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Konga, Samsung partner to deepen genuine products availability in Nigeria

Konga, Nigeria’s leading e-commerce giant, has inked a deal with global Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Samsung, to expand access to genuine Samsung products for millions of shoppers across Nigeria, while drastically reducing the penetration of grey (substandard) products in the market. To this end, Konga is expected to deploy its …

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Coronavirus: 8 South American countries take joint action; Turkey suspends mass prayers, shuts cafes, cinemas; Belgium gets gov’t 10 months after polls; Chile, Guatemala close borders; China reports just 1 new domestic case in new low

Mexico City, March 17, 2020 Eight South American countries that form part of the regional alliance PROSUR have coordinated their response to the novel coronavirus, according to Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno. Ecuador, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Colombia, Peru, and Guyana have agreed to “unify measures for the entry of people …

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Facebook steps up efforts to help Nigeria tackle misinformation on Coronavirus

As global numbers continue to rise, and with Coronavirus (Covid-19) reported in a number of countries across Africa, including in Nigeria, Facebook continues in its commitment in helping to keep people safe and informed globally, and locally through local partnerships, and updates to its platform. This includes: Supporting the Nigeria …

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Coronavirus: European cities in standstill; France struggling; Honduras in near lockdown; Czechs seal towns  

Berlin, March 16, 2020 Streets across Europe were quiet on Sunday, as lockdowns aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus prompted countries to tighten borders and people to avoid public spaces. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced a strict, nationwide curfew on Sunday, according to the APA news agency, with …

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Coronavirus: Trump declares national emergency; Canadian Govt. suspends Parliament; Queen Elizabeth cancels engagements; 15 Africa countries report cases; Turkey suspends travel to nine European countries; 132,000 cases reported in 123 countries; 5,000 dead

Harrison Arubu New York, March 13, 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump has declared a national health emergency over the fast-spreading coronavirus that has killed no fewer than 41 people and infected 1,875 others in America. Trump said the move would open up access to $50 billion in federal funding to …

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