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Facebook on Tuesday said the coronavirus pandemic has users flocking to its services while it undermines ad revenue on which the world’s biggest social network depends.

Facebook ramps up efforts to curb ‘hateful content’ in ads

Facebook said Friday it would ban a “wider category of hateful content” in ads as the embattled social media giant moved to respond to growing protests over its handling of inflammatory posts.
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Trade war: American consumers face prospect of higher prices for everyday goods

The US economy may be roaring ahead, but American consumers face the prospect of paying more for everyday goods, due in part to trade tariffs.

Coca-Cola sets 100% recycling goal for 2030

Coca-Cola is launching a campaign to collect and recycle 100 percent of its packaging by 2030, part of a drive to reduce consumer waste globally, the company announced Friday.

Coca-Cola Nigeria to spend $600m on new products

Coca-Cola Company’s Nigerian operation will invest $600m by 2020 to boost sales, in line with a global strategy to extend the product range beyond its soft drinks.

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India becomes third worst virus-hit country

India on Sunday became the third worst virus-hit country in the number of coronavirus cases after the US and Brazil.
Vodacom SA

Valentine Chime appointed new Vodacom Business Nigeria chief

As MD, Chime will drive the Company’s vision of becoming Africa’s leading cloud and digital service provider, bringing to market a very relevant suite of next-generation technology solutions in the fields of Edge AI, SD-WAN/NFV and Cloud. The Company will be hosting an Artificial Intelligence Virtual Conference at the end of the month to showcase its innovative solutions.
Kenyan Airways planes are parked at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya, March 24, 2020. REUTERS-Baz Ratner-File Photo

Kenya Airways to lay off staff, reduce network and assets – chief

Kenya Airways will lay off an unspecified number of workers, reduce its network and also get rid of some assets due to the coronavirus crisis, its chief executive said in an internal memo reviewed by Reuters.
South African Rand coins are seen in this photo illustration. REUTERS-Mike Hutchings

South Africa rand up as risk appetite revives

Rising coronavirus infections in the United States have discouraged some investors from taking big positions in the currency market, but most remain focused on the growing likelihood that major economies will continue to recover.
Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), has warned residents to stop building structures on waterways.

LASEMA ends search in Lagos boat accident as 7 died, 14 rescued

The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said 14 people were rescued alive and seven died at the end of the rescue operation of a boat mishap on July 5.