COVID-19 Vaccine Trials Begin in South Africa and Brazil

I’m going to keep my personal views on the coronavirus vaccine to myself, at least until I’ve done more research. In the meantime, here’s a news update that I found interesting. The following information comes from Clinical Trials Arena. Clinical trials to assess the COVID-19 vaccine candidate, ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (AZD1222), has begun in South Africa…

Are Delivery Drones a Solution?

Greetings All, I just read a very interesting article and had to share my findings with you all. The following information comes from the Knowridge Science Report. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, e-commerce purchases have increased drastically. However, it has come with a price, by way of traffic congestion and commute times for delivery trucks….

A Jamaican Charter Flight from Europe is Being Arranged

In a previous post, I highlighted the 50 Jamaican nationals who were being detained and deported back to Jamaica due to COVID-19. Well, I just came across some additional information. The following is from the Jamaica Observer. Arrangements are being made for nationals stranded in Europe to board a charter flight back home. Closing Jamaica’s…

Nigerian Doctors On Strike

There’s somewhat of a kerfuffle happening in Nigeria, and it’s only right that I share my findings with you all. The following information comes from Africa News. An indefinite strike is being headed by members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD). The doctors union denounced the state’s inadequate provisions of protective equipment, and…

400 Chinese To Leave Kenya?

Greetings Folks, I saw some prophetic news stories earlier and had to share my findings with you all. The following information comes from All Africa and Capital News. It’s been reported that 400 Chinese nationals are leaving Nairobi, Kenya, over fears of the coronavirus. They’ve argued that Kenya’s healthcare system can’t handle huge infection numbers…

China in the Lead to Develop a Vaccine

Greetings Everyone, I came across an update regarding the coronavirus and had to share my findings with you all. The following information is from Africa News. China is putting in great efforts to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus. The Chinese Minister of Science and Technology, Wang Zhigang, stated the following: “When a Chinese vaccine…

Africa Free Trade Postponed

In a previous post, I highlighted the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) that would lead to a 60% boost in intra-African trade by 2022. Well, due to the coronavirus, that has been postponed. The following information comes from Africa News. The African free-trade agreement will not begin on July 1st because of the pandemic,…

Malaysian University Use Robots for Graduation Ceremony?

The coronavirus put the world on pause, and a group of people who felt that blow are 2020 graduates. Well, a recent news report is highlighting an alternative that I surprisingly didn’t find strange. The following information comes from Mashable SE Asia. Located in Terengganu, along the North-East coast of Peninsular Malaysia, Universiti Sultan Zainal…

5-Year-Old Passes Away from COVID-19

There’s been a lot of heavy news recently, and I came across another story that put me in a somber mood. The following information is from The Detroit News. 5-year-old Skylar Herbert has become the youngest person on record to pass away from COVID-19 in the state of Michigan. After being admitted to the hospital…

The Future of Work

Hosted by The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), Edward Alden, James Manyika, Jody Miller, and Debora Spar discuss the future of work after the coronavirus pandemic. Although many businesses and workers will have to adapt to a new economic landscape, there is some hope. Check out CFR’s official website for more information. If you’d like…

Kenyan Scientists Developing 3D Masks for COVID-19

Greetings Good People, I saw some interesting news coming out of the continent and had to share. The following information is from Africa News. Kenyan scientists and engineers are seeking solutions for the COVID-19 pandemic by way of 3D masks. A scientist from a 3D printing company in Nairobi and his partner, Neeval Shah, have…

Italian Government Not Seeking the Arrest of Bill Gates?

Greetings Everyone, There have been rumors circulating the internet eluding to the arrest of Bill Gates over vaccinations. Well, an updated article is arguing that that might not be the case. The following information comes from Republic World. Bill Gates and conspiracy theories are synonymous with each other, and a recent video from the Italian…