Australasia Covid19 

Australia is defeating coronavirus but remains at risk of losing through an ‘economic own goal’

If handling pandemics was a sport, Australia has made it into the knockout stages of the coronavirus world cup. Despite the current localised outbreaks in Melbourne, half of Australia’s states and both territories are effectively coronavirus free, while there’s only a smattering of cases elsewhere. Economically too, Australia is among the world leaders, thanks to continued demand for our major commodity exports plus large and rapid economic stimulus that has buttressed consumer spending and kept at least 3 million workers attached to their employers, even if those businesses were shut…

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Advertising Africa 

Strategies For Implementing Proper Educational Technology In Nigerian Schools

Prior to we talk about how to implement Educational technology in Nigeria, there is a need to understand what it means. Educational Technology is the usage of tools such as online tools and resources for the benefit of establishing education. Along with utilizing tools, academic technology assesses both theoretical and useful applications of these tools for learning. Establishing instructional technology in a school makes learning more engaging. Trainees will be interested to understand more, due to the fact that their lessons are now interactive with pictures, videos and slides, all…

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Covid19 North America 

Racism in Canada needs to stop

Indigenous people, along with other people of colour in Canada, are like children in a dysfunctional home. We feel somehow responsible and we want to do something about it, but as long as the parents continue to drink, fight, gamble and carry on there is nothing we can do. Sometimes we just sit back and watch the white majority tie themselves in knots as they try to explain racism and how and why it doesn’t apply to them. NDP leader Jagmeet Singh had the temerity to call a spade a…

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Covid19 Europe 

Erdogan says Turkey lost ground in coronavirus fight

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday Turkey had lost some ground in its battle with the coronavirus but a focus on hygiene, masks, and social distancing will protect people and help the economy rebound in the second half of the year. This month, Ankara opened restaurants and cafes and lifted weekend stay-home orders and most intercity travel bans. But since June 1 new COVID-19 cases have doubled to nearly 1,600 per day, raising concerns of a re-emergence. “The numbers in recent days show that we have lost our position in…

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Africa Financial Services 

MONEY, PEOPLE & POWER: The 10 bank CEOs who control 80% of Uganda’s banking sector – CEO East Africa

1. Anne Juuko Chief Executive, Stanbic Bank 2019 Asset Value: UGX6.6 trillion Market Share: 20.2 per cent Industry Rank: 1 Stanbic Bank has maintained the top spot in the banking sector ever since the acquisition of a majority stake (80per cent) in Uganda Commercial Bank (UCB) back in 2001. Getting to the top spot was the easy bit – despite the politics around the acquisition. Remaining at the top, ahead of the chasing pack is where all credit is due to the bank shareholders and management that have given the…

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