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  • New study shows vaccine protect fades after four months

    PROTECTION against Covid-19 offered by two doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech and Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccines begins to fade within six months, underscoring the need for booster shots, according to researchers in Britain. After five to six months, the effectiveness of the Pfizer jab at preventing infection in the month after the second dose fell from 88% to 74%, an analysis of…

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  • APPLY NOW: Nokia offers 300 scholarships for poor communities

    Nokia announced the launch of a scholarship program aimed at providing greater opportunities for underrepresented communities in the technology industry. Working together with online learning and talent transformation platform Udacity and Blacks In Technology (BIT) Foundation, Nokia will offer over 300 scholarships, with a focus on empowering students and career changers from underrepresented communities. According to the BIT Foundation, Black people comprise…

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  • World’s richest man Elon Musk earned $6.35 billion on Monday

    SOUTH African-born billionaire, Elon Musk, who is currently the world’s richest person according to Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index, gained $6.35 billion in New York trading on Monday, valuing him at $192 billion. As a result of Tesla’s prices rising 3.83%, the billionaire posted record gains on Monday. Market value for the world’s most valuable car company is $707 billion at present…

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