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World Billionaire Donate Masks, Testing Kits to All African Countries

by Gabriel Omolo

Chinese multi billionaire Jack Ma has donated supplies to each African country to help contain corona virus.

In a press statement through his twitter page, the Alibaba founder announced that every African country will receive 20,000 testing kits, 100,000 masks and 1000 medical use protective suits and face shields.

This comes in the wake of multiple infections announced in different African countries with South Africa currently reporting the highest number of corona virus cases.

Jack Ma however noted that the African continent may be ahead of the virus as it learnt lessons from first world countries on the seriousness of the virus.

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1.1 million testing kits, 6 million masks and 60,000 medical use protective suits and face shields will be delivered to Addis Ababa the headquarters of the African Union with Ethiopia’s prime minister Abbiy Ahmed tasked with handling the logistics of delivering the supplies to every African country.

Ma had earlier in the week through the Jack Ma foundation donated 1 million masks and 500,000 testing kits to the United States to help combat the deadly respiratory disease.

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