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Lagos Computer village, Nigeria’s version of Silicon Valley, shut following COVID-19 lock down. Photo by Adekunle Ajayi/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Lockdown will hit Nigeria’s smallscale entrepreneurs hard. What can be done

As part of response to COVID-19 pandemic, Nigeria has announced a lock down in three strategic states but this is going to be tough on the self employed and small scale entrepreneurs.
Waitress Casey Stewart works at two restaurants, at least one which may have to close for at least a week or more. AP Photo/Kathy Willens

How the coronavirus recession puts service workers at risk

Service workers are some of the most at risk of both the coronavirus and financial woes.
Less than 30% of the workforce has the ability to work from home. Westend61/Getty Images

Telecommuting could curb the coronavirus epidemic

Two transportation scholars argue that telecommuting could play an important role in solving the coronavirus crisis.

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