Month: March 2020

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Post-Covid19: Society Needs New Ways of Behavior, Study, Work, Social Life

When the world comes out of the emergency due to the Coronavirus pandemic, “We will need to study new ways of behavior, study, work, social life, to always keep a safe distance from each other.  Theaters, stadiums, cinemas and planes will have to be redesigned to contain fewer people and fewer crowds. I go further. As vaccine …

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Call for Papers – Learning Analytics for Primary and Secondary Schools

The Journal of Learning Analytics is inviting authors to submit papers on learning analytics in Primary and Secondary schools. The Journal of Learning Analytics is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal, disseminating the highest quality research in the field. The journal is the official publication of the Society for Learning Analytics Research (SoLAR).   GUEST EDITORS Vitomir …

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First African SARS-CoV-2 genome sequence from Nigerian COVID-19 case

These Nigerian doctors might just prevent the next deadly pandemic The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the African Centre of Excellence for the Genomics of Infectious Disease (ACEGID) at Redeemer’s University, Ede, Nigeria (RUN), the Centre for Human Virology and Genomics (CHVG), Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), the Centre for Human and Zoonotic …

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Attend: African Scientists to host Zoom Scientific Symposium on COVID-19

Scientific Symposium on COVID-19: Perspective from Africa  Top Scientist and Tutu Fellow, Professor Julie Makani from SickleINAfrica will host a Zoom symposium on COVID-19. The lineup of the panelists is impressive and promises to give a comprehensive perspective on the effects of the pandemic in Africa. The discussion will look at the diffeent aspects of …

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Support Kufema Zimbabwe – Open Source Ventilator Project

Breathe Zimbabwe! We all know the time for “someone must do something” is over. It’s time for all of us to say “we must do something, together!” This is an entirely voluntary, open source project to build and distribute ventilators and associated components to help Zimbabweans in need during this COVID-19 crisis. Kufema are pulling …

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Government-led Lockdown Not Enough for Zimbabwe’s fight against Covid19

It took a while for the Zimbabwean government to meaningfully respond to the Covid19 pandemic, better late than never. Now that President Emmerson Mnangagwa has decreed that there shall be a 21-day lockdown for the ailing country, a lot needs to be done to ensure the efficacy of this intervention in achieving its main objective …

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HSRC Survey – South African Public Understanding of and Response to the COVID-19 Emergency

Dear Fellow South Africans, Our country has recently joined the world in directly facing the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic. Individuals, communities and businesses have all been, and will in the immediate future be affected by the progression of this disease, in South Africa, across the continent and across the globe. With schools closed, trade …

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WHO and scientists from the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub invite you to #BuildforCOVID19

In collaboration with other companies and platforms in the tech ecosystem, alongside partners including the World Health Organization and scientists from the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, global developers are being invited to participate in a new online hackathon tackling issues related to coronavirus (COVID-19). Open for submissions today (26-03-2020), the hackathon will encourage breakthrough software solutions …

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National Covid19 Statistics Indicative of Country’s Testing Rate

The World Health Organization (WHO), in its bid to quell fake news and the associated pandemonium, has instituted measures to make sure that correct information around Covid19 is distributed from credible sources. One of the major standards set by the WHO is to rely on official government statistics for the tally of those who have …

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Covid19 – Zimbabweans Demand Decisive Government Intervention

“The Covid19 pandemic has already left an indelible mark on the lives of people across the globe. The virus has transformed our way of life as we know it, we will never go back to where we were a few ago. Technology adoption has been accelerated and the definition of work redefined”, said Edzai Zvobwo, …

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