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China to give Nigerian villages free solar TV decoders

Monday 2 May 2016 | 15:59 CET | News
Some 100 villages in Nigeria's Bauchi are to be provided with free solar-powered educational satellite television decoders from China. Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar said the deal was sealed during his recent visit to China, adding that the gesture is part of the project to help 10,000 rural African communities identified by the government of China, the Daily Trust reported. The selected rural communities will be a pilot project to experiment with the use of satellite television in promoting basic education, especially in communities that urgently require improvement in enrollment of

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