How to make sense of the coronavirus chaos

By Esosa Aihie We are beset on all sides, hourly, daily by COVID-19 data, hypotheses, speculation, & conspiracy theories. We live in a world in which news, often pops up on social media without any useful context or consideration, which we have to provide context. Learning how to do that is becoming one of the most crucial skills we need to make sense of what we read.  A good way to make sense is to distinguish between three...

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Impact of COVID-19 on the Air Industry

By Esosa Aihie The International Air Transport Association has warned that revenue from flying passengers could drop by nearly a third of a trillion dollars this year & that 25 million jobs are at risk.  Aircraft need plenty of work & attention while in storage. Prolonged storage has an impact on airworthiness. As a result, airlines scramble for proper storage facilities across the🌍  Challenges include: the fading of...

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COVID-19 – Calls for Greater Resilience in Africa

By Esosa Aihie Africa may need an emergency economic stimulus of $100 billion—including an estimated $44 billion waiver for interest payments in 2020. In 2020, the pandemic could cost between $37 billion & $79 billion in output losses, while impact on household welfare is expected to reach 7%.  Likely to create severe food security crisis & a contraction of between 2.6% & 7%. Decline in food imports (as much as 25% or...

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Watch out Hollywood for Instagram Sensations Ikorodu Bois – Muiz Sanni (15), Malik Sanni (10) & Fawas Aina (13)
Apr12

Watch out Hollywood for Instagram Sensations Ikorodu Bois – Muiz Sanni (15), Malik Sanni (10) & Fawas Aina (13)

By Esosa Aihie Watch out Hollywood for Instagram Sensations Ikorodu Bois – Muiz Sanni (15), Malik Sanni (10) & Fawas Aina (13) The Ikorodu Bois — brothers Muiz Sanni, 15, Malik Sanni, 10, and their 13-year-old cousin Fawas Aina have become Instagram sensations by using everyday household items to recreate multimillion-dollar music videos and Hollywood movie trailers, shot by shot. Muiz and Malik’s big brother,...

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Apple and Google partnership on reducing spread of COVID-19 through Bluetooth contact tracing technology

Esosa Aihie Google & Apple have announced a joint effort to enable the use of Bluetooth tech to help governments & health agencies reduce the spread of COVID-19 with user privacy & security central to the design. With close cooperation & collaboration with developers, governments & public health providers, Apple & Google two of the🌎’s tech giants plan to harness the power of tech to help countries around...

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Nigerian Yusuf Abdulrahman Sambo PHD at the forefront of Scotland’s 5G Revolution
Apr06

Nigerian Yusuf Abdulrahman Sambo PHD at the forefront of Scotland’s 5G Revolution

At the heart of Scotland’s 5G revolution is Nigeria’s 31 year old Yusuf Abudulrahmam Sambo! Yusuf Abdulrahman Sambo is a research associate and the 5G-SON (self-organised network) test bed lead at the University of Glasgow, UK. Sambo was born in 1988 in Kaduna. He hails from Ikara local government, Kaduna state. He is the son of Abdulrahman Sambo, former acting Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme...

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