lens cameras, CMOS image sensors, image processors and interchangeable lenses under the core concept of &ldqu

Breaking: Africa’s first Online Product Launch is coming with TECNO CAMON 15 series’ launch with Wizkid on TECNO’s Facebook & DSTV on April 2nd...

Recently, TECNO (https://www.TECNO-Mobile.com) announced that it will hold its product launch through TV broadcast on April 2nd to unveil its camera phone- the TECNO CAMON 15 series on DSTV golden time -- 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. It will be streamed live online on TECNO’s Facebook and will include a generous giveaway for TECNO fans. This online product launch will be the first-ever online smartphone launch in African history, which is not only a big breakthrough in the smartphone industry, but

XinaBox – Reaching for the Stars

From collecting data in sub-zero Antarctica to rapid circuit prototyping on the International Space Station (ISS), XinaBox (https://XinaBox.cc), a South African company with humble beginnings is reinventing the way we approach IoT while inspiring students to follow STEM careers.

In 2008 Bjarke Gotfredsen and Judi Sandrock founded Meta Economic Development Organisation (MEDO) – a South African non-profit development organization implementing bespoke entrepreneurship and