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SA makes headway with COVID-19 track and trace system

Telkom partners with the CSIR and Institute of Communicable Diseases to develop a coronavirus track and trace system.

1:20

WHO brings coronavirus facts to WhatsApp

The World Health Organisation’s facts about COVID-19 are now accessible to billions via popular messaging platform, WhatsApp.

3:30
20 Mar

WhatsApp is top information source for COVID-19 in Africa

A survey shows South Africans, Kenyans and Nigerians refer to social media for coronavirus information, noting WhatsApp as the primary source.

1:50
20 Mar

Acer provides e-learning tools amid COVID-19

The computer company empowers students and teachers to continue the learning process during the coronavirus outbreak.

6:30

Digital economy companies take a punch as COVID-19 spreads

Analysts weigh in on the impact of coronavirus on digital economy firms, stressing the need for aggressive awareness and communication to sustain the businesses.

2:40

ICASA steps up fight against spread of COVID-19

The authority reviews how it conducts its business, suspends all public hearings, local and international travel.   

5:00

SAP co-founder holding aces in COVID-19 vaccination

CureVac, a company owned by Dietmar Hopp, is reportedly making good progress in the development of a vaccine for the coronavirus.

4:30

Facebook pulls shocking coronavirus ads in SA

The firm prohibits ads for products that refer to the coronavirus in ways intended to create a panic, or imply their products guarantee a cure.

7:20

Coronavirus pandemic will be defining moment for the Internet

The Internet shows its prowess, becoming of greater and pivotal assistance as COVID-19 poses an increasing threat to the world’s health and productivity.

2:30
9 Mar

SXSW cancelled as coronavirus continues to spread

South by Southwest joins the list of large global tech events to be cancelled amid the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus.

2:10

Facebook joins coronavirus fight

The social media giant runs free adverts for the World Health Organisation, which share credible and accurate information about the coronavirus.

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Is your company prepared for the coronavirus?

Companies should consider the direct and indirect impacts of the pandemic when evaluating whether they are prepared for the coronavirus, says Padma Naidoo, GM: Advisory Services at ContinuitySA.

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