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Big news! Chinese tech giant Huawei has donated two ultramodern Video Conference Facilities to Ghana’s Ministry of Health. The donation aims to help Ghana fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Next, Gradely, an AI-based edtech startup based in Nigeria has secured an undisclosed seed funding from Microtraction. It will leverage the funding to boost its early growth phase.
Guess what? The South African government has amended its National Disaster Act. The new act will allow the government to track suspected COVID-19 cases through smartphone data.
Sadly, Jumia’s warehouse in Lagos, Nigeria has been shut down by the government. The shutdown was effected by the Lagos State Government (LASG) due to a tip-off that exposed Jumia for violating its lock down rules.
Finally, Google has announced that it will invest $6.5 million in news agencies fighting misinformation on Coronavirus. The funds will be disbursed through its Google News Initiative.
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