Daily Archives: March 21, 2020

Coronavirus Hits Somalia’s Khat Sellers

The new coronavirus has woven itself into the daily lives of Somalis’ pocketbooks, hitting small businesses, including sellers of the herbal stimulant khat.   Khat, the red-stemmed, green-leafed plant that is chewed for its amphetamine-like properties, is grown in Kenya and Ethiopia but is very popular in Somalia, Djibouti and Yemen. On Thursday, Somalia banned

Rwanda Stops Domestic, Foreign Travel in Coronavirus Fight

Rwanda has become the first nation in Africa to be placed on lockdown for at least 14 days in an effort to fight the coronavirus outbreak.   A statement issued by the office of the prime minister said “observing the global trend of the COVID-19 pandemic, and considering the experiences of other countries, there is

Recruiting Tech Volunteers to Fight COVID-19 in Ethiopia  

A Washington-based software developer is recruiting other techies to combat the spread of the new coronavirus in his native Ethiopia, following the lead of countries such as China and South Korea with early experience in what is now a global pandemic. “We need an army of tech volunteers to help the Ethiopian Ministry of Health

‫إعلان أسماء الفائزين للمسابقة السنوية الـ 15 للطالب المطور للحواسيب المركزية

مسابقة العام 2019، المدعومة من شركة أينجل هاك، تشهد أكبر عدد من المشاركين فيها أبدا نيويورك، 20 آذار/مارس، 2020 / بي آر نيوزواير / — أكثر من 25,000 طالب تسجلوا للمشاركة في منافسة بطاقات الهدايا بقيمة 150 دولار والقمصان الحصرية والشارات الرقمية، والانتساب لمجتمع قاعة مواهب إتقان مهارات تطوير الخوادم المركزية، ومصاريف السفر لمؤتمرات آي […]