Category: World

Ivory Coast becomes second country to receive COVAX vaccines

Ivory Coast becomes the second country to benefit from the COVAX vaccine-sharing facility, a program meant to ensure fairer distribution amid a global scramble for the vaccine against the pandemic. The country on Friday at the commercial capital Abidjan received a shipment of 504,000 COVID-19 doses. By the end of this year, COVAX plans to…

Gozem Appoints French Ride-Hailing Company Chauffeur-Privé’s Co-Founder as Strategic Advisor

Gozem, Africa’s Super App, today announces the arrival of Othmane Bouhlal to the advisory board of the company with a strong commitment as a strategic advisor. As Gozem prepares to enter new markets and scale its business, it is building an advisory board with exceptional entrepreneurial skills in the mobility business. Mr. Bouhlal will help…

Ghana Receives 600,000 Doses Of Free WHO COVAX Vaccines

Ghana on Wednesday announced the arrival of the first shipment of Covid-19 vaccines from Covax, a global scheme to procure and distribute inoculations for free, as the world races to contain the pandemic. This was disclosed by World Health Organisation (WHO) Accra, Ghana via its Twitter handle.COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access, abbreviated as COVAX, is a…

Biden Makes Face Mask Mandatory on Federal Property

In an effort to curb the rising cases of COVID-19 infections in the United State of America that has claimed over 400,000 lives, the newly sworn in President, Joe Biden on his first day in office took a series of executive actions which includes implementing a national mask mandate on federal property. Joe Biden who…

Elon Musk is World’s Richest Man With $195 Billion

With a net worth of $195 billion, South African-born US entrepreneur, Elon Musk, is the world’s richest man, according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a daily ranking of the world’s richest people. The 49-year-old Elon Musk, the man behind Tesla and SpaceX overtakes Jeff Bezos founder of Amazon who has held that title since 2017. Musk’s…

Facebook Extends Suspension On Trump’s Account Until End Of Tenure

The founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, has extended the ban on outgoing US President Donald Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts indefinitely and for at least minimum of next two weeks. This is as a result of the aftermath of the violence that rocked the Capitol Building in Washington DC on Wednesday which resulted in the…

US Election: Joe Biden’s Electoral College Win Certified By Congress

Despite an attack from President Trump’s supporters, who stormed the Capitol to disrupt the proceedings on Wednesday, the US Congress have finally confirmed Mr. Biden’s Electoral College victory and certified him as the next President of the United State. The lawmakers were able to resume the session after police managed to remove the mob, which…

Shams and OMNES Media Unveil An Influencers Platform With Huge Opportunities

Shams Media Services, a subsidiary of Sharjah Media City (Shams), and OMNES Media, an integrated media and communications solutions company, have launched OMNES Influencers platform in its Beta Edition to help users explore and benefit from an ever-expanding online market, which is witnessing a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 32%. “The global influencer platform…