Arming Africa with science against COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019, or COVID-19, is an infectious disease caused by a novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV2). The disease emerged in December 2019 from Wuhan, China, and spread globally at a dizzying pace. It is important to distinguish between the virus (SARS-CoV2) and the disease (COVID-19), since there are more people infected with […]

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Hello A(I)frica

The global rise of artificial intelligence holds both promise and danger, and Africa needs its own experts to balance the two, Eunice Kilonzo reports. “I get smarter the more you tell me,” says Ada. “So I am going to ask a few questions that will help me help you. What’s your name?”Eunice.“Are you pregnant?”No.“Are you […]

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