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Big news! SMS marketing platform,Mobizhas secured $1 million pre-series round. The South Africa-based platform secured the funding from Kalon Venture Partners.
Next, Uber has halted its services in Nigeria due to the lock down in the country. The e-hailing service company will no longer be in operation till the fourteen days lock down in Abuja and Lagos is over.
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Still on Nigeria, the country’s minster of labourand employment, FestusKeyamohas urged service providers in the country to offer free services to Nigerians in April. The minister appealed specially toTelcosandPay-TVcompanies, as a means of relief to Nigerians in this pandemic.
Also, Abbot laboratories a Medical device company based in the US has produced a rapid test kit for COVID-19. The new kit can return positive results within five minutes.
Finally, Microsoft recorded 775% growth in Microsoft Azure cloud services. This excessive growth is due to the pandemic that scaled digital services.
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