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Gifting in the COVID Era

Jumia has donated face masks to the health ministries of Nigeria, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Uganda and Morocco. 54gene, a genomics research startup, has launched a $500,000 fund to boost local testing capacity for coronavirus in West Africa. Ventures Platform, a local VC firm, has also partnered with the Lagos science and research agency to find and fund innovative tech-based solutions that tackle coronavirus-related issues.

Alastair Tempest

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