Congo-Kinshasa: Goma Ebola Patient Dies

Cape Town — Officials in the DR Congo have confirmed that a pastor diagnosed with Ebola in Goma has died, appealing for calm as the epidemic reaches the city with a population of one million people, according to France24. “Unfortunately, I can confirm that the patient died,” North Kivu Goveror Carly Nzanzu Kasivita, said today. Goma borders the Rwandan town of Gisenyi. The World Health Organization (WHO) described the case as a “potential game-changer”. “Goma is a warning,” the World Health Organization’s emergencies chief, Mike Ryan, said in Geneva. source:…

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GSMA Mobile 360 – Africa

As tech and entrepreneurship gathers speed across the region, a new age is fast emerging in Africa – the age of the digital citizen. From the rise in e-commerce; drone delivered hospital supplies; connected livestock; mobile voting; robotic surgery and mobile banking – Africa is witnessing an unprecedented technological evolution thanks to mobile. New technologies such as AI, blockchain, and even 5G offer new opportunities to empower societies and a growing tech savvy youth to bring Africa on par with the rest of the world as an information society. As the…

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