Daily Archives: May 11, 2020

Nokia fails to secure 5G contracts in China due to technical issues

BEIJING, May 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A news report by China.org.cn on Nokia fails to secure 5G contracts in China due to technical issues. Finland-based telecommunications equipment company Nokia has come away almost empty-handed in terms of huge 5G contracts awarded

African Nations Seek Their Own Solutions in Virus Crisis

DAKAR, SENEGAL – A loud hiss and grunt come from a green bag pressing air through a tube, as Senegalese researchers work to develop a prototype ventilator that could cost a mere $160 each instead of tens of thousands of

‘Coronavirus Hairstyle’ Spikes in Popularity in East Africa

NAIROBI, KENYA – The coronavirus has revived a hairstyle in East Africa, one with braided spikes that echo the virus’ distinctive shape.   The style’s growing popularity is in part due to economic hardships linked to virus restrictions — it’s

South Africans Tire of Lengthy Viral Restrictions

JOHANNESBURG – To say South Africa is tired of the lockdown would be a gross understatement. Officials acknowledge the effect that a curfew and limitations on movement are having on the population’s financial and mental health, but say they are holding firm

Teachers in Khomas adapting well to online learning: Vries

 Director of Education for Khomas Region Gerard Vries said, teachers in the region have given a positive response and they are adapting well to online teaching as a new teaching method. He made the remarks on Monday at the COVID-19

Eight charged at Nkurenkuru for disobeying lockdown regulations

 The Namibian police in the Kavango West Region charged eight people over the weekend for illegally selling alcohol and not adhering to stage two of the emergency lockdown regulations. The Namibian Police Regional Commander for the region Commissioner Joseph at

E-learning and illiteracy a challenge in Omaheke: Semba

 Omaheke Director of Education Arts and Culture, Pecka Semba has said out of 47 schools in the region about 10 schools have not fully adopted to the new mode introduced for the continuation of teaching and learning due to their

Investigations into former president’s son’s assault case still ongoing

 Investigations into the case of Hamukoto Wakapa Pohamba, the son of former president Hifikepunye Pohamba, who was earlier last month (April 2020) arrested for allegedly assaulting his wife in the capital, are still ongoing. The 41-year-old Pohamba made another appearance