#1. U.S/Africa relations
With less than a week in office, President Biden has issued executive orders that affect Africa positively. Today News Africa highlights the 5 areas that include COVID-19 Relief, a Repeal of the ban on Muslims and Africans, changes to asylum and visas, and much more.
#2. Sneaky Amazon Prime Deals
The Business Insider has spilled the tea! Excited about all the money you are saving on Amazon Prime? The must-read article highlights how the shipping giant lures you into the Amazon ecosystem through Prime. So, maybe the “best price” is not the best price if you don’t shop around.
#3. COVID-19 in China
New coronavirus cases have been reported in China. The New York Times shares that 22 million people have been put on lockdown. This is after the Government had claimed success in dealing with the virus last year.
#4. WhatsApp Scares
Whats App is undoubtedly Africa’s favorite App. A new Privacy Plan to share user info has raised concerns around the world. Quartz Africa reports that as the Continent’s most popular App, it was highly unlikely that there will be a huge migration from it.
All challenges are not created equal. The Citizen reported that International backlash from the famous TikTok #FufuChallenge erupted over social media recently. Does anyone know who started it, and why? Either way, spitting out and making derogatory comments about a culture’s food on video did not go well, at all.