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No Vaccine - No Access

No vaccine, no access! Why Africa needs Mobile based Rapid PCR Test Container Laboratories now! Soon it will be compulsory for anyone seeking to use public services in Kenya – including schools, hospitals and transport – to present a Covid-19 vaccination certificate. How is this going to work in a country where fewer than 5% of the population have been vaccinated? In Zimbabwe, you can’t go to a restaurant without a vaccine certificate. In Morocco, you need a vaccine pass to go to the cinema. But Kenya is about to go much, much further, making it compulsory for every adult to get a vaccine or else be excluded from public services. But fewer than 5% of Kenyans are vaccinated, and the country doesn’t have enough doses to cover the rest. To accelerate Covid-19 vaccination rates in the country, Kenya plans to deny the unvaccinated access to public services. This would affect everything from going to schools and using public transport to immigration services and visiting hospitals and prison
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Back to Square One?

  Back to square one...The truth and evidence, how Disruptive Technologies are th e game changer for everything and why the death toll on  SARS-CoV-2  in Africa, may depend on innovative crises management! The official figures do not say much in many African countries about SARS because not even the total number of deceased is counted correctly. But a few resourceful people have thoughts of how you could still get good numbers: their idea, e.g. observe cemeteries, or i.e. the number of funerals.  Some of those people counted by hand or by satellite. https://www.nzz.ch/international/coronavirus-in-afrika-tiefe-offizielle-zahlen-volle-friedhoefe-ld.1635836 ? According to this data, excess mortality was increased by 60 percent in the capital of Ethiopia during the month of April, when Addis Ababa     was hit by a second corona wave...while in the Zimbabwean capital Harare , local media recently reported that the number of funerals had quadrupled compared to the previous year. In Lusa

COVID-19 is awful. But Climate crises will be worse.

While the discussions increase on vaccine and best vaccination process roadmaps, the Pandemic caused a significant global crisis and has shocked the world, causing a tragic number of deaths, making people afraid to leave home, and leading to economic hardship not seen in many generations. Its effects are rippling across the world. But still we have to accept two things: First, in the last 120 years the world has seen worse tragic loss life, namely with two world-wars (1914-1918 and 1939-1945), several local wars (Vietnam and Korea), and political motivated atrocities.  Now, one would not imagine that in just a few decades, the same description will fit another global crisis: the  climate change crises . As awful as this pandemic is, climate change crises will be worse. It is obvious that only very few can put the context of COVID-19 near to climate change crises or to even see a problem like climate change crises right now. When disaster strikes, it is human nature to worry only about

The Spread of Surveillance Tech in Africa - A Security Concern beyond checks and balances

The spread of surveillance technology hits Africa in a very fragile time and it is going hand in hand with the illusion that the world wide web (internet) is providing the people to have free speech - and ultimately help them to reach freedom and Democracy. In fact, the world community needs to approach the Internet in a new and disruptive way, as we need a total re-shaping and a new governing landscape of the internet if we do not want the world wide web potentially become a tool of repression to humanity. Unfortunately, this type of repression is happening right now in big scale and undermines in many ways the way forward to built those needed resilient civil societies, such as in Africa. A detailed review on the danger and misuse of the internet and surveillance technology during the recent manipulated elections in Uganda is elaborated in this article =>  https://africacenter.org/spotlight/surveillance-technology-in-africa-security-concerns/ Aside of this issue to rebuild the i

Cyber Security - Vulnerability of Democracy

2021 is just a few days old, but we are already deep inside of a world where political news and developments around us leave many speechless and even more of us insecure where this all is hitting to. And those who hope and pray for a better life, being even more scared what to come their way.  Lucky those of us, who are "apolitical" one could believe. But the reality is, that no one on this planet can afford anymore to be non-political or 'apolitical'.  We can not afford anymore to be apolitical, because our core foundation of Democracy, free speech and human rights are at threat. Those foundations are also about the content we create and share as it is the nature we live in, hence its a clear and present danger to our society, our communities as the internet is also the source of our "knowledge" that we share between us - an internet that many of us use and are depending on for steering our daily life, pleasure or business, or for education. Moreover, we wi