Logistical challenges hamper COVID-19 vaccination drives in Africa

Logistical challenges hamper COVID-19 vaccination drives in Africa

Deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines to Africa have picked upBut many countries’ vaccination programmes face problemsSmall percentage of Africa’s population fully vaccinatedNAIROBI, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Many African nations are struggling with the logistics of accelerating their COVID-19 inoculation campaigns as deliveries of vaccines to the continent finally pick up, the head of Africa’s disease control … Read more

Crypto Rally Drives Ether to New All-Time High as Bitcoin Nears Fresh Record

Crypto Rally Drives Ether to New All-Time High as Bitcoin Nears Fresh Record

Text size Cryptocurrencies have been on a tear this year. Dreamstime A rally in cryptocurrencies lifted two of the largest digital assets into record territory, with Ether notching all-time highs Monday as Bitcoin pushed to record levels. Ether, the token that underpins the Ethereum blockchain network, topped $4,767 Monday, according to data from CoinDesk. A … Read more

What Drives Crypto Users? Distrust of the System or Speculation?

What Drives Crypto Users? Distrust of the System or Speculation?

The rise of bitcoin, ether, Cardano’s ADA and related cryptocurrencies – with market capitalizations returning to all-time highs and at times rivaling that of metals like silver and the world’s major financial companies – warrants an examination of investor views, characteristics and sophistication.One motivation for creating these digital assets was finding a substitute to fiat … Read more