• Cybersecurity: Everything You Need To Know About This Pegasus Spyware Scandal

    Have you gotten a head-scratching missed call on WhatsApp recently? It’s just one of the ways the Pegasus spyware infiltrates smartphone data and hardware. End-to-end encryption is a technology that scrambles messages on your phone and unscrambles them only on the recipients’ phones, which means anyone who intercepts the...
  • Qatar Airways Details Its Partnership With RwandAir for Customer Satisfaction

    The partnership will leverage Qatar Airways’ global network, increase access to African destinations, and integrate respective loyalty programmes’ benefits. Qatar Airways has officially inked an interline agreement with RwandAir, deepening their partnership. The move will allow travellers on both carriers to access over 160 destinations across the networks from...
  • COVID-19: Vaccine Inequity Could See Africans Shut Out Of Unrestricted Travel

    In North America and Europe, around a third of the population are fully vaccinated, but in Africa, with an average of 13% fully vaccinated. As the world starts to open up, a number of nations are actively contemplating allowing free travel to those who have received both shots of...
  • Favour Ori’s PayDay Is Bridging The Gap Between Talent And Opportunity In Africa

    PayDay allows talents throughout Africa to receive payments from their global clients within minutes via their phones or computers. Favour Ori is a young entrepreneur working tirelessly with his team at TalentMatch to ensure accessibility of employment in technology on the African continent, with its flagship product, PayDay. Ori...
  • African Artists to Star in COVID-19 Vaccine Animation Series

    Bono, Penélope Cruz, Danai Gurira, David Oyelowo, and Calum Worthy to Star in Covid-19 Vaccine Animation Series. The ONE Campaign, the global health and anti-poverty organization co-founded by Bono, launched “Pandemica,” an animated series created to raise awareness of the critical importance of global vaccine access in ending the pandemic....
  • History Is Made – Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Chosen as WTO Director-General

    The World Trade Organization (WTO) members made history today, February 15, 2021, when the General Council agreed by consensus to select Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria as the organization’s seventh Director-General. When she takes office on 1 March, Dr. Okonjo-Iweala will become the first woman and the first African to...
  • RwandAir to Restart Its Flights to and from London and Brussels

    RwandAir is set to resume flights from Kigali to London and Brussels from October 3rd, 2020. The resumption of European services will see the leading African carrier switch its UK operations from London Gatwick, with commercial flights to the Rwandan capital now departing from London Heathrow for the first...
  • Mo Ibrahim Leadership Fellowship for Africans Opens for Application

    Applications are invited for the Mo Ibrahim Foundation Leadership Fellowship Programme 2021 at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. As part of its programme to support member States, UNECA is partnering with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation to promote leadership development through a practical and on-the-job fellowship....
  • Mitigating COVID-19 through Innovation: Perspectives from Ghana

    Government has rolled out digital solutions to disseminate information and tackle the “infodemic” of false claims, including a 24/7 Coronavirus 311 Information Service helpline and WhatsApp chatbot. The Ministry of Health provides updates through the Ghana Health Service’s website. According to Amazon's web insights tool Alexa, internet traffic on...