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African Governments Team Up With Tech Giants To Fight Coronavirus Lies

African governments across the continent are teaming up with technology giants including Facebook and WhatsApp to fight misinformation about coronavirus on social media platforms that could propel the ...

Added April 04, 2020

The Coronavirus Crisis Could Wipe Out Entire Industries. These 5 Are at Risk

Without a federal bailout, some businesses and maybe entire industries have the potential to disappear due to the coronavirus pandemic. This is not only because half of humankind is now under stay-at-home ...

Added April 03, 2020

Detroit Bus Driver Dies Of COVID-19 After Complaining Of Passenger Coughing On Him. Now Riders Have To Board In The Back

Two weeks ago, a Detroit bus driver went live on Facebook to complain about a passenger on his bus who was coughing without covering her mouth. The bus driver, Jason Hargrove, has since died of COVID-19 ...

Added April 03, 2020

Rodney Sampson’s OHUB Partners With Morehouse College To Launch Virtual Coding School

When the world comes out on the other side of the devastating coronavirus pandemic, it will no longer be business as usual. According to Opportunity Hub (OHUB) founder Rodney Sampson, the businesses that ...

Added April 03, 2020

African Health-Tech Startup Raises $500K To Expand COVID-19 Testing In Nigeria

Y Combinator-backed African health-tech startup 54gene has raised $500,000 to purchase test kits and provide training that is expected to boost coronavirus testing in Nigeria, where only 200 tests per ...

Added April 03, 2020

Leaked Amazon Memo Details Plan To Smear Fired Warehouse Organizer: ‘He’s Not Smart Or Articulate’

In March, a New York Amazon facility fired assistant manager Christian Smalls when he called for workers to walk out and protest over unsafe working conditions in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Leaked ...

Added April 03, 2020

Josh Wallwork, TV Costumer Of The Stars, Dies Of Coronavirus Complications At Age 45

Josh Wallwork, a costumer in the wardrobe department of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (SVU)” died of complications from the coronavirus, reported Deadline. He was 45. The news of Wallwork’s death ...

Added April 03, 2020

Flint Community Mourns Loss Of 3 Spiritual Leaders To COVID-19: Bishop, Pastor, Preacher

Members of the Flint, Michigan church community are mourning the loss of three of its spiritual leaders to COVID-19 coronavirus. Bishop Robert Earl Smith Sr. and Pastor Kevelin Jones Bountiful Love Ministries ...

Added April 03, 2020

Top 5 U.S. States For COVID-19 Cases Per 100,000 Population

At least 6,200 people have died of the coronavirus in the U.S. and 244,228 people have tested positive as of Friday morning, according to the New York Times database. The U.S. now has the highest number ...

Added April 03, 2020

Amazon Worker Protesting Conditions Says Company Is Shipping Dildos And Non-Essentials During Deadly COVID-19 Pandemic

Amazon said in March that it would stop shipping non-essential items due to the COVID-19 crisis, but an employee who is protesting working conditions at a Michigan plant said the e-commerce giant continues ...

Added April 03, 2020

South Africa Looking For IMF, World Bank Bailout Amid Downgrade And COVID Lockdown

After credit rating agency Moody’s downgraded South Africa to sub-investment grade, the country’s finance minister says that he wants international finance institutions to help fund a coronavirus bailout ...

Added April 03, 2020

How Coronavirus Is Affecting Ad Rates And Website Traffic

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a decline in advertising rates since the start of the year but not as bad as initially anticipated by ad rate tracking site Ezoic. Ezoic was founded in 2010 by Dwayne ...

Added April 03, 2020

FBI Report: Chinese Scientist Was Caught By U.S. Customs At Detroit Airport Carrying SARS And MERS Virus Samples

A Chinese scientist was caught under extremely suspicious circumstances at Detroit Metro Airport transporting vials believed to contain the deadly severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and the Middle ...

Added April 03, 2020

Ethiopia Cancels Parliamentary Elections Indefinitely Over COVID-19 Disruption

The Ethiopian government has canceled parliamentary elections scheduled for August due to the coronavirus outbreak. Twenty-nine cases and no deaths have been reported in Africa’s second-most populous country ...

Added April 02, 2020

Opinion: How Neoliberal Capitalism Is Behind The Ventilator Shortages And Failed U.S. Pandemic Response

Hindsight being 20-20, some distinguished people are analyzing how the U.S. coulda, shoulda, woulda been better prepared for a pandemic if it hadn’t been for … (insert finger, point it). For renowned dissident ...

Added April 02, 2020

Michigan Engineering Student Dies Of Coronavirus Weeks Before Graduation, Was Repeatedly Denied Testing

Bassey Offiong, a college senior majoring in chemical engineering at Western Michigan University, had just weeks to go before graduation. On March 28, the 25-year-old college student succumbed to COVID ...

Added April 02, 2020

7 Nigerian Tech Startups Working To Prevent The Spread Of COVID-19 In Nigeria

The global coronavirus outbreak spread to Nigeria at the end of February and has since infected 174 Nigerians, claiming two lives. Nigerian venture capital network Ventures Platform recently partnered ...

Added April 02, 2020

COVID-19 Crisis: Virtual Zoom Funerals Are Getting Popular

More than 100 people attended the Feb. 29 funeral of retired janitor Andrew J. Mitchell, in Albany, a small Georgia city of 75,000 people. Within weeks, Albany was swamped with coronavirus cases. At least ...

Added April 02, 2020

‘It Does Not Care Who You Are’: DJ Jazzy Jeff Diagnosed With Pneumonia, Suspects COVID-19

Hip-hop icon DJ Jazzy Jeff — real name, Jeffrey Allen Townes — has been diagnosed with pneumonia and announced that he believes he was infected with COVID-19. Jazzy Jeff, 55, made the announcement on Instagram ...

Added April 02, 2020

How Germany Turned Its Currency Into Toilet Paper By Printing Too Much In 1920s

In the 1920s, Germany turned its currency into worthless paper after its government printed banknotes in an effort to keep up with a currency that was spiraling down in value during the first World War ...

Added April 02, 2020

Cook County Jail Settlement: $7.5 Million In Payouts For Former Detainees Denied Prescription Drugs

Cook County, Illinois, has settled a class-action lawsuit with inmates who were refused needed medication over an eight-year period at Chicago’s Cook County Jail. Michael Parish, the first to sue the county ...

Added April 02, 2020

Dr. Fauci Is the New MSM Hero But He Downplayed COVID-19 Risk In February, Increasing The Body Bags

Dr. Anthony Fauci is now being touted as the truthsayer for the coronavirus pandemic, but there was a time when the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases urged the public ...

Added April 02, 2020

5 Ways That The Coronavirus Will Change College Admissions This Fall

Robert Massa, University of Southern California Editor’s note: The new coronavirus is spreading across the United States just as many high school seniors were applying to colleges or awaiting acceptance ...

Added April 02, 2020

Coronavirus: Your Federal Student Loan Payments Have Been Suspended For 6 Months

Most student loan borrowers will get a six-month reprieve from making payments to the federal government as the coronavirus pandemic triggers widespread unemployment and economic hardship. Through Sept ...

Added April 01, 2020

AOC Goes After Corporate Democrat Andrew Cuomo Over Suspending Mortgage Payments And Not Rent

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in March that the state would give homeowners a 90-day reprieve from making mortgage payments during the coronavirus outbreak. Renters did not get the same forgiveness ...

Added April 01, 2020