In a recent interview, the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres noted that the future after the COVID-19 pandemics will be more digital.
The Government of South Africa has published regulations to establish an electronic COVID-19 tracking and tracing system. The system will have a database where anyone tested for COVID-19 will have their identity details registered.
Internet rights groups in Pakistan have warned that the digital divide in Pakistan has the potential to cause more inequalities as the COVID-19 pandemic pushes individuals and entities to shift to online work and education.
The Coronavirus outbreak has pushed climate change diplomacy online ahead of the 2020 Conference of the Parties (COP26) to be held in Glasgow.
The outbreak of coronavirus has shed light on the corporate digital divide. As the world embraces social distancing measures like teleworking, distance learning, and online conferencing, the gap between businesses that transitioned online and those that have not or cannot widens.
The UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) has initiated a project that aims to provide small and medium businesses in northern Uganda with information technology tools such as smartphones and other digital devices, which in turn are meant to help run business activities in the health, agricultural, and education se
An artificial intelligence (AI) powered tool has been developed by the University of Sydney affiliated startup Detect ED-X. The tool will be used to detect coronavirus from lung scans. The tool was initially developed to scan breast cancer, but was modified amid the pandemic.