There is an ancient adage and image that depicts the thinking and being of people through a series of archetypal monkeys; Hear no evil, see no evil, and speak no evil. Commonly known as The Wise Monkeys or The Three Wise Monkeys they are typically depicted sitting next to each other in a row. One covers its eyes, … Continue reading The Fourth Monkey; the true wise man
“When it gets down to having to use violence, then you are playing the system’s game. The establishment will irritate you—pull your beard, flick your face—to make you fight. Because once they’ve got you violent, then they know how to handle you.”—John Lennon Brace yourselves. Anytime you have an entire nation so mesmerized by political … Continue reading How George Floyd protests are activating a Police State
With the Covid-19 threatening the healthcare system, people in Mnarani, Kilifi, are worried about their children. According to the report, 17 toddlers died after exhibiting symptoms which included difficulty in breathing, a fever, general body weakness, and a dry mild cough. One of the parents Zacharia Opollo, lost his daughter, Miriam Ndede (one-and-a-half years old) … Continue reading ‘A ticking time bomb’: Coronavirus spread in Africa
Testing is vital to contain the corona virus covid -19. Countries with the capacity to test will be the first to get their economies running again. The under-resourced and unprepared national health systems of many African countries will have difficulty detecting its presence and are not equipped to respond. It’s easy to lose, not just … Continue reading Test, Test, Test; Why African Countries will be overrun by corona Virus covid-19
The word ‘pandemic’ bears a similarity to the word ‘panic’ and indeed ‘pandemonium’. In fact ‘pandemic’ evokes an almost instant flush of fear in those easily manipulated by mass media, before any details have even touched the surface or context in which the word is being used. Those who plan the major moves on the … Continue reading The disease called Fear in the face of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic
Originally known as Project Loon, the technology behind the internet balloons was developed under parent company Alphabet's experimental division, X. Earlier this month, the business "graduated" to become a fully fledged subsidiary in its own right: Loon. As part of its first commercial agreement, Loon has pledged to bring internet access to some of Kenya's … Continue reading Internet-by-balloon; Google Loon launched in Kenya
More than 328,000 people have been infected with a new coronavirus that has spread widely from its origin in China over the past few months. Over 14,300 have already died. Our comprehensive guide for understanding and navigating this global public health threat is below. This is a rapidly developing epidemic, and we will update this … Continue reading Don’t Panic: Coronavirus and COVID-19 Frequently asked questions answered.