Source: Republic of South Africa, Department of Health |

Coronavirus – South Africa: Media Statement 2 April 2020

The teams here have confidently and proactively gone about preparing for all eventualities of COVID-19

As at today the total number of COVID-29 positive cases is 1462- this is an increase of 82 cases. We are still observing that the increase of cases is below what we had initially projected and we believe this is due to the restriction we have placed on movement and…

Source: The World Bank Group |

How countries are using edtech (including online learning, radio, television, texting) to support access to remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic

In support of this work, the World Bank is cataloguing emerging approaches, by country, in an internal database

The World Bank is actively working with ministries of education in dozens of countries in support of their efforts to utilize educational technologies of all sorts to provide remote learning opportunities for students while schools are closed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and is in active dialogue with…

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Magic of Unseen: TECNO Mobile Brings Wizkid and Guinness World Record™ Title to Africa’s first online launch

As one of the many loyal users and a fan of TECNO Mobile, Wizkid raised a lot of valuable questions about TENCO and its CAMON 15

Last night, TECNO (www.TECNO-Mobile.com) released its new camera phone, CAMON 15 series through an online launch event, which became a milestone event in the smartphone industry as the first online product launch in Africa. The online launch themed "Magic of Unseen" was not long, but the content was extremely rich:…

APO Group
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APO Group arming communicators with a full suite of digital solutions to help adapt during coronavirus pandemic

The first things communicators need to do is readjust their mix of public relations and marketing activities

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading pan-African communications and business consultancy, remains fully operational and is supporting clients and media as the coronavirus pandemic spreads around the world. When a global crisis like the coronavirus hits, it is critical for businesses to keep communicating if they want to survive. But they…

Yebo
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Africa 24 Media launches Africa’s First Factual Story Telling Platform

Yebo aims to be the guide of Africa through stories

Africa 24 Media announces the official launch of the continent’s first all factual video on demand platform. Yebo (www.Yebo.live/en/) aims to be the guide of Africa through stories. Making the announcement the company’s Founder and C.E.O, Asif Sheikh, said this is a huge milestone for Africa 24 Media and the…

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Coronavirus - Africa: Africa CDC Joins Forces with Co-Creation Hub to Use Smart Ways to Educate and Sensitize the Continent on COVID-19

The collaboration will focus on projects delivering vetted critical information from Africa CDC to Africans in remote areas using innovative and culturally sensitive messaging

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) is collaborating with the Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB), the leading technology innovation centre in Africa, to launch a call, for innovative communication projects on COVID-19 based on indigenous African languages targeted at the semi-urban and rural population across Africa. The communication projects are…

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA)
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Banish boredom with Canon’s Creative Park

Ten papercraft ideas to help entertain the family while staying indoors

During this time of uncertainty, it can be difficult to find new ways to keep families entertained whilst remaining indoors, with many looking to learn new skills and keep minds active. Canon’s (www.Canon-CNA.com) free Creative Park (https://bit.ly/3bAy3bb) is on hand to help keep people occupied with thousands of fun papercraft…

MePlaylistTM
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MePlaylistTM “a 100% African Start-Up for Music Streaming and Promotion” attracts Investment from Mathew Knowles and other Global Investors

The company which was founded by Olakunle Oladehin, a seasoned entertainment industry insider, is poised to revitalize the streaming market

MePlaylistTM (https://www.MePlaylist.com/) a 100% African solution to music consumption and promotion has earned the attention of global investors and partners like Mr Mathew Knowles, father of artists Beyoncé and Solange Knowles. Mr Knowles believes MePlaylistTM offers music consumers in Africa a unique experience that is much more simplified for a…

TECNO Mobile
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Rumors leaked! Mysterious “gift” from Wizkid will be given away during TECNO CAMON 15’s online launch!

Many subscribers have even received a phone invitation from Wizkid himself!

It is getting closer and closer to the TECNO CAMON 15 series (www.Tecno-Mobile.com) online launch day, and more information has been leaked. Many subscribers have even received a phone invitation from Wizkid himself! We heard that Wizkid will attend the unprecedented online launch, and there will be surprise gifts offered…

World Health Organization (WHO)
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Coronavirus - Fact Check: COVID-19 is NOT airborne

The virus that causes COVID-19 is mainly transmitted through droplets generated when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or speaks. These droplets are too heavy to hang in the air. They quickly fall on floors or surfaces. You can be infected by breathing in the virus if you are within 1…