Botswana’s Capital Back in Lockdown After COVID-19 Cases Double


GABORONE – Botswana has put its capital, Gaborone, back into a two-week lockdown starting Friday, closing schools and restricting movements, after confirmed local COVID-19 transmissions doubled this week. Botswana’s health minister, Dr. Lemogang Kwape, said a return to lockdown was needed after the capital saw what he called a “worrying rise” in local cases of […]

3 Charged in Massive Twitter Hack, Bitcoin Scam


LONDON – A British man, a Florida man and a Florida teen hacked the Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls to scam people around globe out of more than $100,000 in bitcoin, authorities said Friday.  Graham Ivan Clark, 17, was arrested Friday in Tampa, where the Hillsborough State Attorney’s Office will prosecute […]

Un dispositif médical qui sauve la vie en cas d’hémorragie du post-partum reçoit l’approbation réglementaire au Ghana et au Kenya


Fabriqué en Afrique : Le premier dispositif de tamponnement intra-utérin par ballonnet à faible coût et préassemblé qui protège les femmes contre la cause principale de mortalité maternelle SEATTLE, 31 juillet 2020 /PRNewswire/ — L’organisation de santé mondiale à but non lucratif PATH et la société Sinapi Biomedical d’Afrique du Sud, ont annoncé aujourd’hui que le ballonnet utérin Sinapi Ellavi […]

Les réseaux à très haut débit créent une compétitivité différenciée pour les opérateurs


SHENZHEN, Chine, 30 juillet 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Huawei a organisé la séance « Premium Networks, Better Digital World » (Des réseaux à très haut débit pour améliorer le monde numérique) lors du Better World Summit 2020. Durant cette séance en mode interactif, des opérateurs internationaux, l’analyste d’IDC et Huawei ont discuté de la façon dont les opérateurs pouvaient différencier leurs […]

US Economy Hit By Deepest Quarterly Plunge in 70 Years


WASHINGTON – The U.S. said Thursday its economy, ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, plummeted 9.5% between April and June, the biggest quarterly plunge in records dating back seven decades.   The second quarter economic decline translated to an annualized drop of 32.9%.  The three-month drop reported by the Commerce Department, combined with a 4.8% dip […]

COVID-19 May Hit Young People Hard, WHO Warns


The resurgence of the coronavirus in many countries is “driven in part by younger people letting down their guard during the Northern Hemisphere summer,” World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Thursday. Young adults, many without masks, are ignoring social distancing recommendations to pack bars, nightclubs, and beaches that have been reopened since authorities […]

Death Toll from Australia Coronavirus Surge Rises to 189


Australia’s southern state of Victoria posted 723 new COVID-19 cases and 13 deaths on Wednesday, a new one-day record for the hardest-hit state from the sudden spike of the disease. The new numbers exceed the 532 new coronavirus cases posted on Monday for Australia’s second most populous state. Victoria has now posted over 9,900 total […]

Premium Networks Build Differentiated Competitiveness for Carriers


SHENZHEN, China, July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Huawei hosted the “Premium Networks, Better Digital World” session at Better World Summit 2020. During this online session, global carriers, IDC analyst, and Huawei discussed how carriers can differentiate their services and improve networks to ensure businesses thrive. Differentiated networks will be a competitive edge for carriers The […]

5G + Cloud + AI: Huawei Works with Carriers to Power New ICT Infrastructure


SHENZHEN, China, July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — At the Better World Summit 2020, Huawei announced that it will continuously work with global carriers to build new ICT infrastructure that runs on innovative 5G, cloud, and AI technologies to enable intelligent transformation across numerous industries. China Telecom shared how they develop differentiated 5G + cloud + […]

Public Acceptance Key to COVID-19 Vaccine Success, Fauci Says


The top U.S. infectious disease expert is warning that while significant progress is being made on potential COVID-19 vaccines around the world, the public must be convinced they are safe, effective and necessary.    In an exclusive interview with the Associated Press late Tuesday, Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health said that […]

US Leads World with 150,000 Coronavirus Deaths


The total number of COVID-19 cases around the world has now topped 17 million, with nearly 670,000 deaths — and the United States is leading the world in both categories. With more than 4.4 million total confirmed cases, the U.S. reached another milestone in the coronavirus pandemic Wednesday when it passed 150,000 deaths, according to data […]

After Nearly Erasing COVID-19, Vietnam Grapples with a Spike


TAIPEI, TAIWAN – Vietnamese officials are rushing to control a sudden new outbreak of COVID-19 after reporting one of the world’s most successful control efforts earlier in the year.  Authorities in the Southeast Asian country sealed off the central coast tourist city Danang Sunday after two people tested positive for the deadly atypical pneumonia, domestic […]