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Chinese billionaire Jack Ma donates masks, test kits to all countries in Africa

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Chinese billionaire and co-founder of Alibaba, Jack Ma, says he will donate masks, test kits and protective suits to all countries in Africa to help the continent in its fight against the novel coronavirus.

Ma’s foundation will donate at total of 1.1 million testing kits, six million masks, and 60,000 protective suits and face shields.
They will also work with local medical institutions on the continent to provide online training material for coronavirus clinical treatments.
“The world cannot afford the unthinkable consequences of a COVID-19 pandemic in Africa,” he said in a statement tweeted Monday.
Africa has so far confirmed more than 300 cases, Egypt being the hardest hit with 110 cases.
The items will be delivered to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed will oversee the distribution of the supplies to other African countries, Ma said.
On Friday, the billionaire founder of Alibaba said he would donate 500,000 coronavirus testing kits and one million face masks to the United States. He has also shared his plans to give to Europe as well as Iran.
“Now it is as if we were all living in the same forest on fire. As members of the global community, it will be irresponsible of us to sit on the fence, panic, ignore facts, or fail to act. We need to take action now,” Ma said.
Source: CNN

 

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Ari Lennox returns with video for ‘Hoodie’ ahead of sophomore album

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Prince Charles highlights desire of Ghanaian youths to create their own jobs in his International Youth Day message

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Megan Thee Stallion Releases Highly-Anticipated New LP “Traumazine”

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OMB Peezy Announces Gangsta Grillz Mixtape ‘Misguided’ Hosted By Dj Drama

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Goldenboy Countup shares new single “Dinner Date”

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