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Global broadband speeds plummet during COVID-19 lockdown periods

Cable.co.uk has analysed data from the Oxford Coronavirus Government Response Tracker (OxCGRT), and over 364 million broadband speed tests courtesy of M-Lab (led by teams based at Code for Science & Society; New America’s Open Technology Institute; Google, Inc; Princeton University’s PlanetLab) to compare average internet speeds in 114 countries during and outside of their most stringent COVID-19 lockdown periods.

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Nigeria has developed COVID-19 testing kit and it’ll be commercially available – FG

The Federal Government has announced the indigenous development and validation of RNA-Swift in Nigeria.   RNA-Swift is a test kit used for the identification of SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent for COVID-19.   According to the Ministry of Science and Technology,  the development of the test kit was aimed at speeding up effective testing of Nigerians during the pandemic.   The …

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Girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr. Tests Positive for coronavirus

Kimberly Guilfoyle, the girlfriend of President Trump’s eldest son and a top fund-raising official for the Trump re-election campaign, tested positive for the coronavirus on Friday before a Fourth of July event at Mount Rushmore, a person familiar with her condition said. Ms. Guilfoyle traveled to South Dakota with Mr. Trump’s son Donald Trump Jr., in anticipation of attending a …

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