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Chinese Billionaire Jack Ma Donates Vital Materials to Help African Countries Fight Coronavirus

Chinese Billionaire Jack Ma Donates Vital Materials to Help African Countries Fight Coronavirus

The news that Chinese billionaire and co-founder of the tech firm Alibaba, Jack Ma, will donate mass consignments of face masks, testing kits and protective suits to countries in Africa, is being received in Liberia with much excitement. Ma’s donation to the continent is intended to aid its fight against the novel coronavirus now ravaging much of Asia, Europe, and America.

As WHO Declares Coronavirus Pandemic, Mixed Decisions for Diaspora Events

As the World Health Organization declared the deadly Coronavirus outbreak a pandemic on March 11, it is becoming clear that diaspora events will be impacted. While the Liberian Studies Association announced it is postponing its 2020 conference, the Liberian Entertainment Awards issued a notice committing to holding its annual awards show.

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