How to Ship Perishables and Keep Them Fresh During Transport

Shipping perishable foods is an emerging market. Those working from home are ordering more frozen foods because they are easier to handle and cook. Here’s how to ship perishables if you’re thinking about starting this business.

Before you ship a perishable product, you have to ensure that the packaging is well-insulated. The package has to keep heat away from the product to prevent it from going bad. Here are a few shipping solutions for temperature-sensitive products:

Coronavirus: Dominicans Die of Drinking Liquor, Cuba Sends More Doctors to Africa

At least 109 people have died in the Dominican Republic as a result of drinking clerén, a drink made from sugar cane and fermented fruits. Experts have explained that the drink has got a high methanol content, which can lead to subsequent contamination. The victims ingested the drink believing that it is an effective remedy against the coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Sub-Saharan Africa to Fall in to Recession

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa has been significantly affected by the outbreak of the new coronavirus and is expected to drop dramatically, from 2.4 percent in 2019 to between less than 2.1 percent and down 5.1 percent this year. This would be the first recession in the region in 25 years, according to the latest “Africa Pulse” (Report for Africa), which is a biannual economic update by the World Bank for the region.

Faithful Celebrate Good Friday, Easter Amid Coronavirus

Mіllіоnѕ оf Chrіѕtіаnѕ соnfіnеd оn thе fіvе continents will сеlеbrаtе Good Frіdау аnd Easter Sundау іn unрrесеdеntеd сіrсumѕtаnсеѕ. Wіthоut bеlіеvеrѕ, Pope Francis celebrated Hоlу Thursday Mаѕѕ аt thе Vаtісаn yesterday, іn whісh thе Lаѕt Suрреr was rеmеmbеrеd. Duе to COVID-19, thе Argentine pontiff dіd not сеlеbrаtе thе fооt-wаѕhіng rіtuаl.

Coronavirus: 12 Dead in South Africa, South Sudan Records First Death

South Africa reported 11 deaths and 1,655 positive cases of infection with the new coronavirus yesterday. Elsewhere, South Sudan recorded its first death due to the disease. KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa’s province situated along the country’s coastline, is the province with the highest number of deaths, with seven out of the eleven recorded in the country.

Coronavirus: Africa Must “Wake Up,” and “Prepare for the Worst”

Today saw the number of infections by the new coronavirus in Africa exceed by 1,000 in 40 countries across the continent, with records of 30 deaths, according to the latest statistics on the covid-19 pandemic. In total, 1,107 cases of infection have been recorded since the beginning of the pandemic. The very first case on the continent was reported on February 14, in Egypt.

Coronavirus: South Africa Bans Covid-19 Fake News, Pandemic Spreading Rapidly Through Africa

The South African government on Thursday put into place a new law that provides for up to six months’ imprisonment for any citizen found guilty of spreading false information regarding the new Coronavirus pandemic. South Africa has 202 cases of people infected with Coronavirus and it is the most affected country in sub-Saharan Africa.

Coronavirus: Italy Announces Emergency Fund, Cases Rise in South Africa

The Italian Government has announced that it would provide €25 billion to fight the epidemic caused by the new coronavirus (Covid-19), which has already left more than 600 dead in the country. The announcement was made today by the Italian prime minister, Giuseppe Conte. Of the amount, approximately half will be used for emergencies, while the other half would be used for possible future needs in the country.

Sisi Speaks at AU Summit as Egypt Hands Over Presidency

The leaders of the African Union countries, at the beginning of their 3-day summit in Addis Ababa, sought to enhance their participation in mediations in a number of armed conflicts that are tearing the continent apart. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi announced his country’s readiness to host an African summit devoted to discussing the formation of a joint African force to combat terrorism.

African Union Summit Seeks Greater Role in Libyan Crisis

The 33rd African Union Summit will be launched Sunday in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, under the slogan “Silencing the guns to create conditions for Africa’s development.” The presidency of the summit will move from Egypt to South Africa, and to President Cyril Ramaphosa from President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi. Today, Ramaphosa presides over a closed session to present the challenges that stand in the way of Africa’s progress.

Communal News Now Writes, Submits and Publishes Articles and News for Facebook News

Communal News (CN) has notched another milestone achievement.  It is now being published on Facebook News. For the thousands of CN contributors, this is another venue in which your contributions to CN can be read. For Facebook readers, we have our new service at your Facebook News fingertips. Facebook News joins Communal News and Google News in delivering CN’s global fact-based news, often written by you the public. Along with the news service, CN is being published in over 100 global languages, on social media, and often finds advanced placement in organic search engines such as Google, Bing, Baidu, Yahoo and DuckDuckGo.

Can a Global Freelance Gig Revolution Save the Expected Nigeria Extreme Poverty Explosion ?

Nigeria is working hard to transform itself from one of the world’s poorest commodity-based economies, where the per capita GDP is just above $2,000 per year, into a high skilled information-based economy.  Nigeria, unlike Ukraine and other Asia countries, does not have a bordering country where the young and highly educated can easily migrate and dramatically improve their financial situation. Nigeria has more of its population in poverty (by definition under $1.90 a day) than even India. It is estimated that over 87 million people, about half of Nigeria, currently live in poverty.