Countries in sub-Saharan Africa most affected as Meta halts low-cost Express Wi-Fi

Countries in sub-Saharan Africa have been worst-affected by Meta’s plan to discontinue its low-cost Express Wi-Fi internet, launched five years ago to drive connectivity in underserved regions. Meta (formerly Facebook) quietly issued this notice saying that it plans to wind

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Biden to lift travel restrictions on southern African countries that were put in place due to Omicron

The restrictions will lift on December 31 at 12:01 a.m. ET, the officials said. News of the lifted restrictions was first reported by Reuters. President Joe Biden ordered the restrictions in late November on the advice of his public health

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Biden Administration to End Omicron Travel Restrictions on African Countries

A traveler walks through the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, Penn., December, 23 2021. (Hannah Beier/Reuters) The Biden administration on December 31 will lift travel restrictions initially imposed on eight southern African nations following the discovery of the Omicron

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COP26 Cables: A Bit of Argy Bargy among Countries Seeking the Spotlight in Glasgow

A Competitive Enterprise Institute update on the international climate conference in Glasgow. My Competitive Enterprise Institute colleagues and I are filing brief cables on COP26, the international climate conference being held in Glasgow, Scotland. Below is our fifth dispatch. TL;DR:

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WHO director scolds rich countries, calls for booster moratorium until 2022

Enlarge / World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Covid-19 Coverage View more stories The director-general for the World Health Organization on Wednesday called for a longer moratorium on high-income countries administering COVID-19 booster shots—extending the agency’s requested moratorium from

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