World Dec 23

Citizens' Gavel associate lawyer Isaac Aghi checks a Podus app on a computer at the Gavel office in Lagos
In Africa, rescuing the languages that Western tech ignores

Computers have become amazingly precise at translating spoken words to text messages and scouring huge troves of data for answers to complex questions – as long as you speak English or another of the world's dominant languages.

World Nov 26

Coronavirus - Air traffic with South Africa is restricted
New ‘omicron’ variant prompts global travel restrictions

The discovery of a new coronavirus variant sent a chill through much of the world as nations raced to halt air travel, markets fell sharply and scientists held emergency meetings. But the risks of the variant remained largely unknown.