Coronavirus: Malawi embraces technology to reduce the spread of COVID-19

Coronavirus: Malawi embraces technology to reduce the spread of COVID-19

- Malawi has proven that it is determined to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus

- The country is making use of technology to ensure that disease is nipped in the bud

- A video is making the round on social media in which a woman could be seen operating a tap controlled with buttons and a card

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As the deadly coronavirus continues to spread globally, Malawi has proven to the world that it is determined to contain the spread of the virus by embracing technology.

In a video shared on Twitter by Africa Facts Zone, a woman flanked by two other women could be seen operating a tap controlled with buttons and a card.

The women were excited as water gushed out from the tap after the operator pressed a button and made use of the card.

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In other news, a Nigerian teacher teaching French in Ibadan, Oyo state, has embraced okada riding as schools remain closed over the deadly COVID-19 the country is battling with.

The unidentified teacher said since there was nothing he could do as schools had been shut, he decided to use his bike to make money.

He said since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Oyo, the people of the state have been suffering, adding that his colleagues no longer have no means of livelihood.

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Meanwhile, the last survivor of the transatlantic slave trade has been finally identified in the person of Matilda McCrear, years after the belief that the last person was Redoshi Smith.

According to the BBC, a researcher at the Newcastle University called Hannah Durkin, previously indicated that the last of the survivors was Redoshi Smith who was captured in Africa in the 19th Century and brought to the US. But further works have revealed she was not the last to die.

Redoshi Smith died in 1937 and Hannah Durkin has now found out that a woman named Matilda McCrear who was also enslaved had lived until three years after 1937.

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