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Nigeria Military kills 19 Boko Haram terrorists in Lake Chad
Today’s (Monday) engagement was a coordinated air and ground operation. After an intensive firefight, 19 Boko Haram terrorists were neutralised, while others fled towards the Lake Chad.
5,000 Ekiti Residents Received FG’s N20,000 Each — Governor Fayemi
The Federal Government on Tuesday reached out to 5,000 indigent citizens drawn from 16 council areas of Ekiti State under its Cash Transfer Scheme targeted at fighting poverty.
Zimbabwe’s Second-Biggest City Limits Water to Two Days a Week
Zimbabwe’s second-biggest city will cut off water supplies for 108 hours a week because of depleting resources
Coronavirus: how presidents across Africa are protecting themselves
Rwanda’s President – Paul Kagame – continues to hold in-person meetings (while complying with social distancing guidelines) as well as videoconference meetings.
Source: The Africa Report
Facebook is developing new tools for researchers to track if social distancing is working
Facebook said on Monday that its Data for Good program is developing Disease Prevention Maps, which show how people are moving around regions. According to Facebook, the maps include: co-location data, movement range trends and a social connectedness index.
Airbnb raises $1 billion in debt, equity from Silver Lake, Sixth Street
Airbnb has secured $1 billion in debt and equity from private equity firm Silver Lake and Sixth Street Partners, a lender that spun out from TPG.
Atiku gives an economic road map for Nigeria and other African countries
Atiku said – Nigeria and other African nations are yet to see the worst of the effects of this scourge. That is why we should unite and seek debt forgiveness, as a direct consequence of the impact of this pandemic on our economies.